Louisiana has been ranked second in the nation for prevalence of distracted driving accidents. Hundreds of people in the St. Tammany Parish area alone are involved in these types of accidents each year, leaving the drivers, passengers and families of victims struggling to recover.
You do not have to fight alone. The Law Offices of Edward A. Shamis, Jr., J.D., P.C. provides the aggressive representation you need to recover the compensation to which you may be entitled.
Distracted driving is not just a bad idea—it’s illegal. Louisiana laws ban distracted driving resulting from cell phone use. You can get pulled over simply for using your cell phone if:
Unfortunately, Louisiana laws do not address other common causes of distracted driving, such as:
However, the absence of a law banning these activities does not mean that victims have to bear the financial burden of recovering from accidents resulting from them.
Victims of all types of distracted driving accidents have the right to pursue justice and compensation for damages. But to ensure the best outcome, you need an experienced car accident lawyer who knows:
And because most personal injury-related cases have a one-year statute of limitations in Louisiana, you need a car accident lawyer who works fast.
The Law Offices of Edward A. Shamis, Jr., J.D., P.C. has more than 45 years of experience with all types of personal injury cases. We can help you pursue recovery from a distracted driving accident in the Slidell area, even if the distraction was not one codified by Louisiana law. Contact us for a free initial case consultation.