After hearing news articles about multimillion-dollar personal injury verdicts, Texas car accident victims are understandably curious about the "dollar value" of their car accident claims. For this reason, the first question on the minds of people hurt by negligent drivers is usually: How much money can I pursue in my injury claim?
Standard passenger vehicles like cars, vans, station wagons and SUVs are supposed to share the road with smaller vehicles. In Texas, motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles can all legally drive on public roads, and motorcycles of a minimum size can also drive on highways, freeways and interstates.
Let's say you were driving to work early on a Monday morning. You wanted to get a head start on some reports your boss asked you to prepare, so you made it your goal to get into the office by 5 a.m. What you didn't count on was the fact that you'd be sharing the road with a drunk driver.