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Injured in a Car Accident?

Newport News Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys

Injured by a Distracted Driver? Call (888) 599-4090 Today

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2,841 people were killed at the hands of distracted drivers in 2018 along. Among these individuals includes 1,730 drivers, 605 passengers, 400 pedestrians, and 77 bicyclists. In Virginia, distracted driving accounts for 80% of all crashes and 65% of all near-crashes according to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

Drivers who choose to take their focus off of the road in order to complete some other task, causing a car accident as a result, should be held accountable for their negligent actions. Every driver has a duty to drive responsibly and be aware of other people while driving.

If you were hit by a distracted driver, you may be able to pursue compensation to cover the costs of any injuries you incurred as a result of the accident. Speak with our top-rated Newport News distracted driving accident lawyers to discuss your case during a confidential consultation.

Common Types of Distracted Driving

There are many different forms of distracted driving.

Below are some of the most common:

  • Texting
  • Tired Driving
  • Eating or Drinking
  • Grooming
  • Applying Makeup
  • Using a GPS System
  • Talking on the Phone
  • Operating an iPod or MP3 Device

In fact, in Virginia it is against the law to use your cell phone at all if you are under 18 years of age and driving. All drivers are banned from texting and driving. If you were hit by a driver who was on their phone at the time of the accident, call the police to the scene and make sure you obtain a copy of their report.

We Have Recovered Millions

Heath, Old & Verser, P.L.C. has a history of success helping clients throughout Newport News, VA with a variety of auto accident claims. Our legal team has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients.

In the event that the accident caused catastrophic injuries or the death of a loved one, let us handle the legalities so that you can focus on healing. As a dedicated team of injury lawyers, there is no case too complex.

Call our Newport News distracted driving accident lawyers today and let us help you recover what you deserve.

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