Personal Injury Cases
Distracted Driving Accidents
Distracted driving contributes to 21% of auto accident injuries, and 16% of the fatal automobile crashes in the United States, says The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). As Connecticut personal injury attorneys, we at Licari, Walsh & Sklaver, LLC can help you receive compensation for the car damage, bodily harm, or the loss of a loved one because of distracted driving accidents. You deserve compensation whether the accident involves an unfocused driver of a truck, private car, motorcycle, bicycle, or commercial vehicle.
The Tragic Consequences Distracted Driving
The all-too-common habit of paying attention to other matters while driving is a crucial traffic safety issue. The law firm of Licari, Walsh & Sklaver, LLC offers high-quality legal representation to the victims of distracted driving accidents.
Distracted driving comprises any of the following activities:
• The use of your electronic device while behind the steering wheel*
• Eating or drinking
• Using your GPS navigation
• Adjusting the air-conditioning, radio, or car accessories
• Reading geographical maps, newspapers, magazines, or books
• Shaving, applying makeup, or grooming
*Section 14-196aa of the Connecticut General Statutes states that no person shall operate a motor vehicle upon a highway while using a hand-held mobile telephone to engage in a call or while using a mobile electronic device and that an operator of a motor vehicle who types, sends or reads a text message with a hand-held mobile telephone or mobile electronic device while operating a motor vehicle shall be in violation of this section.
Connecticut Personal Injury Attorney – Distracted Driving Car Accidents
Call us at Licari, Walsh & Sklaver, LLC, experienced Connecticut personal injury lawyers, to help you receive the full amount of compensation under the law!