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Indianapolis Texting And Driving Accident Lawyers

Many car accidents happen because drivers get distracted, especially when they're using their cell phones to text. This can result in serious injuries or even deaths. The lawyers at Emerson Divorce and Accident Injury Attorneys specialize in holding drivers accountable for causing these kinds of accidents.

Using cell phones while driving, especially texting, can be really dangerous. Research shows that texting while driving makes car accidents more likely. That's why it's against the law in Indiana and other states. However, some people still text while driving, risking the lives of others.

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If you were injured by someone who was texting and driving, you could suffer from serious injuries. You might need various medical tests, time in the hospital, medication, physical therapy, and several follow-up appointments with doctors. It could take months or even longer to recover, and you might not be able to work. Some people are left with a permanent disability.

Despite texting and driving laws in 48 states, many people still use their phones while driving, which is a big problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2022, there were lots of drivers using their phones while driving. This leads to a lot of crashes – about 8 percent of all fatal traffic accidents. In total, there were 3,047 fatal traffic crashes due to distractions, causing 3,308 deaths. Out of these, 368 fatal accidents involved cell phone use, showing that it's still a big risk despite the rules.

Texting and driving is irresponsible, and people who cause accidents while texting should take responsibility for their actions. Sometimes, texting drivers may not admit fault and might even try to blame the accident on someone else.

Interesting Facts about Texting and Driving

  • Every moment of the day, over 800,000 hand-held devices are being used by drivers. (NCSL)
  • 60% of individuals aged 18 and above confess to engaging in emailing or texting while driving. (CDC
  • Texting and driving can impair your reaction time as much as consuming four beers within one hour. (Drivesafeonline.org)
  • Texting is distracting enough to cause you to travel the length of a football field with your eyes off the road while driving at 55 mph. (NHTSA)
  • 35% of teenagers confess to texting while driving, despite 94% of them being aware of the risks. (AAA)
  • 25% of teens respond to at least 1 text every time they drive. (AAA)
  • While driving, 10% of parents and 20% of teens confess to engaging in multiple text conversations. (AAA)

When you get hurt in an accident, you expect your insurance company to help you out. But sometimes, they care more about making money than helping you. They might try to pay you less than you deserve. There are a few tricky things they do to try to pay you as little as possible.

Looking for a lawyer after a car accident? Our team has been helping injured people for over 30 years. We know how to build strong cases and make sure insurance companies take your claim seriously. Our goal is to help you get the most compensation possible.

We begin by collecting all the information about your accident. Our legal team looks into what happened and gathers evidence. This involves checking the driver's phone records, and any photos or videos that might help. We also go through accident reports and medical records very carefully. If necessary, we seek advice from experts who can recreate the accident and other professionals who can provide specialized knowledge.

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Our legal team will calculate the full extent of your losses and request payment. This covers all your existing and future medical costs from the accident, as well as any income you couldn't earn. It also includes money for other hardships, like physical and emotional suffering.

Emerson Divorce and Accident Injury Attorneys are experienced in the legal field and have the skills, experience, and reputation to help you. We are known for fighting tirelessly for our clients to ensure they receive the compensation they deserve. We often reach fair settlements without needing to go to court, which means we work hard to meet your needs in the best possible way.

You don't have to pay anything upfront if we represent you. You only pay us if we win and get you the financial compensation you deserve. We cover all the costs of moving your case forward, and if we don't win, you don't owe us anything.

If you were injured in a car accident because the other driver was texting, we can help. Our team of experienced lawyers can explain your rights and answer your questions for free. Get in touch with us to schedule a convenient time to talk.

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