In Dallas, residents and visitors frequently call on local cab services to avoid parking fees at DFW and Love Field airports, to avoid DUIs, and to travel around town during major events, conventions, and conferences. Most of the time, taxis provide a safe, affordable, and convenient way to travel in and around Dallas.
Dallas is home to many different cab companies including Henry’s Cab Service, Cowboy Cab, Yellow Cab, and Dallas Taxi. Most companies strive to deliver a safe ride experience for their customers, but accidents can and do happen. Whether a taxi caused your accident or you were in a taxi when an accident occurred, remember Fielding Law. We handle all accidents involving taxi cabs in Dallas.
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Taxis, unfortunately, are not immune to risks on the roadways. Taxi drivers and other vehicle drivers make mistakes every day. Vehicles malfunction, and road construction crews sometimes create hazards instead of preventing them. When taxis crash, our Dallas injury lawyer at Fielding Law are here to help injury victims navigate the complexities of the law and secure fair compensation for their losses.
While taxi accidents can happen as the result of an auto defect or hazardous condition, most accidents in Dallas happen because of human error. Some of the most negligent driving behaviors that can contribute to taxi accidents include:
Understanding the causes of taxi accidents in Dallas is the first step in securing fair compensation. In preventable taxi accidents, many different parties may face liability.
Texas uses the doctrine of modified comparative negligence to determine fault in vehicle accident cases. Under the rule, anyone more than 50% at fault cannot recover compensation. Assigning fault in taxi accidents often requires a detailed investigation into the incident to determine contributing factors and liability.
The following parties may face liability for a taxi accident in Dallas:
Taxi accident claims may name one or more defendants, depending on the situation. At Fielding Law, we represent injured taxi passengers, other vehicle drivers and passengers, taxi drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists in taxi-related accident claims.