Since 2018 alone, the NHTSA estimates that 400,000 people have been injured as a result of distracted driving and over 2,800 people have been killed. While texting and driving is the most common cause of accidents, a multitude of accidents are caused by the improper positioning of GPS units, searching for radio stations, talking to passengers, dealing with children or pets, and simply not paying enough attention. Each of these scenarios could, and often do, cause disastrous results for other drivers or pedestrians.
At the law office of Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A., our personal injury attorneys provide expert legal counsel throughout Central and Southern Ohio to those who have been injured as a result of a distracted driving accident. If you have been injured in a collision or crash caused by a distracted driver, our experienced distracted driving attorneys in Columbus and Worthington, Ohio will provide you with the legal representation you need to secure the best recovery possible.
As one may anticipate, the most common reason for distracted driving accidents is drivers texting behind the wheel. Cell phone use alone causes over 1.5 million car accidents each year in the and the NHTSA estimates that 660,000 people text while driving each day. With such a large number of people driving without keeping their eyes on the road, there is always a chance of serious injury.
When it comes to establishing that a driver was texting and driving, doing so may be difficult. However, our Columbus texting and driving accident lawyers are experienced in working and proving such cases. Whether through methods of discovery, depositions, or working with specific experts trained in interpreting cell phone data, our distracted driving attorneys in Columbus can assist in obtaining a successful recovery.
If you have been injured in an accident caused by another’s use of a cell phone behind the wheel, our Columbus and Worthington texting and driving accident lawyers can assist you in building a successful claim for recovery.
If a person is traveling at 55 mph and takes their eyes off the road to answer a text for just five seconds, they have traveled the length of a football field without paying attention to their surroundings. As a result, when one becomes involved in a distracted driving accident, serious injuries may result, such as:
Skilled Columbus and Worthington distracted driving accident attorneys. Our firm has spent years representing our clients and consistently achieve success on their behalf. Our firm also has experience working with experts in order to overcome insurance companies’ blame-shifting arguments and refocus your case around who is really at fault. At Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A., every case is just as meaningful and important as the other. As a result, we are careful to ensure that we carry a manageable case load so that we can focus on our clients’ needs and work hard as possible on each case.
We provide free consultations and work on contingency fees. We fully understand the financial burdens that can arise from accidents caused by distracted drivers. As such, we offer free consultations and can meet with you at either our downtown Columbus office or our office in Worthington, Ohio.
In addition, we also handle distracted driving accident cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that our fee will be a percentage of the overall recovery we are able to help you achieve. If you do not make any recovery, you do not owe us a fee.
Our law firm is award winning. In addition to our earned reputation among clients and colleagues, Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A. has been recognized within Ohio Super Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40, America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, and several other prestigious top trial lawyers groups in Ohio and the United States, such as the Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum.
To discuss your case with a trusted, respected, and experienced distracted driving accident attorney in Columbus, Ohio, please contact Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A. at (614)-221-4035.