Our personal injury lawyers help people hurt in truck and car crashes caused by distracted drivers in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer. Drivers get distracted talking on the phone or texting while driving. Someone behind the wheel might be checking emails on their phone, talking to passengers, or changing the radio station. Someone may not be paying attention because they are looking at the scenery or eating. A driver may fall asleep behind the wheel. Sometimes distracted drivers drive off the road into the ditch. They may injure their passengers. Each of these drivers broke one serious safety rule – they were not paying attention to the road.
Sometimes distracted drivers crash into other cars; sometimes they simply drive into the ditch.
North Dakota Personal Injury Lawyer. Drivers and passengers injured in a car accident in Minnesota or North Dakota need to know what to expect after the accident, and a Minnesota personal injury attorney can answer questions.
Distracted drivers cause crashes.
Distracted drivers often cause rear end collisions. They are looking at their phone, not the road, and they crash into the car in front of them. Distracted drivers run red lights.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving – at any given moment every day in the United States. According to NHTSA data, more than 3,300 people were killed in 2011 and 387,000 people were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver.
Drivers who cause injury and damage cars must pay for the damage they cause. The Minnesota and North Dakota personal injury lawyers at the Stowman Law Firm, P.A., handle cases involving distracted drivers. We can help if you were injured by a distracted driver in a Minnesota accident or in a distracted driving accident in North Dakota. Your initial consultation is free. There is no charge to talk to us in person or on the phone.
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