The facts are clear: distracted driving is dangerous driving. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, an estimated 424,000 injuries and 3,154 fatalities occurred in 2013 due to distracted driving.
Many drivers do not realize that distracted driving does not just mean using your cell phone. Injuries can occur from all forms of distracted driving and our firm is ready to represent those impacted by accidents stemming from:
- Eating while driving
- Listening to headphones while driving
- Reading while driving
- Applying makeup while driving
- Distracted by other people in the car (such as kids in the backseat or a teenage driver with a car full of friends)
From our experience, distracted driving accidents have caused serious injuries including: back and neck injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, burns, scars, disfigurement, traumatic brain injury and paralysis.
Our experienced legal team are ready to take action to protect your rights. Contact us now for a free personal injury consultation by phone or schedule a confidential in-person meeting at one of our four offices in the Capital Region: Albany, Schenectady, Troy, or Saratoga Springs, NY. We are here to help you through this difficult time.