Katy Taxi Accident Attorney
The last thing a taxi passenger imagines is going to happen when they hail a cab is to be put in the hospital because of the cab driver’s poor driving habits. If you were injured in a taxi accident, you have options for compensation. If the taxi driver is at fault, you can pursue a claim against the taxi company. If another driver caused the crash, you have the right to file a personal injury claim against that party. In some cases, both drivers may be partially liable if they both contributed to the collision. In this scenario, you have the right to file claims with both. To learn more about how you can be fairly compensated for your damages, the Katy taxi accident attorneys at The West Law Office are here to help in your time of need.
Injured as a Taxi Passenger
Taxi drivers cause crashes just like everyone else. Whether your driver was speeding, weaving in and out of traffic to make up time, or looking at their phone or GPS instead of at the road, you have the right to file a personal injury claim against them. Most taxi companies have large bodily injury policies in order to protect their assets in the case of a lawsuit. As such, even if your injuries are severe there is a good chance that the policy limit will be enough to cover your damages. What many victims do not initially understand is that even if your claim is worth X amount of dollars, there is little chance of recovering that much if the at-fault party’s insurance policy is less than that amount. The only good thing about being injured in a taxi accident is the large policy amount that you most likely have to work with
Injured as Another Road User (Driver, Passenger, Bicyclist, Pedestrian)
Even if you were not a passenger, if you were injured because of a taxi-driver’s negligence, you can sue the taxi company for your damages. This goes for victims who are passenger vehicle drivers, car occupants, motorcyclists, cyclists, and pedestrians. Victims of taxi collisions may feel like they are up against a lot, especially if the taxi company is a national-sized brand. Because of this, it is vital that you work with an attorney who has experience handling these types of cases.
Damages in a Katy Taxi Accident Claim
- Medical expenses;
- Lost wages and earning ability;
- Pain and suffering;
- Emotional distress;
- Loss of joy of life;
- Property damage; and
- Future medical expenses.
Contact a Taxi Accident Attorney Today
If you or a loved one were injured in a crash with a taxi, or if you were a passenger of the taxi during the crash, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced attorney before you talk to the at-fault party or their insurance company. Here at The West Law Office, our Katy taxi accident attorneys can help you recover your medical bills, lost wages, and much more. Call us today at 283-347-3247 to schedule a free consultation.