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When Distracted Driving Leads To Crashes

Distracted driving is one of the leading factors of motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Because of the seriousness of distracted driving, texting while driving has been illegal in Michigan since 2010. Yet, motorists continue to put others at risk on a daily basis when they fail to pay attention to the road.

Decades Of Experience Handling Car Accident Claims In Macomb County

If you or your loved one was in a car accident, obtain experienced legal representation. The cause of the collision may not be initially clear, but the right lawyer will be able to uncover sources of liability, including concerns of distracted driving.

At Garton & Vogt, P.C., our attorneys have decades of experience handling motor vehicle accident claims throughout Michigan. They have what it takes to protect your best interests. Contact our Macomb County distracted driving attorneys to learn how they can help you secure the compensation you are entitled to receive.

Determining If Distracted Driving Was A Factor

A car accident can happen almost instantaneously. Factors that could have contributed to the accident are often unclear for anyone directly involved. Do not assume that you were at fault or partially liable. The best way to protect yourself is with the help of an experienced car accident lawyer.

Our lawyers at Garton & Vogt, P.C., have strong backgrounds advocating for clients with personal injury claims throughout Macomb County and the surrounding communities in Michigan. They have seen all types of claims, yet they never jump to conclusions without conducting a thorough investigation.

They will review the police report and witness statements, and they may evaluate the property damage to understand liability factors. They can also subpoena cellphone records to understand if the other motorist was talking on their cellphone or texting at the time of the collision. Our legal team reviews every angle possible to understand the cause of car accidents, including types distracted driving such as:

  • Texting and driving
  • Talking on the phone or using cellphone apps, including cameras
  • Adjusting temperature controls or radio reception
  • Watching videos on cellphones or mobile devices
  • Disciplining children in the back seat
  • Adjusting the GPS or reading a map
  • Eating in the car
  • Putting on makeup or otherwise grooming while at the wheel

Our lawyers will review every detail possible in an effort to determine the cause of the accident. If more than one party is responsible, they will pursue maximum compensation against all at-fault parties. Our legal team wants to make sure you secure the compensation you are entitled to for today and in the long term.

Contact Our Car Accident Attorneys Serving Clinton, Shelby And Chesterfield Townships

Your life may have suddenly been put at risk, all because of distracted driving. The best investment you can make is to select an experienced lawyer focused on protecting your best interests.

At Garton & Vogt, P.C., our attorneys believe that you deserve more than just a minimum settlement. They will work relentlessly to help you obtain a full financial recovery for medical expenses, lost wages and other expenses related to the distracted driving accident. Contact our law firm online or by calling 586-315-2430 today for an initial consultation at our office in Clinton Township.