Distracted driving has become a serious problem in Mississippi and across the country. When drivers are distracted, serious accidents and catastrophic injuries can result. Examples of distracted driving include:
- Texting while driving
- Talking on cell phones
- Using smart phones or emailing while at an intersection
- Entering coordinates into a GPS device
- Using iPods, MP3 players or other music devices
- Tending to children or pets in the vehicle
- Reaching for something on the floor or in another seat
If you or a loved one has been injured by a distracted driver in Mississippi, it is in your best interest to talk to a lawyer about your case. Call 601.301.2476 or toll free 800.656.8173 for a free initial consultation. We are centrally located in metropolitan Jackson to serve your legal needs statewide
Mississippi Cell Phone Accident Lawyers
At the law firm of Stevens & Ward, we know that it takes aggressive advocacy and a willingness to take a case all the way to get the full compensation you need and deserve. Our lawyers work closely with our clients throughout the entire legal process as we fight aggressively to hold people accountable for their actions.
Texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving often lead to rear-end collisions. A significant amount of academic research suggests that cell phone use behind the wheel can be the equivalent of drunk driving. It is that dangerous. In any accident case, evidence of a distracted driver can make it easier to assign fault. We will investigate thoroughly, looking at police reports, witness statements and other evidence to identify distracted driving and build a case against the negligent person responsible for your injuries.
Our attorneys and staff aggressively pursue full financial compensation for damages such as lost wages, pain and suffering, and medical expenses. Because we prepare every case for trial and our opponents know we’re willing to go the distance, we are able to push for favorable settlements for our clients.
To learn more about how we can help you get the justice you deserve for the harm you have suffered at the hands of a distracted driver, contact us for a free consultation. Our Jackson lawyers for distracted driving accidents can help you understand and pursue your rights.