Drivers have a responsibility to pay attention to the road and their surroundings when operating a motor vehicle, and they should avoid distractions like eating or using a cell phone or GPS device. However, with the widespread use of mobile devices, texting while driving in particular has become a major concern. After an injury caused by a distracted driver in the Rockford area, the skilled auto accident lawyers at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. can help you prove that the person who caused your crash was engaged in distracted driving by drawing on our decades of experience with auto accident-related injury claims.
Distracted driving has become a primary focus of law enforcement in recent years. In 2012, an estimated 3,328 deaths occurred in the United States because drivers were not paying attention to the road. The following are some of the most common causes of distracted driving in Illinois:
Our skilled accident lawyers can help you seek compensation in a number of ways. First, we can pinpoint fault and demonstrate that the driver who caused the crash was engaged in distracted driving or another unsafe behavior, if applicable. We can also negotiate with the insurance companies, guide you through the process of filing a personal injury claim and assist with litigation. A knowledgeable injury attorney can explain more about what you should do after a car accident.
After an auto accident caused by distracted driving, speak with an experienced attorney at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. as soon as possible. Call us now at 815.398.9700 or contact us online for a free initial consultation. We have office locations in Rockford and Streator for your convenience.
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