Distracted Driving Accidents in Oklahoma
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Despite ad campaigns and efforts to increase awareness of this nationwide issue, many drivers still insist on texting while driving. Unfortunately, even glancing away from the road for an instant can cost people their health or their lives.
At Martin Jean & Jackson, our Oklahoma car accident attorneys represent clients injured in accidents involving distracted drivers. In every case, we pursue maximum compensation so that our clients can live as comfortably as possible. In doing so, we have built our reputation as Oklahoma’s preeminent personal injury firm, recovering a total of more than $500 million over the years for more than 15,000 injured clients. You can rely confidently on our attorneys’ seasoned legal judgment, knowing that thousands of others have benefited from our legal counsel.
To discuss your accident case with our legal team, call our Oklahoma car accident lawyers at Martin Jean & Jackson today! We are ready to fight for your rights.
Common Types of Distraction
All types of distracted driving accidents pose serious threats to other drivers. While there is an endless list of distractions, some of the most common distractions that cause accidents include:
- Using navigations maps
- Using phone apps
- Talking on the phone
- Applying makeup
- Searching for music
All types of distracted driving fall under one, two, or all of the following categories:
- Physical distraction: These types of distractions include any that require a driver to remove one or both hands from the steering wheel.
- Visual distraction: These types of distractions include any that require a driver to remove his or her eyes from the road and driving conditions.
- Cognitive distraction: These types of distractions include any that require a driver to remove his or her mental focus from driving conditions or the road.
Regardless of the type of activity, all distracted driving is dangerous and can lead to serious, if not fatal, accidents. In these types of collisions, victims are entitled to collecting compensation for their damages.
Representing Clients Injured by Distracted Drivers
Backed by more than 100 years of combined experience, our legal team of Oklahoma car accident lawyers strives to protect our clients' rights, including the right to be compensated justly for the damages inflicted upon them by a distracted driver. In many cases, this includes battling with the insurance company seeking to minimize the claims of victims.
Regardless of who is on the other side, our firm has the personnel and financial resources to prosecute these cases effectively. In addition, we can also help if you are enduring the tragedy of having lost a loved one to a distracted driving accident. We maintain a vigorous wrongful death practice and can put our experience to work for you and your loved one’s estate. With offices located in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Stillwater, and Ponca City, our legal team represents clients throughout Oklahoma and is well-equipped and ready to represent your claim.
Have you suffered an injury or loss due to the negligence, carelessness, and recklessness of a distracted driver? If so, call Martin Jean & Jackson today. Our legal team is ready to fight for your rights and future.