According to the United States Government, more than 3,000 people were killed in distracted driving accidents in 2011. Distracted driving occurs whenever a driver’s attention is not fully focused on the road, putting other motorists’ lives at risk. When we think of distractive driving, we often think of cell phone use, but distracted driving also encompasses things like:
Distracted driving deaths cause pain and suffering to thousands of people each year. You need expert help to give you sound legal advice when your family needs it the most. Contact us if you have suffered serious injuries or wrongful death because of a distracted driver.
In Louisiana, distracted driving laws ban text messaging for all drivers and cell phone usage for newer drivers. Despite distracted driving laws, some drivers never learn, and commit negligence by texting while driving.
Sadly, texting while driving is one of the most common causes of distracted driving deaths. If your loved one died due to another’s negligence in the Slidell – St. Tammany Parish area of Louisiana, you may be entitled to compensation through a wrongful death case.
The Law Offices of Edward A. Shamis, Jr., J.D., P.C. is a group of experienced personal injury lawyers located in Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, LA committed to helping you work for the best possible outcome in your distracted driving case. Whether your Slidell auto accident was the result of distracted driving or a different cause, we’ll help you fight for justice. We have the skills, understanding and know—how to represent you and or your loved ones when you’re struggling for justice after being seriously injured by a distracted driver. Contact us for a free consultation.