Hit By a Distracted Driver in Orange County?
Protect Your Rights with Our Orange County Car Accident Attorneys
Distracted driving accounts for a large portion of auto crashes in Orange
County and throughout Southern California. If you have been injured in
an accident caused by a distracted driver, you may be facing serious injuries
and heavy financial burdens as you recover from the damage. You may also
be assessing the situation and wondering whether you are entitled to compensation.
At Cohn & Swartzon, P.C., we help accident victims get informed about
their legal options after they have been in an auto accident. With
more than 40 years of collective personal injury experience, our team has handled complex injury cases in all kinds of situations.
We have been successful in helping numerous individuals explore their
legal options and take action to secure their future.
We have recovered more than $50 million on behalf of our clients.
We do not charge our clients any fees up-front for our services. We only
collect if you win.
Contact our firm immediately if you have been injured by a distracted driver!
Distracted Driving is More Common Than You May Think
A study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) suggested
that 1 in 5 crashes in 2009 were a direct result of distracted driving.
Alongside driving while intoxicated, driving while distracted is a major
contributor to unnecessary accidents that occur on the road. More importantly,
distracted driving is a form of negligence that a driver may be held accountable
for in an accident.
When it comes to an injury claim, distracted driving can play a vital role
in holding the other driver responsible for your financial recovery. If
you have been injured by a distracted driver in Orange County, consult
a car accident lawyer with the legal knowledge and skill necessary to
help you secure your entitlements and successfully recover your losses
Have you lost a loved one to fatal injuries caused by a distracted driver?
Our personal injury lawyers may help you pursue justice and protect your
Learn more about filing a wrongful death claim after a fatal car accident.
The Different Types of Distracted Driving
At Cohn & Swartzon, P.C., we help our clients identify the elements
of distraction in their individual circumstances. This is essential to
building a strong case to present as part of your injury claim. If you
are unable to effectively establish driver distraction and prove negligence,
you may lose your chance to receive the financial compensation you deserve.
car accident attorneys in Orange County make it a priority to identify driver distraction, and we believe our
clients deserve to be informed about the details of their case as well.
Familiarize yourself with the general categories of driver distraction
below. When you are ready to take action, contact our firm and discuss
your situation with our personal injury team.
This occurs when drivers take their eyes off the road. This can involve looking into a mirror to apply makeup, looking down to
read a text message or looking in the backseat to reach for an item. Without
their visual attention on the road, drivers may not respond to changing
conditions in time.
Removing hands from the steering wheel is a manual driving distraction. Even just taking one hand off the wheel to perform a separate task can
create a serious danger. Eating and drinking, holding a map, or changing
music on a radio or phone are just some of the ways drivers are manually
Cognitive distraction involves being mentally unfocused or inattentive. This may be difficult to notice if the driver may have their hands on
the wheel and eyes straight forward. However, daydreaming and holding
a conversation is enough to divert a driver's focus away from the road.
Make Preparations to Obtain the Compensation You Deserve
Rushing into an injury lawsuit can create more trouble than its worth,
but waiting too long to file can cause you to miss your chance at recovering
compensation. Take the first step toward a successful claim by exploring
your legal options with a skilled accident attorney. At Cohn & Swartzon,
P.C., distracted driving accidents are just some of the cases in which
we have helped our clients find success. We work tirelessly to protect
our clients' entitlements from start to finish.
Accidents can leave victims with heavy financial burdens, and distracted
driving incidents are no different. That is why
we operate on contingency fees and do not charge our clients up-front. We only collect a fee if you win and are awarded compensation. This has
allowed us to help individuals focus on their recovery while we focus
on their financial recompense, and
we have been successful in securing tens of millions for our clients in
verdicts and settlements.
Do not risk struggling with debt and suffering in the future. Secure compensation
for your medical treatment, lost wages, and your other losses and expenses.
Schedule a free consultation today and explore your options for financial recovery!