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Texting While Driving Accidents

Were you injured in a car accident where the other driver was been texting at the time of the crash? It is imperative that you retain legal representation immediately so as to build the strongest case.

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is a serious problem that contributes to many car accidents every year.

According to statistics:

  • Distracted driving is involved in 80% of all car accidents nationwide
  • People who text while driving are 23 times more likely to get into a crash
  • Texting decreases response time to traffic signals and brake lights by 20 to 30%
  • Texting takes your eyes off of the road for 4.6 seconds
  • Using a cell phone while driving, whether it's handheld or hands-free, delays a driver's reactions as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of 0.08 percent

Texting while driving has been proven to be dangerous time and again-and yet drivers continue to do it. As of January 2014, it is illegal for Illinois drivers to use a cellphone while driving.

Fight to Recover Fair & Full Compensation

When a texting driver causes an accident and another person sustains injury, that driver can be held directly responsible. When you retain our services, we will thoroughly investigate all of the details.

If we can prove that the other driver was texting, you could be entitled to damages that include:

  • Medical Bills
  • Rehabilitation
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Lost Wages / Earning Potential
  • Loss of Enjoyment of Life
  • Loss of Consortium
  • Long-Term Care
  • Punitive Damages

Fight for justice with the help of our firm!

Our team of attorneys at Meyerkord & Meyerkord has more than 100 years of combined legal experience, and we are committed to fighting for the rights of car accident victims. Over the years, we have obtained more than $400 million in compensation for our clients.

To get started with your case, contact our office!

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  • We've recovered over $400 million for our clients
  • We are not afraid to take your case to trial
  • We will never settle your case for less
  • We have over 100 years of combined legal experience
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