St. Louis Distracted Driving Lawyer
Aggressive Car Accident Attorneys in St. Louis
Today, technology is a huge part of the way we live. It is in our houses,
at our jobs, in our cars, and in our pockets. As a result, cellphones,
navigational maps, and other sources of technology have all become dangerous
pieces of equipment for drivers everywhere.
In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that, on average,
15 people face fatal-injuries due to distracted driving accidents every day. In addition, roughly 1,200 people are injured every day in these types
of crashes. While technology is the leading cause of distracted driving
accidents, any type of distracted driving jeopardizes the lives of drivers.
If you have been harmed in a distracted driving accident, contact our St.
Louis car accident lawyers at Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC today! We’re
Different Types of Distracted Driving
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,154
people were killed in 2013 due to car accidents involving a distracted driver.
Many distracted driving participate in the following:
- Talking to passengers
- Manipulating cellphones
- Talking on the phone
- Watching videos/movies
- Using maps
There are three types of distraction that can avert a driver's attention
from the road.
Below is a list of the different classifications of distracted driving
followed by brief descriptions of each:
Visual distractions: This type of distracted driving involves any activity that removes a person’s
eyes from the road.
Manual distractions: This type of distracted driving involves any activity that removes a
person’s hands from the steering wheel.
Cognitive distractions: This type of distracted driving involves any activity that removes a person’s
thought-process and mind from the road and driving conditions.
Proven Trial Lawyers: Seeking Justice for You
If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident that involved
a distracted driver, you reserve the right to pursue financial compensation
for any physical harms, emotional distresses, medical expenses, or lost
wages you may acquire as a result. At Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC,
our St. Louis accident lawyers have handled a countless number of distracted driving accidents on the
behalf of individuals and families. When you become a client of ours,
we will take the time to understand your case so that we can defend your
Pursue justice for your injuries by
getting the representation you deserve!
Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC is here for you.