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Have You Been Injured By a Distracted Driver In Albany?
Distracted driving is driving while also engaged in any activity that is not a part of operating the motor vehicle. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles reports that 48,714 auto accidents during a recent year involved, at least in part, “driver distraction / inattention.”
Driving distracted is nothing new. However, it has increased during the last decade due to cell phone use and texting while driving.
The distracted driving accident lawyers of Powers & Santola, LLP, have a record of helping victims and their families in Albany, Syracuse and elsewhere in New York State to recover after being hurt in distracted driving crashes.
If you have been hurt or lost a family member in a crash, schedule a free initial consultation with us today and learn more about how we can protect your rights.
Distracted Driving FAQs
The National Safety Council reports the most dangerous time of a teen’s life is the first 12 months of having a driver’s license. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Inexperienced teen drivers are three times more likely to be involved in an accident than adults. When they have three or more teen passengers, that risk is quadrupled.
Most accidents involving teens are caused by inexperience. As a matter of fact, 75% of teen crashes are due to “critical errors,” according to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute. These errors include: lack of scanning the road, going too fast for conditions, and being distracted by something inside or outside the vehicle.
Contact Our Distracted Driving Attorneys in Albany
If you have been injured in a car accident in the Albany or Syracuse areas of New York that may have been caused by distracted driving, contact Powers & Santola, LLP. We can act quickly to investigate your accident and pursue the compensation you need and deserve. Simply call or reach us online today to receive a free consultation about your case.
When someone injures you, your life gets turned upside down. Suddenly, you may face a ton of medical bills. You may be unable to work or help out around the home. Others may need to care for you around the clock. Nothing is the same.
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