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Distracted Driving Accidents

Car Accident Lawyers in Charlotte

In today's bustling society, multi-tasking has become the norm. In fact, many of us actually boast of our abilities to handle multiple things at a time in an effort to promote more efficiency and cater to the demands of a culture that is always on the go.

The truth is that multi-tasking has actually robbed many people of true efficiency and productivity. In fact, recent research conducted by psychologists suggests that only 2%of people can successfully multitask. What does this shocking statistic mean for drivers sharing the roads throughout Charlotte? It may mean that we are all in more danger than we may have originally suspected.

The consequences of distracted driving can be fatal:

  • Text messaging increases the likelihood of being involved in an accident by 23 times.
  • In the year of 2011, nearly 1.3 million auto collisions involved cell phone usage prior to the accident.
  • There were an estimated 421,000 injured people due to distracted driving accidents in the year of 2012 alone.
  • 10% of all drivers under the age of 20 who were involved in fatal crashes were distracted at the time of the crash.

If you or someone you love was involved in a serious car accident caused by a distracted driver, you must take immediate legal action. Distracted driving is perhaps one of the most negligent and irresponsible actions and accidents that have been caused by this behavior could have been entirely preventable. At Saffa Law Group, we exist to make certain you receive the justice that you deserve.

To learn how we can help you receive the maximum amount of compensation after a distracted driving accident, please contact our Charlotte car accident attorneys at (704) 710-8182 today.

Forms of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is any type of activity that could cause you to avert your attention away from the task of driving. Any type of distracted driving could be incredibly costly. In fact, simply taking your attention away from the road for a few seconds could cause a fatal accident and can endanger the lives of other drivers, passengers, and innocent bystanders around you.

Distracted driving can take on many forms:

  • Texting at the wheel
  • Using a cell phone or smartphone
  • Changing radio stations or adjusting music
  • Eating and drinking while driving
  • Applying makeup or personal grooming
  • Talking with other passengers
  • Using GPS or reading a map

Ready to begin? Contact our firm today

Though careful analysis and meticulous investigation, we can determine if a cell phone, technology, or any other type of distraction played a role in your accident. We are ready to take aggressive and proactive action so that you can receive your fair amount of damages after a serious accident.

If you would like to speak with someone directly concerning your claim, please contact our Charlotte car accident lawyers and schedule your private case consultation.