Texting While Driving

TEXTING WHILE DRIVING ACCIDENT IN THE TWIN CITIES

The number of motorists who have been injured or killed by distracted drivershas steadily climbed in recent years, and shows no signs of slowing down. People who cannot wait to read or send a text and choose to look at their phones instead of focusing on the road end up causing accidents. Hundreds of these accidents are severe and alter the lives of people in Minnesota every year.

If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of a driver who was texting, you need an experienced lawyer on your side who will seek maximum compensation available to you.

MINNESOTA CELLPHONE ACCIDENT LAWYERS

At Bennerotte & Associates, P.A., we provide you with the assertive, detail-oriented representation you need in these highly complex cases. Our Eagan, MN, attorneys have the technical understanding necessary to prove that the other driver was improperly using his or her cellphone. Our time-tested trial strategies and piercing discovery techniques allow us to start building a strong case for you as quickly as possible.

If you have been injured in a texting while driving accident or any other type of auto accident, our team of accomplished trial attorneys is here for you. Contact our Minneapolis texting while driving accident attorneys as soon as possible to arrange a free initial consultation. Call us at 651-JUSTICE (651-587-8423).

TEXTING AND DRIVING IN MINNESOTA

In Minnesota, drivers cannot read, compose or send electronic messages, including emails and text messages, while operating a motor vehicle. This prohibition is in effect not only when a car is moving, but also when the vehicle is considered to be a part of traffic, such as when it is stopped at a red light. For those who are 18 or younger, state law prohibits all use of a cellphone while operating a motor vehicle.

JUST AS DANGEROUS AS DRUNK DRIVING

When drivers text and drive, they become distracted and their driving ability diminishes. Numerous studies have found that those who text while drive are as impaired as those who have a .08 blood alcohol content (BAC). In fact, a University of Utah study found that the general public finds texting and driving as morally offensive as drunk driving.

We use evidence that a driver was texting when he or she caused an accident to create a powerful case and obtain compensation to pay for your medical bills, lost wages and other expenses and damages.

CONTACT OUR ST. PAUL DISTRACTED DRIVING ATTORNEYS

Call 651-JUSTICE (651-587-8423)., or fill out our online form, to arrange a free initial consultation.

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