If you have been involved in a car wreck due to the fact that another driver was texting while driving, we urge you to contact a New Orleans auto accident attorney at the Voorhies Law Firm. At our firm, we have professional contacts, including health care professionals and medical experts who enable us to build strong cases on behalf of our clients.
We are against driving while texting, and we firmly believe in recovering the maximum compensation possible in claims involving the worst possible form of driver distraction.
Why Choose Our Firm?
Texting while driving is the most dangerous form of driver distraction because it involves all three types of distracted driving:
Texting takes the driver’s eyes off of the road for approximately 4.6 seconds, which is equivalent to driving the length of a football field at 55 mph while blindfolded. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it is reported that cell phone use was responsible for 18 per cent of distraction-related fatalities in America.
Each state has enacted its own laws regarding cell phone use and texting while driving. In Louisiana, the state enacted a ban on texting for all drivers, regardless of age or driving experience.
We urge you to contact a New Orleans auto accident lawyer from the Voorhies Law Firm if you were injured at the hands of a negligent driver who was texting while driving. We have the necessary resources and tools available in order to investigate your case, and we can explore every avenue for compensation, thereby pursuing as much compensation as possible.
If you have been involved in an accident and need to take swift legal action against a liable party or insurance company, call or email us for a free consultation. It is important to contact us as soon as possible since most auto accident claims must be handled within one (1) year of the date of the accident.
Whether you are located in Morgan City, Houma, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Franklin, New Iberia, or a low-lying area of Louisiana, The Voorhies Law Firm can properly handle your case.
Contact The Voorhies Law Firm to schedule your free case evaluation with one of our New Orleans experienced attorneys.