Houston Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Trusted Representation for the Severely Injured
Statistically, motorcycle accidents comprise some of the most serious motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Motorcyclists are far more likely to suffer severe, catastrophic injuries and fatalities when they are hit by larger vehicles, such as cars and trucks.
If you were injured or lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident in Texas, you may be entitled to financial compensation. As your Houston motorcycle accident attorney, I can help you understand your legal rights and develop a strategy aimed at securing the maximum compensation you are owed. With extensive personal injury and wrongful death experience, I am well-equipped to aggressively advocate for you.
Contact my firm, Omar Saman, P.C., at (713) 521-9955 today for a free consultation.
Proving Fault in Motorcycle Accident Claims
Texas follows the rule of modified comparative fault, meaning anyone can collect compensation for damages after an auto accident, provided that they are found less than 50% at-fault for the accident. In other words, you do not need to prove that another motorist is entirely at fault for the accident that led to your injuries, just that he or she is more at fault than you.
In my experience, I have found that most motorcycle riders follow safe riding practices. A large percentage of motorcycle accidents are caused not by the motorcycle operator but by other motorists on the road.
Some of the most common automobile driver behaviors that lead to motorcycle accidents include:
- Failing to check for motorcyclists before changing lanes
- Following too closely behind motorcyclists (“tailgating”)
- Distracted driving, including texting while driving
- Turning left into the path of oncoming motorcyclists
- Passing unsafely and/or illegally
- Failing to stop at red lights and/or stop signs
- Failing to yield the right-of-way
- Fatigued driving
Motorcycle accidents are also commonly caused by poor weather, unsafe road conditions, and defective road design/construction. Faulty motorcycle parts and equipment—such as defective brakes, tires, or helmets—can all lead to or worsen the effects of an accident as well.
Trust Your Case to My Firm
At Omar Saman, P.C., I have the legal experience and skill, as well as the resources required to effectively investigate the cause of your crash. From there, I am able to prove the liability of another motorist, person, or party. My goal is always to secure the full, fair compensation you are owed. I understand the unique concerns of injured motorcyclists, including the exorbitant cost of medical treatment for debilitating and life-altering injuries. I understand what you are going through and I am here to help you pursue the justice you are owed.