Texting and Driving Accidents
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Human communication has been entirely redefined by cell phones. In the
matter of only the past several years, cell phone use has skyrocketed
in America, allowing us to remain connected to one another at all times
and in virtually all places. The debates about the pros and cons of this
pivotal social issue have included all sorts of arguments and disputes.
There is little disagreement, however, that texting while driving is extremely
There have been numerous studies regarding the dangers of texting behind
the wheel. According to statistics compiled and published by the National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), texting while driving creates
a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted. It can
also reduce the amount of brain activity associated with driving by as
much as 37%. This is because texting diverts a driver's visual, manual,
and cognitive attention away from the task of driving. It is, in some
sense, three separate types of distractions at once.
Proven Representation for Texting Accident Victims
Throughout the nation, a myriad of federal agencies, independent organizations,
and local communities have increased their efforts to raise awareness
about the dangers of texting behind the wheel. Although texting accidents
continue to injure and kills thousands of Americans each year, it has
become well known to any reasonable person that texting while driving
is a dangerous, negligent, and careless act. As any reasonable person
should understand the potential hazards of texting while driving, our
team of Clearwater personal injury attorneys works to highlight this fact
when handling such cases.
By conducting investigations to determine if another driver was texting
at the time of your accident, our attorneys can highlight the fact that
despite the widely accepted fact and knowledge that texting while driving
is dangerous, a driver continued to disregard the safety of others by
text messaging on the road. Florida has recently passed a law prohibiting
texting and driving. This is a negligent act that kills and injures thousands
of Floridians each year. As such, negligent drivers can be held fully
liable for compensating the victims they injure.
Pursue a Claim with Trusted Car Accident Attorneys
Our legal team is poised and prepared to guide injured texting accident
victims through the personal injury claim process. By filing these civil
lawsuits, we can help hold at-fault drivers responsible for their carelessness
and recover the compensation you deserve.
We have recovered
millions of dollars on behalf of injured car accident victims, are certified specialists in
civil litigation, and bring nearly five decades of experience into every
case we handle. If you or someone you care about has been injured in a
car accident caused by a driver you believe to have been texting at the time, place
your trust in a firm that cares about your needs and your future.
Contact a Clearwater car accident attorney from Roman & Gaynor to discuss the potential merits of your motor
vehicle accident claim.
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