CELL PHONE CAR ACCIDENTS CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH
The Minneapolis Auto and Car Accident Lawyers and Attorneys at the Schmidt Law Firm want you to know these facts:
-A study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that motorists who use cell phones while driving are four times more likely to get into crashes serious enough to cause personal injury or wrongful death.
-A study conducted by the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis calculated that 2,600 people die each year as a result of using cellphones while driving.
-A study conducted by the Human Factors and Ergonomics society concluded that drivers talking on cell phones are 18% slower to react to brake lights ahead and take 17 % longer to regain the speed they lost when they braked.
The Minneapolis St Paul Construction Accident Attorneys and Lawyers at the Schmidt Law Firm serve the entire State of Minnesota, including St. Paul, Minneapolis, Rochester, Blaine, Bloomington, Duluth, Brooklyn Park, Eagan, Plymouth, St. Cloud, Coon Rapids Burnsville, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Chaska, Savage, Shakopee, Hastings, Red Wing, Owatonna, and Mankato, Minnesota and surrounding areas.
The Minnesota Auto Accident Injury Lawyers at the Schmidt Law Firm have 30 years experience in over 6,000 successful cases of bring justice to the victims of personal injury and wrongful death. The firm has successfully completed many cases where the at-fault driver was using a cell phone. Recently, such a case involved a wrongful death of a victim of a cell phone accident where the at-fault driver has admitted that she was “texting” at the time she drove through the stop sign.