Distracted driving creates the same risk as drunk driving according to numerous studies. Other studies suggest that the risks from distracted driving are greater than those of drunk and impaired driving. Unfortunately, more and more people are using text and email as means of communication while driving. For some people, especially young people, texting has surpassed talking as the main use for a cellphone.

This is especially troubling given the fact that young drivers already have less experience behind the wheel than other drivers. That inexperience and the fact that younger drivers are more prone to assume risky driving habits such as texting while driving, than older drivers create a great deal of risk on our roads. Too many drivers check their social media accounts, text, email or post pictures while driving.

In response to this risk, Illinois has made it illegal to text or check email while driving. Cellphones may be used only in hands-free mode while driving, and any use of a cellphone in a work/construction zone or in a school zone is prohibited in Illinois.

Unfortunately, making something illegal does not stop it from happening.

We Can Help You File A Lawsuit Against A Distracted Driver In Illinois

If texting and driving caused an accident that injured you or took the life of your loved one, our skilled attorneys can help you create accountability and effectively pursue compensation. Distracted drivers cause numerous accidents. If you have been injured by a distracted driver, call Konicek & Dillon.

Konicek & Dillon, P.C., has helped many accident victims recover damages to pay for medical bills, lost wage replacement, pain and suffering.

Skilled Attorneys Dedicated To Helping You Get What You Need To Recover

At Konicek & Dillon, P.C., our attorneys are skilled at uncovering evidence of distracted driving, from police reports, eyewitness accounts and cellphone records. We understand how to build strong cases that help our clients secure the compensation they will need to overcome challenges such as medical bills and lost wages. Our attorneys are committed to helping you recover after your distracted driving accident.

Contact The Illinois Texting While Driving Accidents Lawyers of Konicek & Dillon, P.C.

We understand what is at stake, and we know how to take immediate action that will protect your rights. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Geneva personal injury attorneys, call 630-313-2071; in Chicago, call 312-239-0283. You can also contact us online.

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