Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers in Fayetteville
Fayetteville Texting and Driving Lawyer
Texting and driving is a serious danger on the roadways of North Carolina, and the Fayetteville area is no exception. The consequences of texting while driving can be serious, including severe and even life-threatening injury or death.
If you’ve been injured in a texting and driving accident in Fayetteville NC, a Fayetteville personal injury attorney can help. At Riddle & Brantley, we’ve handled many of these cases and we are ready to help however we can.
Texting and Driving in Fayetteville NC
Texting and driving is illegal in North Carolina (it carries a $100 fine), and drivers under 18 years old are prohibited from using their cell phones at all while driving. Nevertheless, according to certain estimates, texting and driving is on the rise throughout the country.
Driving while texting is a form of distracted driving, and according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, in 2019 distracted driving was involved in roughly 18 percent of all auto accidents in the state.
In Fayetteville, there were 6,102 motor vehicle accidents in 2019 reported by NCDOT. Based on the statistics cited above, that means that an estimated 1,098 accidents involved distracted driving, including texting and driving.
The consequences of texting and driving on Fayetteville roads can be devastating.
Common Injuries in Texting and Driving Accidents in Fayetteville
In more than 35 years serving the people of North Carolina, our car accident attorneys in Fayetteville NC have seen all types of injuries caused by accidents due to texting and driving, including:
- Broken bones (fractures)
- Head injuries (including traumatic brain injury or TBIs)
- Neck injuries including whiplash
- Spinal cord injuries
- Back injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Injuries caused by airbags
- Loss of limbs (amputations)
- Ejection from the vehicle
- “Road rash” in motorcycle accidents
Fayetteville Texting While Driving Lawyer
Have you been injured in a car, truck, motorcycle, or other motor vehicle accident in the Fayetteville area involving texting and driving? A Fayetteville texting and driving accident lawyer at Riddle & Brantley can help.
The consultation is free and as always, there are no attorney fees unless we win your case. If we don’t recover compensation for you in your texting while driving accident injury case, you won’t pay any attorney fees.
You may be entitled to compensation and we would love to help however we can.
At Riddle & Brantley, many of our attorneys and staff have close family ties to the Fayetteville area, and we strive to treat every client like family.
“You’ll walk in the door as a client but leave as family. They’re the absolute best.”
–Susan S., Riddle & Brantley client
In more than three decades serving the people of Fayetteville and North Carolina, our car accident attorneys have secured hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for victims of others’ negligence (see disclaimer below).
The aftermath of a car accident can be physically, financially, and emotionally damaging.
It’s our job to help you get the compensation you need and deserve, so you can focus on what’s most important — your recovery and quality of life.
We offer in-person consultations by appointment only in our convenient Fayetteville location, but free, no-obligation consultations are always available from anywhere by phone, email, text, or video conference. We can even come to you directly if it’s more convenient.
*** Disclaimer: The results mentioned are intended to illustrate the type of cases handled by the firm. These results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and they should not be construed to constitute a promise or guarantee of a particular result in any particular case. Every case is different, and the outcome of any case depends upon a variety of factors unique to that case.