I was recently involved in a collision with another car. I was not wearing a seat belt. Am I still able to recover damages?

It is important to note that in Texas, the use or the lack of use of a seat belt is admissible evidence, and yes, if you were not wearing one, it may affect your compensation.

In other states, not having a seat belt on may bar or reduce the chances of receiving compensation. The reasoning behind that is that people suffer far more severe injuries if they are not wearing a seat belt.

Each case is different and unique. It is best to reach out to an experienced car accident attorney to find out your legal rights and about your chances of receiving compensation.

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