Over the last several years, a new threat has emerged on the road. That threat is texting and driving. Because this threat is so new, both law enforcement officials, state officials, and injury lawyers are trying to find the best strategies to prevent texting and driving accidents, and bring justice to those who cause texting and driving accidents.
Allow the injury lawyers who work with texting and driving accident claims at Link & Smith P.C. show you the dangers of texting and driving, and the legal action you can take if you have been injured in a drinking and driving accident.
The Dangers of Texting and Driving
New research has determined that texting and driving is now just as dangerous as drinking and driving. This is because texting and driving and drinking and driving bear the same risk factors; and texting impairs your motor coordination much in the same way as alcohol.
Alcohol impedes your ability to adequately focus on the road. Texting also causes this, so in a way you are still “under the influence” while texting. When you are not focused on the road, you can swerve or make careless decisions ultimately leading to catastrophic accidents.
More and more auto accidents are being caused by careless texting drivers, and both fatalities and injuries caused by texting and driving are on the rise.
This is why a driver should avoid texting at all costs. Not texting can save your life, or the life of another motorist.
What To Do If You’ve Been Injured in a Texting and Driving Accident
Even if you play it safe on the road by not texting, other motorists may not be so cautious. Even if you drive safely, you can still fall victim to a texting and driving accident. If you have been the victim of a texting and driving accident, you need personal injury lawyers who specialize in texting and driving accidents.
You need personal injury attorneys who will actively investigate your case, and fight for your rights as a victim. Texting and driving accidents can cause catastrophic injuries, and you need coverage for your injuries and personal damages.
Both Mark Link and Houston Smith are injury attorneys in Atlanta who specialize in texting and driving accidents. They know the laws associated with texting and driving, and with their knowledge, experience, and expertise, they can guarantee that you will get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
If you would like a complimentary consultation with one of the injury lawyers at Link & Smith P.C., please call their office today at 404-315-8840.