Distracted Driving Accidents

Protecting Clients in Joplin and Springfield

Driving is potentially one of the most dangerous activities a person can participate in during their lifetime. As such, it requires a person’s undivided attention in order to be done safely. When drivers divert their attention away from the roads and onto a secondary task, they reduce their situational awareness and skyrocket their chances of causing a collision, putting the lives and safety of nearby drivers and pedestrians at risk.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a distracted driver, our knowledgeable Joplin & Springfield car accident attorneys at Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci can help you pursue fair financial recovery for your losses.

We may be able to help you secure compensation for the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Vehicle repairs
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Pain and suffering

Backed by more than 140 years’ worth of combined legal experience, our team of Super Lawyers® understand your rights and know how to secure the results you need. We have recovered millions on behalf of our injured clients, and we are committed to doing everything we can to pursue the highest settlement possible for your injuries. Turn to one of the premier attorneys for powerful advocacy throughout your claim.

Schedule a confidential case review today to get started.

Types of Distracted Driving

The term “distracted driving” refers to any activity that requires a driver to shift their attention away from the primary task of driving. When a person diverts their physical, visual, and cognitive attention away from the road, they become far less likely to recognize and accommodate for hazards on the roadway. Distracted driving is a form of driver negligence and can legally hold a driver liable for any damages they should cause in the event of a collision.

Common distractions while behind the wheel include:

  • Texting
  • Talking on the phone
  • Eating and drinking
  • Personal grooming
  • Reading
  • Adjusting a radio
  • Using a navigation system

Powerful Advocacy with Zero Risk

At Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci, our Joplin and Springfield car accident lawyers believe that nobody should have to live with the consequences of a distracted driver’s actions.

From investigating the cause of your crash to negotiating with the involved insurance companies, our advocates can guide you through the personal injury claims process and ensure your rights are protected every step of the way. Best of all, if we are not successful on your behalf, you will not owe us a dime for our services.

Get in touch with us today by calling (417) 206-0100 to get started towards filing a claim.


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