Atlanta Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys
Distracted driving is a major problem across the United States and in Atlanta, where drivers are often paying more attention to their smartphones or radios than they are to the road. If you or a loved one has been injured in a distracted driving accident, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help ensure you get the best possible outcome.
What Is Distracted Driving?
Distracted driving is any activity that takes your attention away from the task of driving. Common distractions include texting or using a smartphone, eating or drinking, talking to passengers in the vehicle, or adjusting the radio or other controls.
Types of Distracted Driving Accidents
Distracted driving accidents can range from minor fender-benders with no injuries to serious collisions that result in severe injury or death. Some common types of distracted driving accidents include: head-on collisions, rear-end collisions, sideswiped, and rollover accidents.
Lasting Effects of Distracted Driving Accidents
The lasting effects of distracted driving accidents vary greatly depending on the severity of the accident. Victims may suffer from physical impairments such as paralysis or traumatic brain injury (TBI); cognitive impairments such as memory loss; psychological impairments such as depression; and sensory impairments such as hearing loss.
At Humphrey and Ballard we understand how devastating these types of injuries can be for victims and their families. We will fight aggressively for your rights every step of the way so that you get justice after a distraction-related accident. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you get the compensation you deserve after a distracted driving accident.