Distracted Driving Accidents

driver distracted by cell phone about to hit a child

Our attorneys in Central Illinois understand what you’re facing

Distracted driving accidents sound simple. A driver was distracted, resulting in an accident. Maybe so. But proving that the driver was distracted can often be an extremely difficult task.

That’s why you need an experienced, knowledgeable Illinois distracted driving lawyer on your side. At Hall, Rustom & Fritz, our lawyers have helped numerous people dealing with a property damage or personal injury accident caused by a distracted driver. Licensed in Illinois, Hall, Rustom & Fritz thoroughly understand each state’s laws and work tirelessly to help victims of distracted driving accidents.

Your accident might seem straightforward. You might think you don’t need a lawyer. The other driver clearly caused the accident, you think. Don’t be so sure. Even the most seemingly straightforward accidents can quickly turn complicated. Often, the other driver might deny they were even doing anything to distract themselves while driving.

Leave no stone unturned. Contact a dedicated Peoria distracted driving lawyer

We investigate every accident to the fullest extent. We interview witnesses, visit the accident scene, review police reports, hospital records, and phone records, anything that might help your case. We leave no stone unturned.

Driver distraction was a factor in 11 percent of the 30,797 fatal accidents nationwide in 2009, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.  More recently, a scientific study found that texting severely impairs a driver’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. Specifically, the study found that drivers react twice as slow while texting.

Texting accidents are one of the most common types of distracted driving accidents we deal with at Hall, Rustom & Fritz. Whatever kind of accident you’re dealing with, we’re ready to step in and make things right.

Contact us today and schedule a free case evaluation. Discover what an honest, straightforward Peoria auto accident lawyer can do for you.