Dallas, TX asked in Personal Injury for Texas

Q: Is it legal to ride a motorcycle with headphones on? Can that make a motorcyclist ineligible to sue after an accident?

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Gregory S Baumgartner
Gregory S Baumgartner
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Texas is a proportionate responsibility state. Which means a jury will usually decide who caused the accident and the percentage of fault (if any), for each party. Wearing headphones would not disqualify someone for the right to bring a lawsuit after an accident.

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