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Distracted Driving Accidents in South FL

Broward County Distracted Driving Accident Lawyers

Thousands die every year in car accidents caused by distracted driving, especially related to cell phone use. A driver is distracted anytime their eyes, hands, or attention are focused on anything but driving, and the damage such a driver can do to others can be devastating. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured by a distracted driver, speak with a Broward County personal injury attorney from our firm to discuss your distracted driving lawsuit.

Kaplan Law Group, P.A. boasts more than 40 years of dedicated legal service on our clients’ behalf. Our commitment to the best possible results in this time has lead us to receive an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale Hubbell®. We focus squarely on aggressively defending the rights of the victims of injury accidents and we can make the difference for your case.

Distracted Driving Accidents

While texting while driving is banned in Florida, distraction can be as simple as changing a radio station or talking with a passenger. Distracted drivers can end up causing anything from minor rear-end accidents to serious accidents leading to a wrongful death.

Common examples of distracted driving include:

  • Texting while driving
  • Eating or drinking while driving
  • Using GPS
  • Changing the radio station or music
  • Talking with passengers
  • Putting on makeup

Studies have shown that drivers who are distracted can exhibit the same behaviors as those who are intoxicated while driving. As one can imagine, this can result in terrible accidents causing serious injuries.

Distracted Driving Statistics in Florida

A study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2017 found the following distracted driving stats:

  • 9% of fatal crashes that year were a result of distracted driving
  • Over 3,100 people were killed in crashes caused by distracted driving
  • People between the ages of 15-19 are statistically more likely to be distracted while driving
  • Almost 600 pedestrians were killed in 2017 as a result of distracted driving

Another study in 2018 found that 3.2% of drivers in the U.S. used handheld cell phones while driving (up from the previous year). Drivers using electronic devices while driving are on the rise, which means the risk of you being injured in a distracted driving accident are even higher.

Filing a Distracted Driving Lawsuit in Florida

Your first step after an injury with a distracted driver should be to speak with a skilled distracted driving accident lawyer in Broward County who can begin putting together a case for your compensation. You could be suffering from any number of injuries such as fractured bones or neck trauma and you deserve damages to cover your treatment. Speak with Kaplan Law Group, P.A. to begin your claim no matter what the details of your accident are and get the results you deserve.

Protect your right to compensation—call our distracted driving accident attorneys in Broward County now at (888) 246-6903!

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