DWI a leading cause of car accidents in Texas
Driving While Intoxicated is one of the leading causes of automobile accidents in the State of Texas.
In 2015, there were approximately 24,000 crashes related to alcohol. Of the 24,000 alcohol-related crashes, almost 900 of them were fatal. The great fear is that when the 2016 numbers will demonstrate an increase in these crashes.
Houston Texas Personal Injury Lawyer
Have you or a loved one been injured in an automobile crash due to someone else’s negligence? Mestemaker and Straub can help.
DWI crashes are common place for Texas Roadways. In addition for the shocking statistics in 2015, Texas leads the United States in DWI’s each year.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) there were 3,039 deaths on Texas roadways in 2014. In general, over 65,500 serious injury crashes occurred in Texas in 2014.
Over 89,000 people suffered serious injuries. In many cases, this occurred due to someone else’s negligence. These statistics become even more shocking as you dig down. Many of these deaths and serious injuries happen with the toxic combination of negligence and alcohol.
At Mestemaker & Straub, our personal injury lawyers are ready to help you.
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The Houston Personal Injury Lawyers at Mestemaker and Straub understand the stress and pain a personal injury can cause. We have extensive experience helping victims of life-altering accidents in Houston, Texas. We know that physical pain is just one of the outcomes of a serious accident. We are committed to obtaining compensation to help you cope with the financial and emotional consequences as well. If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of someone else's careless then contact us today.