Distracted Driving Accidents
Columbus Ohio Distracted Driving Accident Lawyers
Distracted driving is not a new phenomenon. For decades, car and truck accidents have resulted from drivers being distracted by conversations or other activities while at the wheel. Additional distractions can include smoking, changing radio stations or sightseeing. Changing music selections on an iPod-type device can also result in a driver’s distraction.
Was Another Driver Distracted, Causing Your Ohio Car Or Truck Accident?
Other common distractions cited on the Distraction.gov website include:
In 2011, more than 3,000 people were killed in car and truck accidents involving distracted drivers, compared to 3,267 in 2010. An additional 387,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers, compared to 416,000 injured in 2010.
If distracted driving has injured you or someone close to you, it is important to get full compensation to heal and recover. The civil justice system provides a way, but a successful outcome requires the experience of a skilled lawyer.
Contact A Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer — Columbus, Ohio, Distracted Driving Accident Attorney
Our Columbus, Ohio, distracted driving accident lawyers have obtained tens of millions of dollars for victims of personal injury in more than 30 years of practice. Our attorneys are prepared to bring unrelenting advocacy, comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience to help you recover what you deserve if you have been injured due to distracted driving.
Contact a Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer
at 614-469-1400 or 800-647-7003 to discuss any accidental injury that may have been caused by another driver’s cellphone use, texting or other distracting activity.
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