Fatal Car Accidents

High quality lawyers protecting the rights of surviving family members

Texas has more fatal traffic accidents than any other state. While fatal auto accidents may be common, you don't have to suffer the loss of a loved one alone.

If you lost a loved one in a fatal car accident in Texas, The Bates Law Firm provides the support and guidance you need to recover the compensation you deserve. Our highly qualified attorney and staff focus solely on helping victims - never insurance companies - and we are committed to providing reliable, attentive representation for the long haul.

Fatal car accidents in Texas

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 32,300 deadly motor vehicle accidents occurred in 2011. Preliminary data show that an estimated 16,290 people died in traffic crashes in the first half of 2012 - a nine percent increase over the 14,950 who died in the first half of 2011. In 2010, one out of every 11 fatal U.S. traffic accidents occurred in Texas.

Clearly, fatal traffic accidents continue to be a growing problem in Texas and throughout the United States. If you lost a loved one in a fatal accident, our San Antonio car accident lawyer provides the help you need to recover compensation for burial expenses, lost wages and benefits, and other hardships. Using skills and an expertise we have developed over more than 25 years of service, we strategically negotiate with the liable driver's insurance company for a fair settlement or aggressively seek a favorable verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Types of fatal motor vehicle accidents

Our lawyer is dedicated to helping surviving family members seek compensation in a fatal car accident lawsuit for deaths in all types of car wrecks and other traffic accidents resulting from a broad range of causes, including:

  • Driver negligence
  • Distracted drivers
  • Hit and run accidents
  • Auto defects, including rollovers and tire blowouts
  • Defective roadways
  • Drunk driving
  • Undertrained truck drivers
  • Truck company negligence
  • Improper truck maintenance

Seek immediate representation from a qualified accident lawyer after a fatal crash

The Bates Law Firm in San Antonio provides sensitive, highly personalized representation when you have lost a loved one in a fatal vehicle accident. To learn more about our experience and services, contact us online or call 210-226-3777, toll free at 877-716-3777 today for a free initial consultation.