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Fort Worth attorneys can help after a wrong way crash results in fatal injury.

Texas – December 3, 2021

A man was killed and a woman was critically injured early Friday in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 30 near downtown Fort Worth according to authorities.  The man suffered fatal injury at the scene, and the driver of the wrong way vehicle was in critical condition. The crash was reported just after 2:30 a.m. Friday on westbound Interstate 30 near Main Street.  Surviving loved ones of the individual who suffered fatal injury from the wrong way crash should immediately speak with an experienced car accident attorney in order to file a wrongful death claim. Cooper Law Firm can guide loved ones’ actions and attempt to speed up the process of accessing insurance funds to pay for funeral and burial costs.

Fault.

Wrong way vehicle crashes often occur because of driver error, and an investigation will need to be completed to ascertain why the critically injured driver was traveling the wrong way on Interstate 30, causing fatal injury to the driver of the car she hit. A personal injury lawyer specializing in Texas car accidents could help sort out who may be negligent in a wrong way crash accident and what state and federal laws will support a claim for damages.

Insurance.

Pursuant to Section 601.072 of the Texas Statutes, all motor vehicles must be covered by insurance including liability coverage for at least Thirty-Thousand Dollars per person, Sixty-Thousand for two or more people, and Twenty-Five Thousand for property damage for each accident. Texas drivers must establish financial responsibility for their vehicle, accomplished by purchasing car insurance to cover expenses related to injuries and damages from vehicle accidents.  Talk to a wrongful death attorney to ascertain if there may be additional penalties for violations of law, such as DUI, or reckless driving were causal factors to the wrong way crash

Wrongful death.

In Texas, family members, or legal representatives must file a wrongful death legal action within two years from the date of the incident that caused an untimely death.  A Texas wrongful death attorney can assist with damage valuations and timelines relevant to a case. Compensation may cover:

  • Medical bills and treatment,
  • Funeral and burial expenses,
  • Lost wages relevant to life expectancy compensation,
  • Compensation for pain and suffering,
  • Punitive damages based on individual case.

Hire a lawyer.

Car accident victims who have lost a loved one, or who have been injured should hire competent legal counsel at the Cooper Law Firm who can objectively speak on their behalf in a courtroom, and work toward catastrophic damage recovery and timely access to insurance funds to cover funeral and burial expenses.

Cooper Law Firm
N. Eric Cooper
Address: 501 N Third St,
Longview, TX 75601

Telephone ; (903) 297-0037
Toll-Free: 1-855-297-HURT (4878)
Facsimile: (903) 236-0035

Sources.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/one-dead-after-wrong-way-crash-on-i-30-in-fort-worth/ar-AARqeVV

https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/TN/htm/TN.601.htm#601.051

https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/CP/htm/CP.16.htm#16.003

https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/TN/htm/TN.601.htm#601.072

https://www.tdi.texas.gov/pubs/consumer/cb020.html

 

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