Texting and Driving Accident Lawyer in St. Louis

Our St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights of those injured in texting and driving car accidents in Missouri and Illinois.

St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers

Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers in St. Louis. Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of car accidents in Missouri, with texting and driving being the leading cause. According to the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, approximately 50% of teens surveyed admitted to texting while driving.

Chris Dixon

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I pride myself on tirelessly fighting for car accident victims who continuously trust me with their cases. It is an honor to serve and a passion which drives my existence.

Texting and driving can have severe consequences. Each time a driver texts and drives, this takes an estimated 4.6 seconds of a drivers’ attention off the road and nearby drivers, which can lead to catastrophic accidents, injuries, and fatalities

If you have incurred medical expenses, suffered lost wages, or are struggling with mental or emotional distress because of another driver’s negligence, you could be entitled to a Missouri texting and driving accident settlement. No one should suffer because of a reckless driver’s decision to text and drive, but when it does happen, the Dixon Injury Firm’s St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers are ready to push back against the negligent driver’s insurance company and recover justice and compensation for your case.

For more information on how Christopher Dixon and the St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers at the Dixon Injury Firm can fight for your texting and driving accident claim in Missouri, call (314) 409-7060 or 855-40-CRASH (toll-free) today for a free case review.

Common Missouri Texting and Driving Accident Claims

Missouri’s motor vehicle laws prohibit the use of a cell phone while driving for drivers under the age of 21 as of 2013, but currently, there aren’t any restrictions against adults that choose to text while behind the wheel. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every year, more than 3,000 people are killed in the U.S. as the result of distracted driving, with the most common cause being texting and driving.

Texting and driving not only takes drivers’ eyes off the road and other drivers, but to sudden road hazards or bad weather. The most common texting and driving accident claims in Missouri include the following types of motor vehicle accidents:

  • Rear-end collisions are the most common crashes caused by texting and driving
  • Distracted driving decreases a driver’s reaction time and makes it challenging to avoid rollover collisions and other sudden accidents
  • If a driver is paying attention to their cellphone, rather than the road, this could lead to a pedestrian or sideswipe collison
  • If multiple drivers aren’t paying attention and a crash occurs, this could result in a chain-reaction accident

If you suffered catastrophic neck, back, or spinal cord injuries in an accident that involved texting and driving, Missouri’s injury laws allow victims to file a valid claim for up to 5 years after a collision with adequate proof of harm, losses, and evidence of the other driver’s responsibility.

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Missouri Texting and Driving Accident Settlements

Missouri is the only state in the United States that doesn’t have laws prohibiting all drivers from texting and driving; currently, the law only pertains to drivers under the age of 21, who face strict consequences for texting and driving, despite studies by the Missouri Department of Transportation showing that approximately 70% of drivers involved in texting and driving accidents in Missouri are over the age of 22.

If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a texting and driving accident in St. Louis, you are likely eligible to recover medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, property damage, and other expenses related to the crash. After a texting and driving-caused collision, it’s essential to call the police, get checked out by a doctor, and discuss your situation with a Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer. While most texting and driving lawsuits in St. Louis can recover damages, pursuing a texting and driving claim without an attorney on your side could lead to recovering a reduced or delayed settlement.

Most texting and driving accident claims in Missouri take weeks to recover settlements, but some cases can take months without a St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Lawyer. An experienced attorney can develop a compelling claim for your case right away, prove the other party’s negligence, and negotiate back and forth with the other driver’s insurance company to get the maximum compensation for physical, mental/emotional, or personal property damages caused in a texting and driving crash.

St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers

Distracted driving accidents generally include more than one element of negligence, such as speeding, driving under the influence, and other bad driving habits that could increase the odds of an accident occurring, especially in combination with texting and driving.

Christopher Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm’s St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Lawyers can determine negligent elements in your case, damages you could be entitled to from the other driver, and negotiate a satisfactory settlement for your Missouri texting and driving accident claim. Chris Dixon’s efforts have been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association, earned a Lifetime Membership with the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and have recovered over $35,000,000, in settlements and recoveries for victims and their families in Missouri and Illinois.

If you or someone you know has been injured or killed in a texting and driving accident in Missouri, you need to consult the Dixon Injury Firm’s St. Louis Texting and Driving Accident Claim Lawyers right away about your situation. For a free case review or consultation, call (314) 409-7060, 855-40-CRASH (toll-free), or contact the Dixon Injury Firm now.

Missouri Statute of Limitations
Missouri Texting and Driving Laws
National Conference of State Legislatures – Cellular Phone Us; Missouri Texting and Driving Laws
The Kansas City Star, “Texting While Driving Can Kill. Why Is It Still Allowed on Missouri Roads?”

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