Texting/Distracted Driving

If you have been hit by a driver who was texting while driving, you have a good chance of winning a lawsuit.

An injury lawsuit based on texting while driving is filed by the victim of the distracted driver, or in the case of a fatality, filed by the victim’s next of kin, to recover damages.


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You can also get answers about injury from vehicles from our Distracted Driving FAQ below.

Frequently Asked Questions About Texting/Distracted Driving

It will be up to your representatives to enact legislation to enact harsher penalties on those who text and drive.  On the civil side of distracted driving your personal injury lawyer can argue for punitive damages in a distracted driving case.   

Distracted driving is a big problem in Kentucky because distracted drivers kill people.  Every life is important and taking small steps to avoid distracted driving can save lives.   I am a personal injury lawyer.  People call my office every week with reports of drivers on their cell phones or eating food.  A text can …
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You need a lawyer after a distracted driving accident to protect your interests.  The insurance company on the other side will walk all over an unrepresented person and pretend like they are your friend.  They will then low-ball you.  An experienced personal injury lawyer has the ability to litigate and try a case in front …
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Indiana has laws that require drivers to pay attention to the roadway and avoid crashing into other vehicles.  If a driver ignores these laws and causes an injury there is probably a claim or lawsuit coming down the pipeline.  A personal injury lawyer is the type of lawyer that handles a distracted driving case.  Contact …
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Kentucky statutes mandate that a driver must be paying attention to the roadway and not be distracted.  If a driver is distracted and causes a crash the driver will be responsible for damages.  Damages on a distracted driving case include: pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future income, and potentially punitive damages.  …
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You can recover compensation after an accident caused by a distracted driver.  Your damages include medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future income, and mental/physical pain and suffering.  Punitive damages may also be recoverable if the distracted driver was engaged in horrendous behavior like watching tv while driving or being intoxicated.  If you have a …
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