Atlanta Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys

The Weinstein Firm helps people injured in distracted driving accidents across the Atlanta Metropolitan Area

Even though Georgia law prohibits talking or texting on cellphones while driving, distracted driving accident happen daily. With easy access to new technology, Atlanta Metro drivers continue to engage in distracted driving behaviors that cause injury and fatality collisions daily.

The Atlanta personal injury attorneys at Weinstein Law have vast experience helping clients deal with the aftermath of serious distracted-driving crashes; we've seen how these collisions can destroy lives.

Distracted driving accidents happen daily across the Atlanta Metro Area, and Weinstein Law can help:

What are the most common types of Atlanta distracted driving?

The most common causes of distracted-driving crashes in the Atlanta metro Region include:

  • Texting;
  • Using a cell phone or smartphone;
  • Eating and drinking;
  • Talking to passengers;
  • Reading, including maps;
  • Using a navigation system;
  • Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player.

When someone is injured in an accident with a distracted driver in Atlanta, what needs to happen next?

In an injury accident, it is crucial to get appropriate medical treatment, regardless of the financial cost.

The major hospitals in the area include 

Emory University Hospital;

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital;

Atlanta Medical Center;

Northside Hospital Atlanta.

When treatment is completed, it will be important for injured people to have access to their medical records and bills.

How do the injury lawyers at the Weinstein Firm help people recover after an Atlanta distracted driving crash?

We understand the stress and worry that injured people face as they move through the recovery process. We know that most people have many questions and concerns about the legal aspects of an accident with an at-fault distracted driver.

Our goal is the same as yours – to help you recover and move forward with your life

We want to make the recovery process as quick and painless as possible.

We want you to be fully compensated for your injuries and losses.

We want to ensure the process of hiring and working with us is as simple and stress-free as possible.

The Weinstein Firm offers a no-fee guarantee - There is no fee unless we win

The Weinstein attorneys handle all of their personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you pay nothing up front, and you pay no fees if your claim is unsuccessful. You only pay if we deliver a successful claim.

Contact the Weinstein Firm today to begin your healing and recovery

Contact us today and our experienced legal team will review the details of your case, free of charge, with no obligation. If we can help you, we will.

 

Despite long-term and ongoing public education campaigns aimed at reducing distracted driving, this dangerous behavior continues to be a safety threat on Georgia's roadways.

It is well documented that motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of fatalities in the United States, with young drivers experiencing fatal crashes at significantly higher rates than older drivers. This increase is typically caused by driver inexperience and the tendency of adolescents to engage in higher-risk driving behaviors.

Georgia may follow the lead of New York as it looks at legalizing the use of a device that proves if a driver was distracted by a cell phone at the time of a car accident. Called the "textalyzer" this device is a tool meant to combat distracted driving just as the breathalyzer has helped enforce drunk driving laws. To learn more about this technology to help fight distracted drivers and the accidents they cause,click here.

Cars are becoming smarter as drivers are getting more distracted. It is expected that automatic emergency braking will become a standard safety system by 2020. This new technology should make Georgia roads safer. To learn how this technology should reduce car accidents, click here. 
 

It is more dangerous now to get into a car and drive down the road in the state of Georgia than before. Traffic deaths were up 12% in 2015. Although it's illegal to text and drive, drivers are still driving distracted and getting into terrible - often deadly - car crashes. To learn more about how Atlanta drivers are distracted, click here.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving  is a problem in Georgia, and countrywide. Did you know that five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting? When traveling at 55mph, that's enough time to cover the length of a football field blindfolded. Click to learn more about distracted driving and how to prevent it.

Many Georgia drivers think they are good multitaskers, but that is actually a myth, especially when it comes to cell phone use while driving. Click here to see why your likelihood for a car accident increases when you drive distracted.

Think you're not distracted while driving using a hands free device? Think again. A new AAA study shows that hands free devices still take our attention off our primary task - driving. Georgia drivers using hands free devices are still at risk of a devastating car accident. Click here to read more about a distracted driving study that impacts every Georgia driver on the road.

In Atlanta - in fact, anywhere in Georgia - drivers always need to be aware that driving while distracted is both dangerous and illegal. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) hopes will help to help drive home the point to motorists that they should never operate a vehicle when they are not focused on the road. Click here for more information on how distracted driving causes car accidents.

Affecting Georgia drivers and the rest of the United States, 2015 data show that auto collisions have become more frequent and more fatal. Distracted driving is one of the key reasons for this unfortunate trend. Georgia has banned texting while driving as well as other distractions, but organizations are banding together to strengthen actions that make our roads safer.