If your car was hit by a distracted driver, you may think you can easily collect compensation since you were not at fault. However, it’s not always so easy to prove the other driver was distracted when they caused the accident.
If you know negligent behavior played a part in your car wreck, you may want to talk to a distracted driving lawyer at Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. about your case. Our experienced lawyers know what clues to look for that point to distracted driving, and we can help you build a reliable case.
Call us right away at (312) 236-2900 to schedule a free consultation.
Essentially, distracted driving refers to any number of tasks you perform that impair your ability to stay focused while driving. While texting while driving is one of the most popular forms of distracted driving, there are plenty of other activities people engage in when they should be watching the road, such as:
Not only is distracted driving dangerous, it’s against the law in some states. For example, many states have made texting or using a hand-held cell phone while driving a primary offense including Illinois. This means an officer is allowed to pull you over and issue a ticket if they see you driving with your phone in your hands.
Below are a few ways you may be able to demonstrate the other driver was distracted when they hit you:
The distracted driving lawyers at Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. have seen many instances of a driver whose negligent behavior caused an accident. If you were a victim of a distracted driver, we don’t believe you should have to be responsible for one cent of your medical bills and car repairs. Our car accident attorneys serve clients throughout the Chicago area, including Aurora, Elgin, Hinsdale, Joliet, Naperville, and Waukegan. Let us help you fight the insurance company for a fair settlement, so you don’t have to worry about where to find the money for your bills.
To speak to one of our lawyers, call us today at (312) 236-2900 and schedule a free consultation.