Distracted Driving Accidents in Dallas
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Nowadays, nearly every individual has access to email accounts, bank accounts,
maps, and contact with other persons through the use of their cellphone.
While this can make life easier, these small devices can cause deadly
car accidents if used while driving. In fact,
Distraction.Gov, the official United States government website for distracted driving,
states that at any given moment, roughly 660,000 drivers are using their
cellphones while behind the wheel, leaving many innocent drivers at serious risk.
When a person becomes the victim of a distracted driving accident, they
reserve the right to file a lawsuit against the driver responsible for
their harm. However, these types of cases can be complex, so it is in
the best interest of the injured party to contact experienced legal representation
following a crash caused by a distracted driver.
A skilled attorney can pursue monetary compensation or the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Chiropractic costs
- Physical therapy expenses
- Emotional distresses
At Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC, our Dallas distracted driving lawyers are dedicated
to fighting for the rights of the injured. For aggressive defense, contact
our team today!
Common Forms of Distracted Driving
There are various forms of distracted driving. According to various sources,
all forms of distracted driving fall into three different categories:
visual distraction, mental distraction, and physical distraction. In some
cases, a form of distracted driving can be classified in two or even all
three of the categories.
Some of the most common forms of distracted driving include the following:
- Talking on the phone
- Talking to passengers
- Examining maps
- Manipulating electronic devices
Regardless of what form of distracted driving a person may commit, all
leave road-users at serious risk for harm. In fact, the National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2013, 3,154 individuals
suffered fatal injuries caused by drivers participating in various distracting
Injured by a Distracted Driver? Contact Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC.
If you or someone you love was injured by a driver who was engaging in
distracting activities while behind the wheel, it is important you seek
experienced legal counsel right away. At our firm, we believe no person
deserves to suffer a lifetime of consequences or pain due to another person’s
negligent, reckless, or harmful actions, and that is why we stand ready
to fight by your side. When you entrust our team with your case, we will
work diligently to pursue maximum financial compensation for your injuries or the
wrongful death of a loved one. In addition, we will work hard to ensure you receive the
medical assistance you need from beginning to end.
Do not wait to retain the legal advocacy you need. Speak with a Dallas
car accident attorney today by calling our firm or by
filling out a free consultation form online.