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Texting While Driving Accidents

Skilled Car Accident Lawyer in Cumming, GA

Five seconds. That's the minimal amount of time a person's attention is taken away from the road when they are texting while driving. While many states in the country-including Georgia-have passed laws that strictly prohibit texting while driving, it continues to be a growing epidemic.

Here are some shocking texting while driving statistics:

  • Sending text messages makes a crash up to 23 times more likely to happen
  • According to the National Safety Council, texting while driving causes 1,600,000 accidents a year
  • About 13 percent of teen drivers between the ages of 18 and 20 who were involved in car accidents admitted that they were using their cell phone at the time of the collision
  • Texting while driving is the equivalent of driving after drinking four beers, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

Despite these worrisome numbers and the state laws in place, many drivers continue to engage in this very dangerous behavior. If you or loved one was injured in a texting while driving accident, you need the effective and experienced legal representation from a Cumming car accident attorney.

Fighting for Your Rights After an Accident

As a victim of a car accident caused by texting and driving, you must ensure that your rights are protected. The best way to do this is by retaining legal representation as soon as possible. You may think you can take on the insurance companies on your own, but they may try to give you the run-around and offer you a low settlement offer that doesn't quite cover your expenses.

Car Accident Attorney Jason Manton can help you receive compensation for:

  • Medical bills
  • Loss of wages
  • Property damage
  • Rehabilitation costs

Catastrophic injuries often take a heavy toll on victims, resulting in physical, emotional, and fiscal stress. A skilled legal team can come alongside you during the recovery process and help you pursue compensation to offset the heavy losses incurred in an auto collision. If you are a surviving family member of someone who died in a texting while driving accident, you may have grounds to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Contact a Firm with a Track Record of Success!

At The Manton Law Firm, LLC, we believe that those who have caused harm and damage to others due to their reckless and negligent behavior – like texting while driving – should be held responsible. With our help and experience, we may be able to help you obtain the monetary compensation you deserve.

Our Cumming personal injury law firm has won more than $50 million for our clients in the past. When you hire us to represent you, you can be sure that your case will be in the best of hands.

Take action by contacting us today and request a free consultation!

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