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Negligent Texting & Driving Accidents

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Have you been injured in a car accident because someone else was texting and driving? Know that you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 9 Americans are killed every day in traffic collisions involving a distracted driver, and that upwards of 23% of those distractions could be due to texting drivers.

Be sure to contact us today if you want to pursue justice after being injured by a negligent driver.

Dire Consequences of Texting & Driving Accidents

According to several studies, it is believed that texting while driving is just as dangerous, if not more so, as drunk driving. This could be true because texting on a cell phone while behind the wheel distracts the driver in three distinct ways: manual, visual, and cognitive. A texting individual’s hands will be off the steering wheel, their eyes will be away from the road, and their mind will be on something else.

By distracting themselves for just a few seconds, drivers who are texting can lead to car accidents that cause serious injuries, such as:

  • Spinal cord damage (paralysis)
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Amputation
  • Internal organ damage
  • Disfiguration
  • Severe lacerations

As the CDC’s statistics show, auto collisions involving texting drivers frequently lead to fatalities. If one of your loved ones has suffered a wrongful death due to a distracted driver, you may be able to pursue compensation for your emotional trauma as well as win damages equivalent to their projected earning potential for years to come.

We Offer a No-Risk Approach to Your Personal Injury Claim

At Laynas & Georges, P.C., we have committed the entirety of our firm to personal injury cases with the deliberate goal of making the lives of the people of eastern Pennsylvania easier during troubling times. With that in mind, we want to put our clients’ needs before our own. By offering to work on contingency fees – our Philadelphia personal injury lawyers only get paid through an affordable percentage of whatever settlement we win on your behalf – you do not need to worry about paying for anything out of your own pocket. We also offer free case evaluations to every inquiring client, so there are no surprising upfront fees as well.

Contact us today to discover just what we can do for you.

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