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Drowsy Driving Accident Attorneys in San Antonio

What to Do If You Are Injured by a Sleepy or Fatigued Driver

Driving while sleepy, fatigued, exhausted, drowsy—whatever you want to call it—is a widespread problem. Except when it comes to truck drivers who drive too long and put others at risk by disregarding hours-of-service rules, drowsy driving is not the same as drunk or drugged driving. It's not a criminal act, like DWI. For this reason, it's not always clear that drowsy driving caused the car wreck.

Every case is different. If you've been injured in a car wreck, our San Antonio car accident attorneys begin at ground zero, working to determine exactly how the accident occurred by looking at the facts and examining witnesses. Our years of experience and professional credentials—such as becoming Board-Certified in Personal Injury Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization—help us to provide legal representation that can make the difference in your case. We'll work tirelessly to find out what happened and seek the full, fair compensation you are owed.

For a free consultation with one of our drowsy driving accident lawyers in San Antonio, contact us at (210) 774-6445.

Common Types of Accidents Caused by Drowsy Driving

In practicing personal injury law since 1990, we've seen all sorts of cases that involve drowsy driving. We know what to look for when investigating car accident claims, including common signs that the at-fault driver was fatigued or asleep at the wheel.

Common accidents resulting from drowsy driving include:

  • Crossing the center line on a two-lane highway
  • Single-car accidents that create hazards for others on the road
  • Weaving into other lanes without signaling
  • Running stop signs and red lights
  • Running off the road and injuring passengers (like passengers in tour bus accidents)

Drowsy driving is not necessarily easy to spot, but that doesn't mean the driver who caused the accident isn't responsible. And, contrary to how some people talk about personal injury trial lawyers, we believe that representing people who were seriously injured because of drowsy driving or some other kind of negligent behavior is honorable work.

Speak With Us about Your Fatigued Driving Car Wreck

We work to obtain compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering—and we will not settle the case unless we've maximized your compensation. Otherwise, we are prepared for trial. Reach out to our San Antonio drowsy driving accident attorneys today.

Contact us online or at (210) 774-6445 for a free consultation.

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  • Top 100 Verdicts

    In 2017, Top 100 Verdicts recognized Dennis C. Peery, John N. Tyler, James Shaffer, and Anthony R. Garza-Vale as they had obtained a few of the highest Personal Injury jury verdicts in Texas.

  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

    Four of our attorneys are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a testament to our dedication and extensive personal injury experience.

  • Super Lawyers

    Founding partner Dennis Peery was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® in 2014 and has been reselected every year since 2016. No more than 5% of attorneys in Texas are selected to receive this honor.

  • American Board of Trial Advocates

    Attorney Dennis C. Peery, a founding partner at our firm, is a proud member and officer of the American Board of Trial Advocates. This organization is dedicated to improving the ethical and technical standards of practice in trial advocacy.

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

    All of our attorneys are proud members of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, which was founded in 1949 to empower trial attorneys throughout the state and help them provide outstanding representation to their clients.

  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association

    All of our attorneys are members – and some serve in leadership positions – of the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, an organization that connects fellow trial lawyers and promotes the public’s right to our courts and jury system.

  • The National Trial Lawyers

    The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40.

  • Top 100 Verdicts

    In 2018, Top 100 Verdicts recognized John N. Tyler, James Shaffer, R. Craig Bettis, and Anthony R. Garza-Vale as they had obtained a few of the highest Personal Injury jury verdicts in Texas.

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