General Rules for Proving Fault
Texas Attorneys With the Resources to Prove Fault
There are many good things about Texas drivers. But when drivers operate their motor vehicles negligently, Texas roads can be dangerous places. Some drivers do things behind the wheel that ordinarily cautious people just shouldn't do — they go too fast, they talk on their cell phones or send text messages while driving, and even drive on the wrong side of the road.
When one of these negligent drivers causes an accident, it may be possible to hold them accountable by filing a personal injury lawsuit in Texas state courts. But proving the accident was the other driver's fault can be legally complicated, and it takes an experienced attorney to help maximize your chances of success.
At the Law Offices of Tyler & Peery, we use more than 130 years of combined experience to help our clients maximize their potential recoveries in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Our San Antonio, Texas, law firm has achieved a record of success, and we continue to pursue success with each case we take on.
Your Attorney Has the Burden of Proof
In a personal injury case, such as one involving a motor vehicle accident, the injured person has the burden of proof to show that the other driver was negligent. That means that you (and your lawyer) will have the responsibility to prove to the judge or jury each element of your argument. In order to prove your case, your attorney will rely on evidence collected from the scene, expert testimony, witnesses' statements or any combination of these things.
At the Law Offices of Tyler & Peery, we have extensive resources, which we use to build strong and successful cases. We often use the police officer's reports to guide our cases, although these are not necessarily determinative of fault. We also gather other relevant documents, such as medical reports, life care plans and bills.
When it is necessary, we also partner with a network of highly-regarded experts who provide testimony regarding their professional opinions. These include accident reconstructionists, physicians, life care planners, accountants, engineers and rehabilitation specialists to help prove fault.
If Someone is at Fault for Your Personal Injury
If someone is at fault for your personal injury, hold them accountable. Call Tyler & Peery toll free at (210) 774-6445 or complete our injury intake form. Consultations are free and confidential.