Injured Because Of A Distracted Or Texting Driver?
Laws against texting or talking on a hand-held 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 hand-held 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 hand-held 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 with 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 decades, 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 Do Not Send Cases 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. Even your consultation is free, with no obligation to hire our law firm.