Attorney For People Injured By A Texting Driver

Laws against texting or talking on a handheld cellphone while driving in New York couldn't be more clear. Article 33, §1225-c, -d of New York Vehicle and Traffic Law prohibits the following activities anywhere in the state of New York:*

  • Talking on a handheld mobile telephone
  • Composing, sending, reading, accessing, browsing, transmitting, saving or retrieving electronic data such as email, text messages, or webpages
  • Viewing, taking or transmitting images
  • Playing games

Texting While Driving Or Any Other Form Of Distracted Driving Is Illegal

If you were injured in a car, truck or motorcycle accident in which the negligent driver was issued a citation for using a cellphone or other handheld electronic device behind the wheel, you are entitled to seek full and fair compensation for financial damages related to:

  • Emergency medical treatment
  • Ongoing physical therapy needs
  • Assistive devices and occupational therapy
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional loss in the case of wrongful death
  • Possible punitive damages

The Powerful Voice Of Experience

After you have seen your doctor and received treatment for your car accident injuries, don't talk to an insurance adjuster until you speak with a qualified personal injury trial lawyer. If you were injured because of a distracted or texting driver in Upstate New York, call Nichols Law Offices, PLLC, in Syracuse. For more than 15 years, attorney Craig Nichols has been helping people put their lives back together following the injustice of a serious injury or death of a loved one in automobile, motorcycle or commercial truck accidents in Upstate New York.

We Don't Refer Cases Out To Other Law Firms

We know how devastating a catastrophic injury can be to your entire family. We will handle your case with compassion, always providing the highest level of personalized client service. Through everything, you will work directly with Craig and our dedicated staff. Your case will never be referred to another lawyer. From the moment you start to work with us, you will feel confident that you have the right lawyer on your side.

Call For A Free Consultation

We handle all personal injury litigation cases on a contingency-fee basis. You pay only if we help you recover money in a negotiated settlement or jury verdict, if your case goes to trial. Even your consultation is free, with no obligation to hire our law firm.

Call us at 315-849-3722 or contact us by email to arrange an opportunity to sit down with Craig as soon as possible.

*http://safeny.ny.gov/phon-vt.htm