You know the moment: When you glance over at the driver next to you and see that he or she is looking at a cellphone. It explains things like why the car’s speed was erratic or why the driver kept weaving in and out of the lane. It is the mark of an extremely dangerous driver.
Distracted driving, and texting and driving in particular, is one of the most common causes of car accidents. As our driving population includes more and more millennial and Generation Z drivers, the number of texting and driving accidents has increased dramatically. Our roads are more dangerous because of it.
Most states have passed laws that make texting and driving illegal. Here in North Carolina, texting and driving is illegal. However, the fines are relatively low — usually less than $100. Too many drivers seem more than happy to break this law.
Obtaining a driver’s cellphone records can document cellphone activity such as texting in the moments before a crash. Documentation of another driver’s text messaging activities before a crash can be strong evidence that the other driver was distracted and caused or contributed to our clients’ injuries and losses.
After a client of the Law Offices of Wade E. Byrd P.A. has suffered an injury because of texting and driving, we assemble a custom-designed team of experts whose testimony helps strengthen an injury or wrongful death claim. Many of our clients receive ample compensation without having to go to court because our presentations to insurance claims adjusters are compelling and persuasive.
The Law Offices of Wade E. Byrd P.A. has helped injury victims regain control of their lives by holding negligent people and entities accountable in courts of law. Our Fayetteville car accident lawyers offer free initial consultations. Call 910-323-2555 or contact us by email.
We will even come to you at home or in the hospital. We handle cases on a contingency basis. You do not pay unless we obtain a settlement for you. We represent clients throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia and Pennsylvania.