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Distracted Driving Accidents Are Complicated

Our Costa Mesa CA car accident attorney can help you

Drivers need to pay attention at all times. Otherwise, they can end up causing a serious car accident that results in serious injuries. Unfortunately, far too many drivers are focused on everything but the road in front of them.

That's why distracted driving has quickly become one of the leading causes of car accidents in Southern California. Knowing what to do after a distracted driving accident can be confusing. That's why it's important to talk to a distracted driving accident attorney as soon as possible.

At the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton in Costa Mesa, we can help you every step of the way. We know the challenges people often face after an accident. We know what evidence to look for to prove that a distracted driver caused your crash. That's because attorney Carlton has more than 40 years of experience handling such complex cases throughout Southern California.

Common causes of distracted driving accidents

Driver distraction can cover a wide range. Most people think cellphones are the only things to blame but there are many other reasons why drivers aren't focused on the road when they crash into another car. Common causes of distracted driving accidents include:

  • Texting while driving
  • Talking on a cellphone while driving
  • Operating a GPS or looking for directions
  • Adjusting the radio while driving
  • Eating while driving
  • Personal grooming (shaving, putting on makeup, etc.)

Whatever the cause of your distracted driving accident, no matter how complicated or straightforward it might seem, we want help you hold the driver accountable for their actions. Otherwise, you could end up having to pay for someone else's mistakes.

How we can help you

You might think you don't need a lawyer if a distracted driving caused your crash. If the police and insurance companies are investigating your accident, that might seem to take care of everything, right?

Don't be so sure. Often, the drivers who cause such crashes deny doing anything wrong. They might even try to blame you. Without proof that the driver was distracted, that driver's insurance company might do everything it can to deny your claim.

We know what to do in such situations. We know how to find the facts that matter. We know what questions to ask. If insurance companies won't cooperate, we're prepared to take them to court on your behalf. Contact our law firm and discover what a dedicated, distracted driving accident attorney can do for you. Schedule your free case evaluation today.