Car Accidents and Distracted Driving
One of the leading causes of car accidents in California, and throughout the entire United States, is distracted driving. Drivers can be distracted for any number of reasons including talking on a cell phone, texting, eating, attending to personal hygiene, adjusting the car stereo, using a GPS device, reaching for an object in the vehicle, daydreaming, talking or paying attention to passengers in the vehicle and more. A study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that close to 80% of all crashes are caused by some sort of driver distraction and most of those distractions occur within three seconds of the point of impact.
In car accident cases it can sometimes be difficult to prove who was at fault or that distracted driving played a key role in causing the accident. Determining liability is essential when it comes to these types of cases. When you contact The Dunnion Law Firm we will use our 175 years combined experience, knowledge and expertise to see that you get the effective representation you deserve. As we are members of the exclusive Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® as the result of our multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients, you can also rest assured that we will be relentless when it comes to pursuing the maximum compensation that could be sought in a claim or lawsuit.
We know the pain and suffering that goes along with a personal injury accident. We understand how difficult it can be to try and move on with your life when you are burdened with medical bills and have been forced to spend time away from work all due to your accident-related injuries. Our firm is committed to being the zealous advocate you need. We will always keep your best interests in mind and we will work tirelessly to help you recover the compensation you should recover as the result of a distracted driver accident.