15-Car Crash Causes Closure on Westbound 183 in Irving, South of DFW International Airport

A 15-car crash on westbound 183 in Irving near DFW International Airport forced the highway to shut down for several hours Monday morning at approximately 3:00 a.m. on October 14, 2013. No fatalities have been reported; however two individuals were transported to an area hospital, while 10 others were treated at the scene. Police speculate that the driver who caused the wreck was likely driving too fast in the rainy weather. At present, names of the victims and the driver who is at fault for the accident have yet to be released. Legal information regarding this accident can be emailed to us.


Below is a video clip that details the accident, courtesy of wfaa.com:

 

 

 

 

Legal Commentary

While an accident like this can cause a lot of injuries, damages, and inconvenience, it is very fortunate that there have been no fatalities as a result of this massive car wreck. In this scenario, the primary legal matter that is evident is a potential civil case. Reports indicate that police have identified the party responsible for this chaotic crash; therefore enabling all victims involved in this accident to pursue legal action for the injuries they sustained, and the medical expenses that will accompany these injuries. Filing a civil claim against the responsible party will ensure that the burden to pay for unexpected medical bills does not fall on the victims who were not at-fault for this accident.
Further questions can be directed to the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm by clicking here, or by calling our office at 1.866.705.7584.

 

About the Author

Majed Nachawati is a preeminent personal injury lawyer with a focus on representing victims and families involved in automobile accidents, personal injury accidents, wrongful death lawsuits, work place accidents, and product liability claims throughout the state of Texas. Mr. Nachawati has resolved numerous automobile accident cases through trial and settlement that have resulted in seven and eight figure confidential settlements. He is on the Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas. He is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas and Arkansas, and is licensed in the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a Leader’s Forum and PAC member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past four consecutive years for legal excellence, in connection with automobile accidents and personal injury cases. Mr. Nachawati is also a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Nachawati can be reached by email or by calling 1.866.705.7584.

 

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