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Miami Lakes Distracted Driving

If you have driven around Miami Lakes or South Florida, you have probably seen evidence of distracted driving: motorists staring off into space, reaching into the back seat when driving, or talking or texting instead of focusing on the road. Unfortunately, some drivers are reckless or negligent when they drive and as a result studies have shown that distracted driving is one of the leading causes of collisions.

Have you been injured by a distracted driver? It can be frustrating to be seriously injured because a driver failed to drive responsibly. Distracted driving-related car accidents in Miami Lakes and South Florida are completely preventable, yet many drivers continue to be reckless. If you think you may have a case, find out about your legal options by scheduling a free, no risk consultation with Flaxman Law Group today. If you have answers, you can always call us at 1-866-FLAXMAN (1-866-352-9626) to speak with a personal injury attorney.

Why Distracted Driving Leads to Collisions

Distracted drivers have poor motor control and can even fall asleep at the wheel. Distracted driving also paves the way for driving mistakes that can lead to a crash. There are many mistakes that distracted drivers can make that can lead to a traffic accident:

  • They can hit a pedestrian because they did not see them
  • They can run a red light or stop sign
  • They can enter the oncoming lane because they do not notice that the car is drifting
  • They can make an illegal turn
  • They can make a lane change without checking to see that the lane is clear
  • They can crash into the car in front of them because they don't notice the car was there
Distracted Driving Leads to Various Types of Car Accidents

Distraction leads to pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, and bicycle accidents in Miami Lakes and other communities. In many cases, those who are most vulnerable on the roads end up being most seriously injured. For example, motorcyclists pay the price when drivers and passenger cars are distracted. Unfortunately, because motorcyclists have so few layers of protection, they're more likely to sustain serious brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, fractures, amputations, and other permanent injuries. If you are motorcyclist, you have a right to expect others who share the road with you to drive correctly and safely. When they do not, you will want to consult with a personal injury attorney in Miami Lakes or your community if you have been injured in order to pursue justice in your case.

Flaxman Law Group offers a free, no obligation case review to all new clients. Flaxman Law Group attorneys also take cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid attorney fees – and you do not pay these fees – until and unless we win your court case or reach an out-of-court settlement on your behalf. If you have a legitimate claim, you don't have to pay large amounts of money up front for legal representation. We can help you pursue justice and compensation because we believe that working with an attorney should help alleviate some of your financial concerns, not add to them. To find out more, contact Flaxman Law Group today for your free consultation.