Wearing a Cycling Helmet in Texas Impacts Modified Comparative Fault

Bicycle Accidents

Cycling is an excellent way to stay active, especially in the COVID era when social distancing makes other forms of exercise infeasible.

Still, from 2010 to 2016 there were 16,807 reported bicycle crashes in Texas, resulting in nearly 10,000 injuries and over 350 fatalities. Tarrant County is actually one of the top locations for bicycle accidents in the state.

Many of these serious injuries and fatalities were preventable if it weren’t for the other party’s negligence. If you are injured on your bicycle due to another motorist’s negligence, you have every right to seek compensation to cover the costs of your injuries.

However, proving fault can be harder than you think, and requires a thorough understanding of Texas modified comparative [...]