Distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of car accident deaths. Consider these stats on car crash deaths in 2018:
- 2,841 – Number of total deaths caused by distracted drivers
- 400 – Number of pedestrians killed in distracted driving crashes
- 77 – Number of bicyclists killed in distracted driving crashes.
- 23,000 – Number of people who died in distracted driving crashes between 2012 and 2018.
- 9% – Percentage of fatal crashes that involved distracted drivers in the past seven years.
Most Common Distracted Driving Behaviors
- Texting or talking on the phone
- Adjusting the radio
- Grooming or applying makeup
- Eating and drinking
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Contact Our Personal Injury Attorneys to Protect Your Right to Compensation After a Car Accident Caused by a Distracted Driver
If you have sustained an injury due to a car accident, we are here to help. Insurance companies are notorious for doling out low-ball settlements, and we won’t back down until we get you the maximum compensation you deserve. Our skilled personal injury attorneys are here to answer all your questions and help you through the legal process.
Here's what to expect when you work with our legal team:
- We gather evidence. We collect and analyze all relevant evidence pertaining to the car accident, including accident reports, witness statements, photographs, video footage, medical records, and any other supporting documentation.
- We evaluate damages. We assess the extent of your injuries and losses resulting from the car accident, including medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other related damages.
- We determine liability. We investigate the accident to determine who is at fault and establish liability. This may involve reviewing police reports, consulting with
- We build a strong case. We build a strong legal case using the gathered evidence, medical records, expert opinions, and applicable laws. We present a compelling argument to support your compensation claim.
- We calculate fair compensation. We calculate the appropriate amount of compensation you deserve based on the extent of your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other relevant factors. This includes projecting future medical costs and the potential long-term effects of your injuries.
- accident reconstruction experts, and interviewing witnesses.
- We negotiate with insurance companies. We handle all communication and negotiation with insurance companies on your behalf. This includes filing insurance claims, providing necessary documentation, and advocating for fair compensation.
- We represent you in court. If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiation, we represent you in court. We prepare and present your case, cross-examine witnesses, and argue for your rights to compensation before a judge and jury.