Respect and attentiveness are two of the most important factors every driver should keep in mind at all times. Following through with them can help keep you and your loved ones out of harm’s way while on the road. However, there are many drivers who do not share this mentality and put other people in extremely dangerous situations. This was the unfortunate case for a Jefferson County man who was the victim of an alleged negligent accident, but he’s now fighting for the justice he feels he deserves.
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Danger on the Road
According to a report, the Jefferson County man has taken legal action against an Orange County woman after a car accident caused by her alleged negligence. The lawsuit, filed in Jefferson County District Court, claims the crash occurred as the man travelled and slowed down for traffic on Interstate 10 in Beaumont. As he decreased his speed, the woman struck his vehicle from behind, causing him to lose control.
The complaint holds the defendant accountable for:
- Failing to operate her vehicle in a reasonable manner
- Failing to keep a proper lookout
- Failing to control her speed
- Failing to apply her brakes in a timely manner
- Failing to avoid the wreck
The claim revealed the man sustained injuries, physical impairment, incurred medical bills and suffered a loss of wages. The plaintiff is now looking for compensation between $100,000 and $200,000 along with attorney fees and court costs.
Let Us Handle Your Case
A car accident, no matter how minor or severe, can leave you and your loved ones with insurmountable financial, physical and emotional worries. However, you don’t have to fix things on your own. While monetary compensation will not erase what you have experienced, it will help you take the first step to the life you once knew.
Let our personal injury lawyer stand by your side and defend you with a professional, effective and aggressive approach. If you’re ready to take a stand for the justice you feel you deserve, contact the J. Gonzalez Law Firm in McAllen today.