Distracted driving is a significant problem in Florida and nationwide. At the Pensacola law firm of Ward & Barnes, P.A., we see more of these auto accident cases than any other. Drivers who take their eyes off the road are just as dangerous as those who drive under the influence of alcohol.
Our attorneys have extensive knowledge in this area of law, and they are still young enough to be in tune with the ever changing technological developments. They know how to utilize every discovery method possible to uncover salient facts. If you were injured by a texting teen or another distracted driver, our lawyers will dig deep to unearth all available evidence to support your claim.
The Numbers Are Staggering — But You're More Than A Number To Us
As the use of handheld electronic devices has become more and more widespread, the number of serious car crashes has also been increasing. Nationwide, approximately 421,000 people were injured and 3,328 were killed in distracted driving accidents in 2012 alone*.
Texting while driving has become a particularly serious problem. However, texting is not the only dangerous activity that people engage in behind the wheel. Accidents are also caused by talking with passengers, putting on makeup, reading GPS, using apps on your cell phone, messing with the radio or MP3 player, and more.
The result of such careless driving has serious effects on crash victims, leaving some seriously injured, some permanently hurt and some financially devastated. Numerous families are left grieving.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a distracted driving accident in Florida, turn to Ward & Barnes, P.A. To us, you're more than a statistic. You can rely on us to treat you with personal attention while vigorously fighting for the compensation you deserve.
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To discuss your potential case with one of the skilled personal injury attorneys at Ward & Barnes, P.A., contact us today. Simply call 850-912-9967. We charge only contingency fees, so you have nothing to lose.
*According to statistics on the U.S. government's official website: www.distraction.gov