Distracted Driving Accidents

Biloxi Distracted Driving Accident Attorney

Helping Victims of Distracted Driving Accidents in Mississippi

 

When you are driving, your attention should be on the road. Unfortunately, many drivers are distracted by cell phones, GPS devices, and other electronic devices. When a driver is not paying attention to the road, they can cause a serious accident. You could be entitled to compensation if you have been injured in a distracted driving accident.

At Davis & Davis, PLLC, we are committed to helping the victims of distracted driving accidents. Our Biloxi distracted driving accident lawyers understand your challenges, and we are here to help you get the compensation you deserve.

Call Davis & Davis, PLLC today at (228) 231-9717 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our distracted driving accident lawyer in Biloxi.

Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents

Distracted driving incidents stem from a myriad of activities that divert a driver's attention from the road. Some common causes of distracted driving accidents may include:

  • Texting and Driving: The act of sending or reading text messages while driving significantly increases the risk of accidents.
  • Talking on the Phone: Conversations can be distracting, especially if they involve complex or emotional topics.
  • Eating and Drinking: Handling food or beverages while driving can result in loss of control and impaired reaction times.
  • Adjusting In-Car Technologies: Manipulating GPS, radio, or other in-car systems diverts attention away from driving.
  • Drowsy Driving: Fatigue can have effects similar to alcohol, impairing a driver's ability to stay alert.

What Damages Could Be Recovered in a Distracted Driving Accident?

The aftermath of a distracted driving accident can be very overwhelming, often resulting in physical, emotional, and financial challenges. Victims may be entitled to recover a range of damages to alleviate the burdens imposed upon them. Potential damages that could be recovered in a distracted driving accident may include:

  • Medical Expenses: Coverage for present and future medical costs that are related to the accident, including hospitalization, surgeries, rehabilitation, and medication.
  • Lost Wages: Compensation for income lost because of the inability to work during recovery. This extends to future earnings if the victim's earning capacity is permanently affected.
  • Pain and Suffering: Damages for the physical and emotional distress experienced as a result of the accident, including pain, anxiety, and loss of enjoyment of life.
  • Property Damage: Reimbursement for the restoration or replacement of vehicles and personal property damaged in the accident.
  • Wrongful Death Damages: In tragic cases where a distracted driving accident leads to the loss of a loved one, surviving family members could pursue damages for funeral expenses, loss of companionship, and other related costs.

What is the Statute of Limitations for a Distracted Driving Accident Claim in Mississippi?

Time is of the essence when pursuing a distracted driving accident claim in Mississippi. The statute of limitations establishes the legal timeframe within which a victim will need to file a lawsuit. In Mississippi, the statute of limitations for personal injury cases, including distracted driving accidents, is typically three years from the date of the incident.

Failure to file a lawsuit within this timeframe could result in the forfeiture of the right to seek compensation. Davis & Davis, PLLC, understands the importance of acting swiftly in these cases. Our Biloxi distracted driving accident lawyers meticulously navigate the legal process, ensuring all documents are filed within the statutory limits to protect our client's rights.

Contact Our Biloxi Distracted Driving Accident Lawyers Today

At Davis & Davis, PLLC, our Biloxi distracted driving accident attorneys are ready to stand by your side, advocating for your rights and pursuing the compensation you deserve. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards securing a more hopeful and more secure future.

Contact Davis & Davis, PLLC today to get started with our Biloxi distracted driving accident attorneys.

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