In a previous issue, we talked about the growing dangers of distracted driving. In it, we shared the news that over 3,000 people lost their lives last year from injuries sustained in crashes involving distracted drivers.
If you’re injured by a distracted driver, it can be difficult proving their attention was not on the road. In this issue, however, we’ll share a few ways for successfully proving a driver was distracted.
Today’s vehicles are equipped with more options to entertain drivers and passengers. Unfortunately, these options also provide opportunities for drivers to focus on just about anything but the road upon which they’re driving, including:
When you’re injured by someone else’s negligence, you’re entitled to be compensated properly to cover losses like medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning potential, etc. In order to collect, however, you must prove that the driver responsible for your injuries was negligent.
In the case of a distracted driver, successful ways of proving the negligence includes:
With the increasing number of distractions, there’s no disputing the fact that an accident – especially one involving a distracted driver – can happen at a moment’s notice.
If this happens to you, get in touch with the Alaska personal injury lawyers at Barber & Associates. The first consultation is free, so call us at 907-276-5858 or get in touch via email.
Barber & Associates, LLC has recovered more than 45 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for Injured Alaskans.
Auto accidents can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of how defensive someone may be behind the wheel. If you or someone you love has been harmed in such an incident, you have legal rights and options that need to be explored.