Plano Distracted Driving

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Accidents Caused by Distracted Drivers

If you have recently been involved in a car accident caused by another individual, you may be left wondering what the true cause of the accident was and how you came to be in this unfortunate situation. Upon finding out that the driver who caused the accident was distracted in some way, you may feel outraged and upset. At this time, the best thing for you to do is to call a Plano personal injury attorney to get the help you deserve.

Here at Zinda Law Group PLLC, our legal team is completely dedicated to our clients – allowing them to recover in the comfort of their home and at their own pace as we chase down freedom and fight to obtain what is rightfully yours. We understand that being involved in a car accident caused by a distracted driver will be difficult to cope with, especially if you have sustained serious injuries and extensive and unnecessary damage to your vehicle. At our firm, we find it to be our job to let you sit back and recover while we do the fighting for you.

Types of Driver Distractions

There are several types of driver distractions that the U.S. Department of Transportation has established. The three types are as follows:

  • Manual Distraction: Any distraction that takes your hands off the wheel.
  • Visual Distraction: A type of distraction that will take your eyes off of the road.
  • Cognitive Distraction: This type of distraction takes your mind off of what you are doing (driving).

Nearly all distractions, including talking or texting on a cell phone, eating while driving, applying makeup, watching a video, using a PDA, iPod or navigation system, talking to passengers, and changing the radio, fall under one or multiple categories of driver distractions.

If you feel that you have been involved in an accident caused by a distracted or possibly a drunk driver, do not hesitate to call the team at our firm at once. An experienced Plano car accident lawyer is ready to help you with your claim and provide you with a free case evaluation.

Contact a Plano car accident attorney today if you have been involved in a car accident caused by a distracted driver.