In an instant, a distracted driver can change your life in many drastic ways. By taking their focus off the road, distracted or texting drivers put everyone on the road in extreme danger. If you were injured by a distracted or texting driver, we completely understand the injuries, uncertainty, hurt, and frustration you may be feeling right now. Our Louisiana distracted driving attorneys can help provide insight, give you a sense of financial certainty and allow you to focus on what is most important - your recovery.
What is distracted driving? Distracted driving is becoming all too common in Louisiana and while texting is one of the main culprits, it isn’t the only one. Anything that takes a driver’s attention off the road is considered distracted driving. Examples include: turning on/off the radio, eating or drinking, reading or writing, bending down to pick something up off of the floor, talking on your cell phone, reaching to the glove compartment, applying makeup, fixing your hair, and cleaning the windshield and dash. Shockingly, close to 70% of rear-end crashes are due to driver inattention according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
You may have suffered an injury or lost someone you love in a car accident and believe the accident was caused due to distracted driving/texting. If this is the case, then you may be eligible to make a claim and collect compensation. The lawyers of Mansfield Melancon want to help minimize your suffering and fight for the compensation you may be entitled to receive.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident due to a distracted driver, the personal injury attorneys at Mansfield Melancon can help. We are committed to guiding the people whom we represent through the legal process with experience and personal attention.
Our firm also has a strong track record of getting optimal results for our clients.
Our offices are conveniently located in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette. Call us or contact us online to schedule a consultation with a Louisiana personal injury lawyer. You can reach us at our New Orleans location at 504-500-1108, our Baton Rouge location at 225-612-0800, or our Lafayette location at 337-409-0003.