Common sense would seem to tell you that if someone is drinking and driving in our state and you get into an accident with them, they’re the one who’s going to be at fault. After all, everyone knows that it’s illegal to drive while intoxicated.
Moreover, it’s common knowledge that alcohol makes you impaired. Stands to reason that the impaired individual is the one that caused the crash, right?
The Drunk Driver Isn’t Always Found Liable
For better or worse, it is not always the case that the impaired individual is the one who caused the accident, and Texas law recognizes this. While it is certainly true that driving drunk will increase someone’s chances of being found liable if they [...]