Causes of Car Accidents

Attorney Doug Goyen If you or someone you care about has been injured in an accident, our Dallas car wreck attorneys can help you recover quickly and rebuild your life. Since 1997, the Law Office of Doug Goyen has successfully represented thousands of injured clients for all varieties and causes of auto accidents in Dallas and throughout Texas in serious accident and personal injury cases.

If you were injured in an accident, you are probably concerned about unpaid medical bills, getting treatment for your injury and how you will pay for it, lost time from work and lost income as a result of the injury, receiving the full settlement value for your personal injury claim from the insurance adjuster, and hiring a Dallas personal injury attorney who will get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

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Car upside down Most car accidents that result in injuries are usually caused by violations of traffic laws. Someone is rushing and decides to drive faster than they should. Someone makes the decision to change lanes without looking. Someone can’t afford to be held up by a stop sign or light, so they decide to drive right through it. Someone is addicted to their “smart” phone, so they choose to look at it instead of paying attention to the road. Tailgating, aggressive driving, drinking and driving, and driving while under the influence of medication or fatigue are all causes of accidents. These are the choices that people make, either consciously or unconsciously, that lead to car accidents. If someone does any of the above and collides with another person, they are liable for any injuries or property damage caused by the car accident.

These rules are not intended solely to provide police officers with justification for issuing traffic tickets. These safety rules are in place to keep us all safe. If people break the rules of the road and injure someone, they must pay for the damage or injury caused by their actions. To require less encourages those who break the rules to continue doing so, making them a hazard to those who drive lawfully and safely on public roads. Violations of traffic laws make drivers dangerous not only to others, but also to themselves and passengers in their vehicles.

Typically, an automobile collision injury results from a decision to break the law. Choosing to speed, attempting to beat a red light, and failing to pay attention (messing with a cellphone, text, radio, or whatever is distracting the driver). These are the choices that lead to the majority of car accidents and injuries. The laws that were enacted to ensure the safety of everyone else. The insurance industry refers to “accidents” as if nothing could have been done to prevent what happened. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Insurance claims and lawsuits for damages, injuries, and deaths are caused by drivers who violate traffic laws and traffic safety regulations that apply to all drivers.


The Law Office of Doug Goyen handles motor vehicle accidents causing injuries, including car accident injury cases, truck accident injury cases, DWI accident injuries, bicyclists hit by cars, motorcycle accident injury cases, pedestrians hit by cars, in which negligence has resulted in physical injury or death. When a person is injured, they frequently suffer mental anguish damages as a result of the severity of the injury and the changes it causes in their life. If you have been physically injured and that injury has also caused mental anguish as a result of a car accident, please contact our office for assistance with your case.


If you have suffered an injury accident, Attorney Goyen provides a free consultation as well as a free strategy session with a Dallas personal injury attorney. A summary of your case, identification of the legal issues involved in your case, and identification of those legal issues that will help maximize your recovery in your case are all part of the strategy session. We will email you a copy of this strategy session for your records. Call us at (972) 599 4100 right away. There is no fee unless and until you win.


Law Office of Doug Goyen
15851 Dallas Pkwy #605
Addison, Texas 75001
(972) 599 4100 phone
(972) 398 2629 fax

Directions to our office: We are on the southbound side of the service road to the Tollway. Stay on the Dallas North Tollway until you come to the Keller Springs exit. Take the Keller Spring exit. Stay on the service road on the southbound side and go just past Keller Springs. Our office is the 2nd building south of Keller Springs, located on the service road to the North Dallas Tollway in the Madison Business Center on the 6th floor.

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Very professional job handling my accident claim. I had some ER bills, and some visits to my ortho after (and various other bills that kept coming in). I was afraid I was going to get stuck owing money, but Doug Goyen took care of the case and had everything paid, including compensating me for the injury. Great lawyer IMO. I felt like my case was taken care of very well. Thx!! Bernard M.
Doug is a great attorney. He took care of my auto accident claim promptly, and answered any questions I had. I also had one of my hospital bills go into collections for non-payment. I was able to contact Doug a year after the accident, and received a copy of the check the hospital claimed they didn’t receive. I highly recommend this guy. David J.
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Mr. Goyen helped me take on my own insurance company, the great and mighty Allstate. My prior firm basically dumped me, with a permanent injury because the case didn’t meet their financial guidelines for a settlement. I was a bicycle rider hit by a car driver at an intersection, and Allstate was the company on BOTH SIDES OF THE CLAIM. My own insurance company tried to throw me under the bus to limit their payout! Without Mr. Goyen’s help, I would have been left with NOTHING! I had thousands of dollars in unpaid medical bills, unable to receive treatment to correct the issue. He was unafraid and helped me get the best settlement I could … I am tremendously thankful! Pamala M.