The Law Offices of Davis Smith, PC is a firm dedicated to helping people who have been injured by the negligence, recklessness or carelessness of others.
As anyone who has ever had a car accident knows, even a minor fender-bender leaves drivers and passengers shaken up for quite some time. Unfortunately, people involved in more significant car crashes have to handle much more, beyond the initial shock and the resulting anxiety.
West Texas is a major north-south and east-west crossroads for semi tractor-trailer traffic.Davis Smith has handled numerous trucking accident cases involving out-of-town truckers, as well as accidents involving local 18-wheeler drivers. Our investigations have often taken us far and wide, including into New Mexico when a truck accident involved Intrastate trucking.
Motorcycle riders are more exposed and vulnerable than the occupants of most other vehicles on the road; as a result, motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries or death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, while fewer than 5% of the registered vehicles in the U.S. are motorcycles, motorcyclists accounted for more than 10% of traffic fatalities. In Texas thousands of people are injured in motorcycle accidents every year.
In Texas, if a dog bites another person or animal, the dogs owner is responsible for paying any medical costs associated with the resulting injury. However, an injured person may be able to recover additional compensation, for pain and suffering, wages lost as a result of the injury, and more.
Traumatic brain injuries can result from a slip and fall, a car crash, a medical procedure that goes wrong, or a variety of other occurrences. A person who suffers such an injury will find his or her life inevitably changed. Aside from the immediate pain and suffering and the costs related to emergency responses, traumatic brain injuries often lead to life-long limitations and expenses.
Davis W. Smith has 20 years of experience as an Attorney and has handled many 7 figure Insurance Claims. He grew up working in his Father's law Office where he gathered information from Clients and was Mentored in Settlement Procedures and how to structure Personal Injury Cases to increase their Value.
Premises liability is an area of the law by which injured people may seek compensation from property owners after accidental injuries such as: more>>
What are the criteria in determining the crashworthiness of a vehicle?
Crashworthiness is the ability of a vehicle to prevent injuries to the occupants in the event of a collision. Crashworthiness deals primarily with the secondary collision in which the driver and passengers collide against the interior of the vehicle. The cause of the accident is usually considered irrelevant in crashworthiness cases.
Chances are, when you purchase an automobile, there are emotional ties to the purchase along with financial. You invest more than just money, you are investing in your life and those who will be traveling with you. It is only reasonable for consumers to expect their vehicle will keep them safe. This is a concept called crashworthiness. By definition, crashworthiness is the ability of a vehicle to prevent or mitigate injuries to vehicle occupants during a collision.