What’s the big deal about classifications related to your car accident? Quite a bit. And this should greatly affect the personal injury lawyer you choose.
The State of Texas maintains an entire guide that defines every last aspect of a motor vehicle crash.
Yes. It’s boring reading. But it can greatly affect fault and how much you may or may not be able to win in an auto accident injury case.
You can check out the 2017 classification guide here if you want to see what it looks like.
For example, the guide defines a “school bus.” That doesn’t seem all that tricky at first. But the definition notes a “school-chartered bus” or a “mass transit authority” bus does not qualify as a “school bus.”
So, that can impact your injury claim, the final outcome, and how much compensation you may or may not get.
More on why this matters in a second. But first, take […]