Drivers who text while driving pose a danger to themselves, pedestrians, and the occupants of other vehicles on the road. The negligent actions of the at-fault driver could entitle you to financial recovery for your medical and other injury-related expenses.
A Dallas texting while driving accident lawyer may be able to help you prove the other driver was texting, prove their actions led to the collision, and prove the total cost of the injuries you suffered.
When you are ready to seek financial compensation for your injury-related expenses, contact the client intake team at Loncar Lyon Jenkins at (877) 239-4878 as soon after the accident as possible.
Distracted Driving Is Common and Dangerous
In Dallas, distracted driving is a serious criminal offense that violates state law. It is also pervasive and dangerous.
In 2018, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) statistics cited 540,561 car accidents. Of these, 95,572 accidents were caused by distracted driving such as texting and other cell phone use. In these crashes, 2,340 people were seriously injured, and 394 were fatally injured.
For a free legal consultation with a texting while driving accidents lawyer serving Dallas, call 800-777-7777
Assigning Fault to the Distracted Driver with a Car Accident Attorney
If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident because another driver was texting, you could have the basis of a personal injury insurance claim or lawsuit. The at-fault driver may be compelled to pay your medical bills and other expenses related to or resulting from your injuries.
Seek medical attention immediately, then start preparing to hold the driver who was texting financially responsible for their actions and for your current condition. As soon as you are ready, contact our personal injury team by calling (877) 239-4878 today.
We Compile the Documents That Build Your Case
When you are pursuing compensation from the driver who caused your accident, your case will be built largely on paperwork and proof. Our team may use the following evidence to prove fault in your accident:
- Crash reports
- Witness statements
- Pictures of your vehicle
- Pictures of the accident scene
We might also request the following paperwork to assess the full value of your financial recovery claim:
- All medical bills
- All medication bills
- Salary history
- Medical records
Obtain copies of all these—and any other documents we request—as soon as possible. Keep one copy for your personal records and give one copy to us. Our team will put together a case file with these and other important documents and will use the information they contain to prove the cause, effect, and value of your claim.
Time Matters When You Are Seeking Compensation
Did you know your claim for financial compensation has a time limitation? If you are concerned about meeting the state’s time limit, we can help. Our team can start building your case, compiling evidence, and working to meet the state’s predetermined timeline.
You generally have two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver, according to Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code §16.003. failing to file your claim on time could mean you cannot file your claim at all, which will leave you with the full financial burden of the accident.
When you are ready to seek financial compensation and want to be sure you comply with the state’s time limitation, call in the strong arm to fight for you.
You Are Entitled to the Total Value of Your Recoverable Damages
Carelessness and recklessness play a role in many car accidents. A Dallas texting while driving accident lawyer may help you understand the role of carelessness, recklessness, and negligence in your accident and in your compensation claim. When it is time to assign a value to the amount of financial recovery, your claim may include:
- Current medical care
- Future medical care
- Current income loss
- Future income loss
- Physical disfigurement
- Mental distress
- Emotional distress
A car accident could lead to one or more of these expenses. The injury-related expenses listed above should not create a financial hardship for you or your family. We may be able to help you prepare a lawsuit or insurance claim to ensure all your expenses are covered by the negligent driver or their insurance company.
You Are in Control of Settlement Negotiations
The lawyer who represents you in your pursuit of financial compensation is your advocate. Our personal injury team will review the total financial impact of the accident you were involved in. Our goal is to make sure none of the financial impact of the accident is overlooked.
When a driver is careless enough to text while driving, they can leave their victims with significant injuries and an alarming amount of medical and other expenses. These expenses should be covered by the at-fault driver and their insurance company.
While we may help assign a value to your claim that fully covers your accident-related expenses and losses, a key role in settlement negotiations is yours. Only you can accept or reject any settlement amount you are offered from the at-fault driver. When you are ready to start working on settlement negotiations, we are ready to advocate for the settlement amount you deserve.
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Recover from the Financial Impact of a Dallas Car Accident
A personal injury claim may help you receive the financial compensation you deserve and are entitled to. When you are ready to hold the at-fault driver financially responsible for their actions, a Dallas texting while driving accident lawyer from our team can fight with you.
Contact the personal injury team at Loncar Lyon Jenkins at (877) 239-4878 as soon after your injuries are treated as possible.