Texting And Driving Accidents Lawyer
From tending to children in the back seat to listening to a navigational system, talking to passengers, eating, sightseeing or even putting on makeup, there are a number of diversions for those behind the wheel. Yet, texting and driving is perhaps the most dangerous form of distracted driving, as it causes drivers to take their eyes off of the road for up to 5 seconds. What’s more is that the process of texting requires a certain level of cognitive processing, and this significantly reduces the ability to concentrate while driving.
Texting while driving is illegal in South Carolina. Given this knowledge and the fact that many continue to text while driving, it’s imperative to seek help from an experienced texting and driving accident lawyer if you or someone you love is injured or killed as a result.
Injured By A Distracted Driver?
Without question, when a driver chooses to text while driving, he/she is engaging in behavior that could lead to a serious injury or death. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports nearly 400,000 injuries associated with distracted driving, while drivers using a hand-held device or phone are four times more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident.
Depending on the severity of a crash, a person’s injuries could vary from head concussion and broken bones to traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injury, collapsed lungs, or severe damage to legs, arms, hands or feet. Victims might require extensive medical care, therapy, rehabilitation, pain management and time away from work.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed by a distracted driver in Charleston or the surrounding areas, Taylor Anderson works tirelessly to ensure that distracted drivers are held accountable for their actions. Gathering all of the facts pertaining to your accident and injury, Taylor builds a case that will provide the most favorable outcome possible.
For a free evaluation of your injuries and help with a distracted driving or negligent claim, contact the Taylor Anderson Law Firm today.