When a person is operating a motor vehicle such as a car or a large 18-wheeler, that person should be attentive to the task at hand. Distractions such as talking or texting on a cell phone, looking at a map or even changing a radio station take focus off the task at hand: driving.
If you have been injured due to the negligence of distracted driver, a skilled Mississippi text while driving accident attorney can help you obtain fair compensation for your losses.
At Hopkins, Barvié & Hopkins, P.L.L.C., we protect the rights of people who were injured by distracted drivers. With more than 65 years of combined personal injury experience, we offer injured people throughout Mississippi the representation they need. We offer free initial consultations with an experienced Gulfport driver distraction attorney. To schedule yours, contact us online or call 228-864-2200.
Types of Driver Distractions
As skilled Mississippi text while driving accident lawyers, we effectively represent people who have been injured in car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents. Our attorneys are knowledgeable about the visual, manual and cognitive distractions that drivers can experience while doing the following:
- Talking on a cell phone, even with a hands-free device
- Texting on a cell phone
- Changing a radio station or iPod setting
- Looking at a map or using a GPS device
- Talking to or distracted by another passenger
- Talking on a CB
- Applying makeup
- Looking at, talking to or disciplining a child
- Looking at, talking to or disciplining a pet
- Picking up items on the floor or in the back seat
Hopkins, Barvié & Hopkins, P.L.L.C. can launch a full investigation into the cause of your Biloxi car or truck accident. We can obtain cell phone records and gather black box data. We regularly rely upon the expert guidance of accident investigators and reconstructionists. Our law firm is dedicated to understanding how the accident occurred, so we can hold the liable person accountable for his or her actions.
To speak with one of our attorneys in a free initial consultation, contact us online or call 228-864-2200.