Connecticut Distracted Driving Accident Lawyers
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Driving while distracted is one of the leading causes of car accidents in the United States. Distracted driving can result in anything from a fender bender to a catastrophic injury. When you are on the road, your full attention should be on the road, not on your cell phone, your GPS, or any other device.
At Griffin Injury Law, LLC, our team of personal injury attorneys is dedicated to holding negligent drivers responsible for their actions. If you were injured in a car accident caused by a driver who was distracted, you may be able to recover compensation for your damages.
Our team of Connecticut distracted driving accident lawyers is here to help. We will work diligently to build your case and hold the liable party accountable. We have the experience, skill, and resources necessary to win the maximum compensation you are owed.
What Is Considered a Distracted Driving Accident?
A driver can be distracted by a wide variety of things. Some of the most common causes of distracted driving accidents include:
- Talking on a cell phone
- Texting or sending a text message
- Using a cell phone for navigation
- Eating or drinking
- Talking to passengers
- Reading a book or newspaper
- Changing the radio station or music on a CD player
- Adjusting the temperature in the car
- Using a GPS system
- Grooming or applying makeup
- Using a video display or other entertainment system
If you were injured in a car accident and the police report or other evidence indicates that the other driver was distracted at the time of the crash, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. Our team of Connecticut distracted driving accident lawyers can help you seek the justice you deserve.
Recovering Damages in a Distracted Driving Accident Case
Victims of a distracted driving accident may be able to recover both economic and non-economic damages.
Economic damages can include:
- Medical expenses: This includes costs for emergency room visits, hospital stays, follow-up medical appointments, and any ongoing medical care needed as a result of the accident.
- Lost wages: If the victim was unable to work due to their injuries, they might be compensated for the income they lost during that period.
Property Damage: Compensation for the repair or replacement of the victim's vehicle and any other personal property damaged in the accident.
Non-economic damages can include:
- Pain and suffering: This refers to the physical pain and emotional distress a victim has suffered as a result of the accident.
- Loss of enjoyment of life: This refers to the decrease in a person's ability to enjoy the everyday activities they used to take pleasure in before the accident.
Loss of Consortium: Compensation for the negative impact the injuries may have on the victim's relationships with family members, including a spouse's loss of companionship and support.
In some cases, victims may also be awarded punitive damages. These are intended to punish the distracted driver and deter similar negligent behavior in the future.
How We Can Help
If you've been injured in a car accident resulting from a distracted driver, our team of dedicated accident lawyers in Connecticut is ready to assist you in seeking compensation for your damages. We understand the devastating impact of distracted driving accidents and are committed to helping you navigate the legal process to ensure you receive the justice and compensation you deserve.
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