Distracted driving is quickly becoming more of an epidemic in the United States than drunk driving. The National Safety Council estimates there are nearly two million cell phone-related accidents every year with about 400,000 resulting injuries. In fact, nearly one in four accidents can now be attributed to distracted driving. At Leonard Legal Group, our New Jersey car accident attorneys take on distracted drivers, proving their negligence caused your injuries. We are tough on dangerous drivers and compassionate to the needs of injured victims.
Proving fault is the most important step in order to recover damages in a personal injury lawsuit. Traditionally, distracted driving has been difficult to prove the driver was doing something other than driving at the moment of the accident. Our New Jersey car accident attorneys use metadata and phone records against distracted drivers to prove they were not paying attention at the time of the collision, but were texting or emailing. Our goal is recovering compensation for you and your family.
Although it has been illegal to use anything but a hands-free device in New Jersey for several years, the distracted driving epidemic in the state continues to get worse. Drivers need to remain vigilant at all times, looking for signs that someone around them is distracted. Our New Jersey car accident attorneys suggest that swerving erratically or seeing the screens backlighting at night are two of the easiest signs of a distracted driver. Key statistics to keep in mind include:
The New Jersey car accident attorneys at Leonard Legal Group are here to answer all of your questions and provide reliable legal guidance. Contact us at 973-984-1414 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. Night and weekend appointments are available.
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Morristown, NJ 07960
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