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Car Flies Over Houston's Braes Bayou, Killing Passenger

Posted By Houston Personal Injury Attorney || 5-Dec-2010

Witnesses say a green Ford Explorer with two males inside was driving southbound on State Highway 288 when, for unknown reasons, the Explorer drove off the road just before the MacGregor overpass.

The Explorer went through a guardrail over Braes Bayou and landed on a concrete embankment on the opposite side of the bayou. The vehicle came to rest on its passenger side. One male died inside the vehicle. The second male, claiming to be the passenger, exited the vehicle and was taken to the hospital.

The male victim, in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. A second male, also in his 30s, suffered head trauma and cuts and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in an unknown condition. Houston police are still investigating the accident.

Attorney Jimmy Doan can help process some of the information to bring a quick and fair settlement to the victims and families of traffic-related accident victims. With lengthy experience in traffic injury, The Doan Law Firm, P.C., can provide answers for some of the toughest questions of traffic-related injury and death. The Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, has extensive experience in worker's compensation and employee litigation. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C. at 1 Riverway, Suite 1700, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.

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After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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