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The police say I was partially at fault for my accident. What does that mean for financial recovery for my injuries?

Texas is a modified comparative fault state and follows the 51 percent Bar Rule. That means that if you (the plaintiff) were 51 percent or more at fault for an accident, you cannot recover damages. If you are deemed to be 50 percent or less at fault, you may recover compensation though your recovery would be decreased by your percentage of fault.

Never assume that just because you may be partially at fault for a collision that you are automatically not eligible for compensation. Always speak to an experienced auto injury attorney first and let them assess the facts of your case.

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