According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every day over eight people are killed, and more than a thousand are injured in car accidents involving distracted drivers. Distracted driving consists of one-third of all traffic-related collisions. If you suffered a serious injury in a car accident caused by a distracted driver in Texas, it is imperative to obtain experienced legal representation with a qualified personal injury lawyer.
At Gowan Elizondo, we are committed to pursuing the compensation and justice our clients deserve. With more than 55 years of combined experience, our Corpus Christi personal injury lawyers have the extensive knowledge of Texas law to guide you through the complexities of the legal system.
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Distracted driving is operating a vehicle while performing another activity (multitasking), taking your attention away from the road. There are three main types of distractions: manual, visual, and cognitive. No matter if your hands are off the wheel, your eyes are off the road, or your mind is not focused on driving, distracted driving can increase the likelihood of a crash. Texas has enacted laws which prohibit drivers from distracted driving behaviors, including texting and driving.
Common distractions while driving include the following:
Attorney Gregory L. Gowan has been selected for Texas Super Lawyer® every year since 2009 and is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, making him a bona fide expert in personal injury trial law. Attorney Luis Elizondo has handled personal injury cases for over 35 years and is fluent in Spanish. Together they can investigate your accident and collect evidence necessary to develop an effective and personalize case strategy and obtain the most favorable outcome possible on your behalf.
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