Coeur d’Alene Personal Injury Lawyers
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2009, 5,474 people were killed on U.S. roadways and an estimated additional 448,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes that were reported to have involved distracted driving. Of those people killed in distracted driving related crashes, 995 involved reports of a cell phone as a distraction.
Of those injured in distracted-driving-related crashes, 24,000 involved reports of a cell phone as a distraction (5% of injured people in distraction-related crashes).
Causing injury or death to another person while distracted by a cell phone or other electronic device is just one example of negligent driving. The American civil justice system requires that those responsible for negligent or distracted driving are held accountable for their conduct. The Idaho Personal Injury Attorneys at Owens & Crandall represent those who have been injured and the families of those who have died as a result of negligent driving. No matter what the cause of your car accident may be, we are prepared to assist you through the legal and insurance process.
A personal injury lawyer is a lawyer who provides legal representation to people who have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence or misconduct of another person, company, government agency, or other entity.
As personal injury lawyers, the attorneys at Owens & Crandall have specialized knowledge and skill with regard to the area of law known as tort law, which includes civil wrongs and economic or non-economic damages to a person’s body, property, reputation, or rights.