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Distracted driving accident

Distracted driving accident

It has been observed that distracted driving is one of the most common reasons behind car accidents. It is dangerous to have a distracted driver on the road, someone who is not able to dedicate his or her complete attention to driving. In 2017 alone, 3166 fatal accidents on road in US were attributed to distracted driving. Distracted drivers are not focused on their driving and they end up crashing into other vehicles or pedestrians.

If you feel that you have been a victim of a distracted driving case, you can contact us at Khashan Law for a free and confidential consultation. Our team of experienced lawyers can investigate your accident for signs and evidence to prove that it was a case of distracted driving. We can help you obtain the best possible compensation for your damages.

What do you mean by distracted driving?

With the upgraded technology it is so easy to be connected and navigate new places with the help of tablets and smart phones. However using these smart gadgets while on the drive can be dangerous and can become a source of distraction for the driver while driving on the roads.
Some of the prime reasons for a driver to be distracted while driving are:

  • Adjusting the radio frequencies or changing the music
  • Texting on the phone
  • Personal grooming like combing hair, checking make up etc.
  • Watching videos or movies on the move
  • Talking and making fun with fellow passengers
  • Reading something on smart gadget or maps
  • Eating or drinking
  • Checking the navigational system
Statistics for Distracted driving cases
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that more than 80% of car crashes is distracted driving.
  • 16% of fatal traffic accidents on U.S. highways are a result of distracted driving
  • Every driver knows the dangers of texting or speaking on phone and driving, yet people don’t deter from using these smart gadgets while driving.

Compensation for Victims of Distracted driving:

If you or your family member has been a victim of a distracted driving accident, you have all the rights to receive compensation. If you attorney is able to prove that the accident was a case of distracted driving, you will be entitled to get compensation for the following damages:

  • Medical expenses present and future
  • Lost wages and loss of earning capacity
  • Expenses for Funeral, burial, and/or cremation
  • Damages to Property
  • Compensation for any kind of scarring, disfigurement or permanent disability
  • Emotional trauma
  • Loss of companionship or love
Why do you need to consult a Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer?

Year on year, distracted driving accidents are growing by the day with more and more people getting distracted while driving due to use of smart gadgets. People are getting hurt or are killed because someone irresponsibly was texting or talking on phone or eating or reading maps whil driving.

Over the years, we at Khashan law have witnessed how the insurance companies make it difficult for victims of car accidents to recover their damages for the injuries sustained in the crash. Our expert team will ensure that our clients obtain full compensation for their present and future damages. Call us at (951) 461-2387 for a free, confidential consultation.

Contact a Southern California Personal Injury Lawyer

The Southern California Personal Injury Lawyers at Khashan Law, we represent clients injured by dog bites, car accidents, workplace accidents, accidents on another’s property, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. If you think you may have a personal injury case, please do not hesitate to seek the expert legal assistance you need to make things right. It costs nothing to call us, costs nothing for a consultation, and costs nothing to get us started looking out for your rights if we agree that you have a solid case.

Unexpected and unfortunate things happen to good people. Our caring legal professionals are here to help you recover the financial payment you deserve so you can get on with your life. Remember, all legal fees are based on a percentage of the award, and you pay nothing for our services until we win your case. We have three conveniently-located offices in Southern California.

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If you are an accident victim who has been injured in a vehicle accident, in a slip and fall accident at some business or facility, or injured by the negligent and wrongful conduct of others, and need answers to your questions or to find out what your case is worth, please call us today at (951) 461-2387 for a free, confidential consultation. Or if you prefer, fill out our Contact Form. A lawyer or staffer from Southern California Personal Injury Lawyers will call as soon as possible you to schedule an appointment.

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