Changing Story After Accident

Automobile Accident / Responsibility


The Blame Game – Nobody Wants to Take Responsibility (Why People Deny It’s Their Fault When It Seems Obvious):

Collisions are caused by a variety of factors, the most common of which is an “automobile accident.” The problem with that phrase is that it gives the impression that there was nothing that could have been done to prevent it, that it was “just an accident.” Collisions are typically not truly caused by “accidents”; rather, there are several conscious unsafe decisions that lead to the collision; thus, the cause of the collision is typically due to bad decisions.

They are usually the result of someone purposefully breaking the law. The law is written in such a way that if people follow the rules, accidents will be rare. Unfortunately, many people decide that the law does not apply to them or is too inconvenient for them to follow at the time, resulting in wrecks, injuries, harms, losses, and even death to their victims. Some people believe it is acceptable to speed, change lanes without looking, and not pay attention while driving (cellphone, radio, applying makeup, etc.).

In today’s blame-shifting society, people who cause a car wreck often victimize you a second time by claiming that they aren’t responsible for the harm and losses they caused by breaking the law.

Dealing with a bad driver’s insurance company can add to the frustration. When victims of bad drivers try to collect from the bad driver’s insurance company, the insurance company almost always takes the bad driver’s word over the word of others who were involved. Insurers will frequently disregard police reports, eyewitnesses, and other vehicles involved in the collision, and deny a claim based solely on their own insured’s claim that everyone else is at fault. The person who caused the collision will frequently claim that the witnesses, police, and other people involved are incorrect or lying about what happened.

Insurance companies have taken a hard stance on cases. They only offer a fraction of the value of your automobile accident personal injury case. They anticipate that some people will simply accept the loss rather than hire a personal injury attorney and fight for their rights. Call our law firm right away if you don’t want to walk away and accept the loss. Speak with an attorney who can assist you. For car accidents and personal injury cases, we offer a free initial phone consultation.


Doug Goyen’s Law Office is located in Dallas, Texas. Attorney Goyen is a Dallas personal injury lawyer who represents people injured in car accidents, truck accidents, and other motor vehicle-related injury accidents. Attorney Goyen has been a licensed Texas attorney since 1997. Call us at (972) 599 4100 or use our website’s contact form.


If you are looking for a Dallas car crash lawyer, call (972) 599 4100. We offer free phone consultations. We also provide a free strategy session. The strategy session includes a summary of your case, legal issues involved, and legal issues we identify as being critical to maximizing the compensation owed.


You owe us nothing if we are unable to recover. We charge a contingency fee structured to take a percentage of what we recover. As a performance-based contract, the better we do for you, the better we do for ourselves. This aligns our interests in the case with our client’s interests.


Law Office of Doug Goyen
15851 Dallas Pkwy #605
Addison, Texas 75001
(972) 599 4100 phone
(972) 398 2629 fax

Directions to our office: We are on the southbound side of the service road to the Tollway. Stay on the Dallas North Tollway until you come to the Keller Springs exit. Take the Keller Spring exit. Stay on the service road on the southbound side and go just past Keller Springs. Our office is the 2nd building south of Keller Springs, located on the service road to the North Dallas Tollway in the Madison Business Center on the 6th floor.

By Doug Goyen,

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