Texting Accidents May Be the Result of an Illegal Action
Drivers who text while driving are not just acting negligently. They are breaking the law as well. The state of Georgia has joined a growing number of states that have banned texting while driving. Even so, despite laws on the books, drivers continue to disobey the law and send or receive text messages. The risks can be huge. Studies have found that texting while driving increases the odds of having an accident by 23 times.
If you have been injured in a texting accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. You need an experienced attorney in your corner. Rely on the seasoned attorneys at The Eichholz Law Firm. We pursue justice for texting accident victims.
How a Texting Accident Attorney Can Help Your Case
Some studies have compared the risks of texting behind the wheel to driving while drunk. As with many driver distraction cases, someone texting while driving may be involved in a rear-end accident. The driver may deny that he or she was using the cell phone. Our investigators can analyze cell phone records and other reports that may prove that the driver was sending or receiving text messages.
Injuries linked to texting while driving can range from sprains and strains to broken bones, traumatic brain injuryand spinal cord injury. If a death occurs, we may be able to help the family pursue a wrongful death lawsuit.
Contact a Texting Accident Attorney
Contact our firm for a free consultation. A texting accident attorney may be able to assist you. If you were injured, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering, among other possible losses.
The Eichholz Law Firm. We’re on your side.