Distracted Driving Accident Attorney in Newark, California – The Jagroop Law Office, Inc.

Distracted driving presents a significant threat to public safety on the State of California’s roads, streets, highways, etc. As per transportation statistics, numerous fatalities and bodily injuries occur due to distracted driving motor vehicle accidents, a grim testament to the deadly consequences of a few seconds of inattention behind the wheel.

Even though many motorists concede that distracted driving is dangerous, many motorists often engage in distracted driving. For example, many motorists engage in texting while driving, using a cellular phone, adjusting navigation controls, changing a radio station, listening to the radio, eating, personal grooming, etc. When such inattention leads to a motor vehicle accident, the negligent driver can be held responsible and accountable under the law(s) of the State of California.

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Have you been injured in a distracted driving motor vehicle accident in Newark, California? The Jagroop Law Office, Inc. can help you seek financial compensation for your bodily injuries and losses. Our founder, Tristan Yohan Jagroop, Esq., has spent years successfully obtaining monetary compensation for motor vehicle accident/personal injury clients throughout the State of California via effective, professional legal representation.

We put considerable time and effort into building a compelling case for every client. When motor vehicle insurance companies try to deny liability or resist paying the monetary compensation that you deserve, we stand firm. Call 510-556-4013 for a consultation with a Newark, California, distracted driving motor vehicle accident lawyer.

Distracted driving is not limited to just young drivers or those using technology. It includes behaviors such as interacting with passengers or pets, reading signs or billboards, reaching for objects, or reading printed materials. The risk of distracted driving increases with the use of modern technology, making it a prevalent issue on the road(s).

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Distracted driving, especially texting while driving, causes a similar level of impairment as a blood alcohol concentration (“BAC”) of .08 percent (%), the legal limit for motorists twenty-one (21) years of age and/or older in the State of California. Distracted drivers are three times (3X) more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident, and distracted driving can lead to dangerous actions like drifting into neighboring lanes or off the road.

Under California Vehicle Code § 23123(a), this law states: “A person shall not drive a motor vehicle while using a wireless telephone unless that telephone is specifically designed and configured to allow hands-free listening and talking, and is used in the manner while driving.”

Under California Vehicle Code § 23123.5(a), this law states: “A person shall not drive a motor vehicle while holding and operating a handheld wireless telephone or an electronic wireless communications device unless the wireless telephone or electronic wireless communications device is specifically designed and configured to allow voice-operated and hands-free operating, and it is used in that manner while driving.”

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After a distracted driving motor vehicle accident, proving the other driver was distracted can be crucial for your case. At The Jagroop Law Office, Inc., we work diligently to gather all available evidence, from Traffic Crash/Collision Reports to cellular phone records, witness statements, video evidence, etc. We notate your bodily injury or bodily injuries and losses, and engage in resolution/settlement talk(s)/negotiation(s) with motor vehicle insurance carriers for the best possible monetary resolution possible, and if necessary, we will file a lawsuit on your behalf.

Let us handle the stress of pursuing a legal claim/case against a distracted driver and his or her motor vehicle insurance company. Contact The Jagroop Law Office, Inc. today at 510-556-4013 to speak with a Newark, California, distracted driving lawyer. Tristan Yohan Jagroop, Esq. stands ready to fight for you.