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Cell Phone Use Car Accident

Cell Phone Use Car Accident Lawyer Philadelphia

Have you ever been cut off by a driver who was on his or her cell phone when they did it? Does that make you angry? Well, each year, there are a reported number of injuries caused by distracted drivers using their cell phone at the time of the incident. Many states have laws which prohibit the use of cell phones while driving. The problem is epidemic. If you cause a Car Accident because you were using your cell phone, the chances of a jury finding you grossly negligent are great. The preferable way to use a cell phone is to make sure that you use it hands free. The most frequent cell phone related car crashes can be summarized as follows:

  • Running through a steady red signal because the driver was not paying attention.
  • Failing to stop for traffic and crashing into the rear of the stopped vehicle.
  • Failing to honor stop signs.
  • Improper lane changes.
  • Failing to move on a green signal.

If you or a loved one were injured in a Car Accident, and you suspect that the other driver was using a cell phone, make sure that you record the time that you first realized that there was cell phone. The reason is that there are very difficult proof problems associated with pinpointing the use with the accident and the available records from the cell phone company. A person could have been using their cell seconds before a crash, but this has to be proven. Many times, the at fault party that was using a cell phone will admit within their apology to you that they were using a cell at the time of the incident. Make a note of this when you hear it. Otherwise, you need to contact a lawyer quickly so a letter can issue about the use. If you or a loved one suspects that the accident was caused in part by a distracted driver that was on his or her cell at the time of the accident, contact The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. Our attorneys and staff are trained to gather this type of evidence. In addition, we know how to assist you in handling your claim. The consultation is always absolutely free.

Texting while driving is another deadly activity if done behind the wheel. When you text and drive, you take your eyes off the road. When you look back to the road, the traffic conditions or even the roadway may have changed. Therefore, when a person who is texting and driving looks up, they cannot react to stopped traffic or possibly a curve in the road. When this happens, accidents occur. Ultimately, using a cell phone drastically raises the chances of you getting into an accident.

A person that causes harm should be held accountable for the harm caused. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., we hold people accountable. Consult with one of our attorneys today. The consultation is absolutely free.

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