Determining Fault for a Rear-End Collision in Charlotte, North Carolina
Mar 15, 2018 by content
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The scientific studies and the anecdotal evidence demonstrate that text messaging while operating a motor vehicle is one of the most dangerous things a driver can do. Despite legislative action and public campaigns, many motorists continue the risky practice of texting while driving.
If a text-obsessed driver crashed into you or forced you off the road, the Charlotte law firm of Brown, Moore & Associates, PLLC, can hold him or her accountable. We will vigorously pursue damages for your injuries and your losses from a preventable auto accident precipitated by text messaging.
A bill to ban the use of handheld phones while driving was defeated in the 2011 Legislature. However, North Carolina does outlaw the following conduct while driving:
Teenagers have the highest rates of cellphone use and texting. An inexperienced driver whose attention is diverted by text messages is a recipe for disaster. However, texting while driving is a bad habit of many adults who should know better. At any age it is illegal, and it is unforgivably negligent if it results in someone’s injury or death.
Contact us today for a free initial consultation. We handle personal injury auto accidents and wrongful death lawsuits in Charlotte, Monroe, Concord, Kannapolis, Mooresville, Gastonia, Shelby and throughout the Southern Piedmont region of North Carolina. Our attorneys obtain police reports and witness statements, and we can subpoena the driver’s cell phone records if necessary to prove that he or she was texting at the time.
You can talk with one of our lawyers free of charge to learn about your options for compensation. Call toll-free at 844-452-3688, or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers.