Driver negligence can take any number of dangerous forms, but one of the most dangerous of all is reading and writing texts behind the wheel. Motorists who are hanging on their smartphones are not capable of paying adequate attention to the road ahead, and deadly accidents can ensue.
If a texting motorist’s distraction leaves you injured, seek the medical care and attention you need from 388CEDA today. We offer comprehensive medical services that include highly effective pain management techniques, and we can also – upon your request – recommend an experienced car accident attorney to you.
The problem of texting behind the wheel is very real. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines distracted driving as engaging in any activity that attracts your attention away from the task of driving safely and further relays that there are three primary categories of distraction, including:
Texting manages to combine all of these dangerous types of distraction into one world-class distraction.
Additionally, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shares that the average text takes about five seconds to address (by either reading it or composing a response), which means that, when the person doing the texting is behind the wheel, he or she drives virtually blind for about the length of a football field (when traveling at highway speeds. Driving safely requires motorists to concentrate solely on the task of navigating safely over our roads.
If you’ve been injured by a motorist who was texting behind the wheel, you can expect to suffer serious consequences, which are addressed as damages in car accident claims. These damages can be wide ranging.
Your physical damages relate to your physical injuries, which can be quite extensive. Some of the injuries that are most closely associated with car accidents include:
Your financial damages relate to those losses that come equipped with price tags, including:
Your emotional damages refer to your pain and suffering, which can be considerable. The physical pain associated with serious injuries is difficult to endure, but the emotional pain can be even more so. This emotional pain can lead to wide-ranging symptoms, including:
These effects can serve to push your friends, loved ones, and family away from you – just when you could use their loving support the most.
If you’ve been injured by a dangerously distracted driver who was texting behind the wheel, you need medical attention, and 388CEDA is here to help. We offer a suite of medical services that include all of the following:
In addition to medical care, you may also need the professional legal counsel of an experienced car accident attorney, and we can recommend such an attorney to you upon your request that we do so.
In order to regain your health and well-being, you need the compensation to which you may be entitled, but the at-fault distracted driver’s insurance company is not likely to make it easy for you to accomplish this goal. With an accomplished car accident attorney in your corner, you may be better positioned to negotiate for the just compensation that you need.
If a texting motorist leaves you injured in a car accident, 388CEDA offers the comprehensive medical care and pain management services you may be looking for. If you are also seeking professional legal guidance, we can recommend an experienced car accident attorney to you upon your request that we do so. To learn more about how we may be able to help you, please don’t wait to call us at 1-800-388-CEDA today.
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The damages – or losses – that are common to T-bone accidents include all the following: