Corpus Christi Highway Defect Attorneys
It is the responsibility of the state to ensure roadway conditions are safe at all times. You have enough to worry about when it comes to getting behind the wheel of your car, and preventable hazardous conditions should not be one of them. It is important to determine who is responsible and how to pursue a claim to recover monetary damages. Talk to one of our attorneys before you sign any settlement documents since once you settle, you cannot pursue further legal action.
With our help, we can uncover the laws and regulations that were put in place to protect you after you have suffered an injury due to a highway defect. Call us today at (361) 888-8808, or chat with us online to set up a a free consultation. We’re available all day, every day to answer your questions.
Do I need a Personal Injury attorney after an accident due to a highway defect?
The legal process is challenging, and insurance companies notoriously fall short of offering you a fair amount to cover the cost of damages and losses. You have a variety of options out there, but hiring an attorney to take the pressure and weight off your shoulders is the surest way of ensuring maximum benefits after your accident. With an experienced attorney, we can fight to receive every penny you need to recover.
Pursuing action against a negligent maintenance party may help save someone else’s life as well. Road conditions can be made hazardous due to several parties’ carelessness, and determining who is responsible can be a complicated process. Consulting an attorney will ensure all your bases are covered and you are getting the maximum results after you’ve suffered an injury. Give us a call today to learn more about filing a claim.
Why choose Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys to handle my case?
A serious accident can be life-altering. You will likely feel stressed concerning your finances and emotional and physical well-being. When you are hurt in an accident that was out of your control, it’s your right to hold careless people responsible.
You’re going to need help proving several key factors in your case. Texas has a two-year statute of limitations for personal injury and wrongful death cases. That’s why it’s important to contact a knowledgeable and experienced accident attorney as soon as possible after you’ve been injured due to poor road conditions. At Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys, we go beyond just the basic efforts to make sure our clients are getting the best representation in the business. We have been helping victims injured in accidents since 1976, and our attorneys now have a combined practice of nearly 80 years. Because of our many years of combined experience, we are well aware of the strategies and tactics the defense will use in the courtroom. At our firm, we are seasoned trial attorneys who will fearlessly take your case to court when you need it. We offer nationwide representation, an experienced team, 24/7 help and advice, and a free consultation.
Highway Defect Car Accident Frequently Asked Questions
There are many questions following an accident due to a highway defect or poor road conditions. The many factors that may be involved in your case will vary, and it’s important to get the answers you need as soon as possible so you can pursue legal action if applicable.
Is the state liable for certain highway defects?
According to The Texas Tort Claims Act, government entities are liable for death or personal injury caused by a condition of public streets, roads, and highways. Proving negligence is a long and complicated process, so working with our experienced legal team will ensure you have the resources you need to recover maximum compensation.
In Texas, what does not constitute hazardous road conditions that the state is liable for?
A hazardous road is tricky to define and there is a lot of fine lines between what you could sue the state or an individual for. Here are some of the conditions that the state is not liable for:
- Vehicles that are parked legally on the roadside
- Hazardous conditions led by a warning sign
- Uneven pavement
- Flooded roadways caused by a failure to misdirect water
- Roadway problems within or on school property
This is not a complete list, so contact one of our attorneys at Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys today to discuss further possibilities.
What do I have to prove as the victim of a highway defect?
If enough evidence exists, the following elements of your case will be proven by our team of experienced attorneys:
- The responsible party could foresee the danger of the hazard.
- The responsible party was aware of the issue but failed to handle in a timely manner.
- There was a lack of warning of the hazard from the responsible party.
- The hazard resulted in physical harm and suffering to the victim.
- There was no way for the driver to anticipate the hazard.
Any of these steps can be much harder to prove than expected, so it’s important you have an attorney who knows the law and the language.
Call us today if you’ve been injured due to a highway defect
Brunkenhoefer, P.C. Injury Attorneys hosts a dedicated team of experienced car accident attorneys who are passionate about justice and standing up for injured victims. We focus solely on helping injured victims recover costs for their losses. No matter how complex or traumatic an injury, we have the experience, resources, and insight to deliver a meaningful result. After we complete negotiations and reach a settlement, you may be entitled to compensation covering medical bills, pain and suffering, emotional trouble, lost income, and/or the wrongful death of a person in your family.
Additionally, we will not take a dime from you unless we obtain satisfactory results for your case. Do not hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns. We are available 24/7. Contact us today at (361) 888-8808.