• Car Crashes Into Home, Killing Driver
  • April 4, 2013 | Author: Jeffrey H. Rasansky
  • Law Firm: Rasansky Law Firm - Dallas Office
  • NBCDFW reports that police are investigating the causes of a crash that ended up with a car crashing into a home at the beginning of January. According to the report, the accident occurred at about 2:45 AM. A 2005 Cadillac CTS had crashed into a home, taking the life of the driver.

    Fortunately, nobody inside the home was injured in the crash. The driver was identified as a 20-year-old woman and police are still trying to determine exactly what happened that led up to the crash.

    Car Crashes and Dangers

    Not all of the dangers of car crashes are readily apparent. While you may exercise a lot of caution on the roads, pedestrians and even houses sometimes end up being hit by drivers. It's not apparent what caused this crash, but other drivers have plowed into houses out of pure negligence, intoxications and for other reasons.

    When a car crash causes property damage, the driver of that vehicle may be liable for paying those damages. This is where Dallas personal injury attorneys oftentimes come into play. These attorneys tend to handle a lot of claims involving vehicle wrecks, both those involving personal injuries and property damage.

    Going after the driver of a vehicle that caused you property damage can be complex, which is why you need a good attorney.

    Investigating the Accident

    As you can see from the story above, it's sometimes not readily apparent what caused an accident. Investigators may take some time to piece together the circumstances of a crash. This is particularly the case if there is extensive damage to the vehicle involved, which can make it hard to determine if there was a mechanical failure that played into the wreck.

    Attorneys are skilled accident investigators, just as are police. Attorneys can oftentimes call upon experts to take a look at the accident and have them determine what happed and whether or not a driver was negligent and if that negligence was the cause of the injuries and property damage involved.

    Talk to an attorney if you have been the victim of a negligent driver. There's no reason that you should have to pay the costs of an accident that you did not cause on your own. There is a chance you could win compensation for what you've been through, whether it was proerpty damage alone, personal injury or a combination of the two.