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Distracted Driving Accidents

Accident Lawyers Serving Ohio, Kentucky & West Virginia

Have you been hurt by a distracted driver? If so, we are prepared to evaluate your case for free and help you take the necessary legal action.

At Burnside Law, LLC, your well-being is our top priority. We have decades of experience and in-depth understanding of the laws and regulations that apply to your case. When you come to our firm for help in the aftermath of a car accident, we know that time is of the essence and that your well-being depends on our ability to help you obtain fair compensation.

Call (888) 724-9319 to speak to an automobile accident attorney in the tri-state area.

Establishing Liability for Distracted Driving Accidents

One of the most important parts of any effective personal injury claim is proving that the defendant behaved negligently and that their negligence directly contributed to your injuries. Unless they explicitly confess that they were not focused on the road at the time of the accident, it can be quite challenging to prove that the person who harmed you did so as a result of any of the following forms of distracted driving:

  • Texting and driving
  • Talking on the phone while driving
  • Eating while driving
  • Adjusting the music, air, etc. while driving
  • Failing to maintain focus on the road for any other reason

Not all forms of distracted driving involve phones, but more than 80% of motorists admit to regularly texting, talking, or otherwise using digital devices while driving. As a result, the majority of distracted driving accidents now involve cell phones, raising important questions of liability for affected parties.

When private individuals cause accidents and injuries while texting, talking, or otherwise driving while distracted, there is a strong likelihood that they are directly, solely responsible. However, there are some circumstances in which third parties may bear full or partial liability for your injuries. For example, an employer may be held responsible for the results of a car accident caused by an employee who was required to drive while on a work-related phone call. Parents can also be held legally responsible if their teenage children engage in risky roadway behaviors and cause costly damage to pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, or other driers.

Even if you are unsure how to prove that the driver who hurt you was distracted, you may still have legal options. At Burnside Law, LLC, we understand how to investigate your accident, build a strong case, and pursue compensation for your injuries. Allow us to come alongside you and advise you during this time.

Schedule your free, confidential case review with an automobile accident lawyer today.

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