According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 387,000 people were injured in 2011 in distracted driver accidents. Many people today talk on the phone or text while driving without concern for the tragedies that can result from this illegal activity. If you suffered injuries or losses because of a distracted driver, The Reinken Law Firm can help you fight for the compensation to which you are entitled.
Distracted driving occurs whenever a driver of a vehicle engages in a non-driving activity that results in any of the following:
Any of these distractions occurring while driving a motor vehicle increases the risk of a car accident. Unfortunately, distracted driving continues to be the cause of many motor vehicle accidents despite new laws. At The Reinken Law Firm, we offer skilled legal representation for all aspects of a distracted driving claim.
There are many causes of distracted driving. The following activities performed while driving are among the most common causes of distracted driving:
While each of these activities has the potential to cause an accident, texting while driving is the most dangerous because it involves all three types of distractions: visual, manual and cognitive. If you’ve suffered injuries caused by a distracted driver, we offer our assistance backed by years of experience handling motor vehicle accident claims.
Under Connecticut law, drivers may not do the following while driving:
If driving while distracted was the cause of the traffic accident that resulted in your injuries or losses, we work aggressively to obtain all the compensation to which you are entitled.
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The Reinken Law Firm is conveniently located, with offices in Stamford, Bridgeport and Danbury. We offer a free consultation in which you speak directly with an attorney. Call us at (203) 325-8800 or use our online contact form to schedule your free consultation today.