Distracted driving is dangerous driving, and it can lead to serious accidents. However, it is not uncommon to see drivers with their faces glued to their phones, even while they are moving down the roadways. If you or a loved one have been injured due to the actions of a distracted driver, the team at Cerussi & Gunn, P.C. is ready to help. We handle these cases in all areas of Monmouth County, including the townships of Middletown, Howell, Marlboro, Manalapan, and Freehold. Let us get to work on your case so we can secure the compensation you deserve.
The team of Monmouth County car accident lawyers at Cerussi & Gunn, P.C. is ready to step in and help you get through this. We are civil trial specialists and devote ourselves to each client we take.
When you get struck by a distracted driver, the number one thing you need to do is actually prove they were distracted. An attorney will do this by:
Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows us that 3,166 people lost their lives in the US due to distracted driving in 2017. Distracted driving includes any activities that divert a driver’s attention away from operating the vehicle, including talking or texting on the phone, eating and drinking, talking to other people in the vehicle, or any other distracting activities.
The CDC says that at 55 mph, taking your eyes off the road to send or read a text for five seconds is long enough to cover the distance of a football field.
If you or someone you care about has been injured due to the actions of a distracted driver, you should seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Cerussi & Gunn, P.C., we will get to work investigating your crash immediately. Our goal will be to prove the other driver’s negligence so you can get the compensation you are entitled to for all crash-related expenses you have incurred and all pain and suffering you have endured. When you need a Monmouth County distracted driver attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling us at (732) 936-9920.