Experienced Attorneys Representing Victims in Distracted Driving Accidents in the Greater Vancouver & Portland Area
Drivers can be distracted by almost anything that takes their attention from the road. However, it most often occurs when drivers are texting or using their cellular devices. Whatever the distraction, these drivers are a danger to other motorists. If you have been injured by the carelessness of another driver, distracted or otherwise, you are entitled to be compensated for your injuries. Our lawyers have the background and experience to not only determine whether the person at fault for you injuries was texting and driving, but to also help you obtain fair compensation for your injuries.
Distracted driving is a prevalent problem throughout the nation, leading to thousands of serious motor vehicle accidents in Washington State and Oregon each year. Sadly, many more are killed as the result of such careless behavior as texting while driving.
Our law firm is dedicated to providing excellent representation to each client as they seek a full recovery for damages caused by the accident. Our attorneys have decades of experience combined, giving them a skilled perspective on the best approach to obtaining fair compensation. If you have been injured or lost a loved one to an accident caused by a distracted driver, please contact us today.
Texting While Driving
Our personal injury lawyers are committed to obtaining fair settlements, arbitration awards and trial verdicts for people injured in accidents caused by distracted behaviors, including:
- Texting or using a handheld device while driving;
- Talking with passengers;
- Disciplining children or pets;
- Grooming; or,
- Eating and drinking.
The hands-on use of a mobile phone while driving is illegal in both Oregon and Washington State. Our attorneys understand how to build a case to recover damages when the driver was charged with this and other serious traffic offenses in conjunction with the a collision. Our firm has the necessary resources and time to invest in the full investigation of collisions caused by distracted behavior.
The lawyers at Schauermann Thayer begin with an initial assessment of your likelihood of recovery. If we determine that you are likely to recover damages for your injuries, we will guide you carefully through the settlement, arbitration and/or trial process.
It is important to contact our firm as soon as possible after the accident, as the full extent of injuries and damages suffered may not become obvious right away. If you do not have the guidance of an experienced attorney, you may unknowingly settle for less than full and fair compensation.
If you are uncertain if you need an attorney, click here for a list of considerations to help you decide whether you might need one or not. Or, if you or a loved one have been injured or lost a family member in a distracted driving accident in Southwest Washington or the Portland area, please contact us today.