Seeking Full And Fair Compensation From Distracted Drivers
When drivers’ eyes are taken off the road, every driver and passenger sharing the road is at risk. Technology is not required when drivers feel the need to “multitask.”
They become blind to their surroundings when eating, shaving, applying makeup or changing the radio station. Tragically, they fail to notice traffic stopping suddenly or drifting into another lane. Reaction times are not only reduced, but also eliminated.
The aftermath can be catastrophic, resulting in serious injuries and death.
If distracted driving has resulted in injuries to you or a loved one, take immediate action by calling us before taking calls from insurance adjusters, making statements or signing documents. The law firm of Kelly, Symonds & Reed, LLC, holds negligent drivers responsible for life-changing collisions.
We Handle Cases Involving All Forms Of Distracted Driving
Technological advances have allowed people to call, send text messages, send emails or update social media anywhere they want. Unfortunately, some people choose to do this while driving a car, causing a person to become distracted and a danger to other drivers on the road. While electronic devices are the most likely “distraction,” inattentive driving can take many other forms, including:
- Eating behind the wheel
- Changing radio stations
- Reaching for items in the passenger or back seat
- Reaching for things in the glove box
- Putting on make-up
- Taking off a coat or changing clothing
- Trying to get something out of a pocket
- Talking to passengers in the vehicle
Even taking your eyes off of the road for a few seconds is enough to cause a serious collision with another car, truck, bus, motorcycle or even a bicyclist or person in a crosswalk. Depending on the type of crash, victims may suffer minor injuries or more catastrophic injuries, including spinal cord injuries and head traumas.
We Fight For Full And Fair Compensation
At Kelly, Symonds & Reed, LLC, we will be proactive about investigating your distracted driving accident. Our attorneys are incredibly detail oriented and have a track record of putting together compelling personal injury claims that hold negligent drivers accountable for injuries and the wrongful deaths of loved ones.
Our fact-based approach involves teaming with accident reconstructionists, medical professionals, and other specialists and experts.
With a focus on your immediate and long-term medical and financial needs, we will strive to maximize compensation on your behalf.
Get The Compensation You Need And Deserve
To schedule a free consultation and discuss your claim for compensation, contact us at 816-347-1818 or send us an email. Our attorneys or paralegals are available during regular business hours and by appointment at other times.