Driving unsafely in poor weather is almost always a recipe for disaster. One of the most common weather conditions resulting in car accidents is fog. Visibility is severely limited and it’s difficult to react quickly when a hazard suddenly appears on the road before you. A Daingerfield woman was the unfortunate victim of a collision with a tractor-trailer due to thick foggy weather.
The victim in the accident filed a complaint in early January 2016 with the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas against the tractor driver and the company employing him.
The lawsuit states that in December of 2014, the driver of the tractor collided with the victim’s vehicle, an accident allegedly due to the defendant driving at an unsafe speed in foggy weather on U.S. Highway 259. Failure to keep a proper lookout was also listed as a cause.
The victim claims that she suffered bodily harm in the wreck along with damages affecting her ability to work. The extent of her injuries and other factors were not available. She is seeking damages and a jury trial.
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Being the victim of an accident caused by poor weather can be difficult to deal with and recover from. Fortunately, the personal injury lawyer of the J. Gonzalez Law Firm is familiar with these sorts of cases. Get in touch with us in McAllen to get started on processing your claim if you or someone you love was the victim of a negligent car accident.