Getting Compensation For Victims Of Distracted Driving

In recent years, the problem of driver distraction has received heightened attention from media sources and safety advocates. Still, many drivers seem to believe that they are immune to the dangers of distracted driving.

The reality, though, is that driver distraction causes tens of thousands of injuries and thousands of deaths each year. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a distracted driver, contact Sweeney, Sweeney & Sweeney, APC. We are a family-owned law firm with offices in Temecula and Hemet, California. You can trust our family to help yours.

Helping Victims Of Distracted Driving Get Compensation

Our attorneys have 50 years of combined experience in helping accident victims obtain full and fair compensation for injuries. We know how to investigate distracted driving accidents with a view toward maximizing compensation for our clients.

Depending on the facts of your case, you may need compensation for:

  • The cost of medical care
  • Lost income
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Physical therapy
  • Pain and suffering
  • Future medical needs

Driver Distraction Takes Many Forms

Although texting while driving is known to be the most dangerous and most common kind of distracted driving, the truth is that driver distraction takes many forms. By obtaining witness statements and using other investigative techniques, we are able to build strong cases on behalf of our clients who have been injured by distracted drivers.

Motor vehicle accidents are caused by all of these behind-the-wheel behaviors:

  • Grooming
  • Eating and drinking
  • Talking on a phone
  • Talking to passengers
  • Turning around to tend to a child
  • Reaching for items in the vehicle
  • Adjusting the radio or CD player
  • Texting
  • Reading a map
  • Emailing
  • Looking at or making videos
  • Using social media
  • Adjusting a GPS device

For more on the dangers of distracted driving, please see our page Distracted Driving Facts.

Contact Our Office Today For A Free Consultation

To schedule a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer, contact our office in Temecula by email or by calling 951-331-3277. We are here to help.