Distracted driving is an extremely unsafe activity that can result in devastating consequences. When a driver is not paying attention, he or she becomes 23 times more likely to experience an accident. The worst part about a distracted driving accident is that, in most cases, the accident was entirely preventable. People suffer serious injuries every day due to irresponsible drivers. If you have experienced this, discuss your legal options for recourse with a car crash injury attorney at Disparti Law Group.
Oftentimes, drivers take their hands off the wheel to eat, drink, set their GPS system, check their phone, or even adjust the music. There are three types of distractions people may exhibit when they start multitasking on the road. They are:
When drivers avert their attention to their phone screen to read or send a text, they are exposing themselves to a visual, manual and cognitive distraction all at once. The distracted driver endangers not only him or herself but also every other person on the road.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident due to the reckless actions of a distracted driver, the Chicago personal injury attorneys may fight on your behalf for the financial compensation you need to cover medical costs, property damage, and any other expenses incurred. Contact our offices today to enlist the assistance of a capable legal team.