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Driver Distracted in Car on Cellphone

Hurt by a distracted driver? We can help!

Although technology has made modern life easier in many ways, it also has made it more dangerous. Oregon’s distracted driving law makes it illegal to use your smartphone or any mobile electronic device for any function that requires you to hold or touch the device, but people break the law every day. Our experienced injury attorneys have handled many cases in which clients have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one because a distracted driver could not wait to check a text or make a call until safely off the road.

How Common Are Distracted Driving Accidents?

Distracted driving is a very serious problem that affects hundreds of thousands of drivers each year. Taking your eyes off the road for just a few seconds can have grave consequences. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,477 people nationwide were killed and 391,000 were injured due to distracted driving in 2015. According to information from the State of Oregon, Oregonians cause about 2,000 accidents each year by distracted driving. This causes approximately 14 deaths and 3,300 injuries each year in Oregon alone.

Our experienced injury attorneys at Johnson and Taylor can help you or your family if you are injured by a distracted driver.

How we can help.

If you have been injured due to someone else’s carelessness including distracted driving, our skilled personal injury attorney can help you recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.  We help you navigate the claims process and we will deal with the insurance company so that you can focus on getting better.  We will help you make decisions on your claim with confidence and based on our years of experience in similar situations.

If You’ve Been Injured by a distracted driver, contact one of our personal injury attorneys free of charge

Our experienced and compassionate legal team serves clients in Marion, Polk, Linn counties and Salem/Keizer and surrounding areas. If your condition makes it difficult to travel, we may be able to meet with you at home. Contact us at 503-990-6641 to schedule a free personal injury consultation.