Distracted Driving Accidents

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Distracted Drivers: a Danger to Self and Others

Aurora Injury Attorneys for Accident Victims of Distracted Drivers

We’ve all seen it and maybe we have even done it our self, I am referring to driving while distracted. We have witnessed the man in the car next to us running his electric shaver over his jaw. We have glanced at the woman brushing on mascara at a stop sign. We have been in a lane beside someone texting while driving. It is a fact that many auto accidents are caused by some form of driver inattention. Nearly 20 percent of the drivers who caused crashes were “engaged in at least one interior non-driving activity” otherwise known as distracted driving behavior. According to The Zebra’s article Distracted Driving Statistics, in 2019, distracted driving was a reported factor in 8.5% of fatal motor vehicle crashes.

The most common causes of distracted driving include:

  • Talking and texting on cell phones
  • Changing routes on a GPS device
  • Adjusting music or controls
  • Grooming
  • Talking to passengers
  • Not looking at the road
  • Zoning out

Our Firm Fights for Injury Victims of Distracted Drivers

Drivers have a responsibility to remain attentive while operating their vehicle. When drivers fail to exercise due caution, their inattention may cause accidents which can severely injure other motorists or pedestrians.

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans, we work diligently to help people who have been injured by negligent or distracted drivers. We vigorously fight on behalf of our clients for their medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages.

Our attorneys handle each case from beginning to end to ensure that each of our clients receive the skilled and highly personalized representation they deserve. We take the time to learn how your injuries have impacted you and your family.

Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or someone you love has been injured due to an inattentive driver, you should discuss your case with an experienced auto accident attorney at Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices today. We handle all injury claims on a contingency fee basis, so you pay no fees to us unless we recover compensation for you. To schedule a free consultation call 630-585-2327.

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