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Can I sue someone that was texting while driving when they hit me?

By Andrew Ritholz |

If you haven’t seen the recent AT&T commercial showing an accident in reverse caused by a driver texting, you can watch it here. Although the video can be considered graphic, it also drives home a very important point: Texting while driving is dangerous. veroxybd.com Texting takes a driver’s eyes off of the road for… Read More »

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Legal Risks Caused By Texting While Driving

Legal Risks Caused by Texting and Driving

By Andrew Ritholz |

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reports that the rapid popularity of mobile communications are linked to significant increase in distracted driving, which causes serious injury or death.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), your eyes are off the road on average of 5 seconds when a person reads or dispatches a… Read More »

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I Hit Someone While Texting - Do I Need A Lawyer?

I Hit Someone While Texting – Do I Need A Lawyer?

By Andrew Ritholz |

Causing injury to somebody as a result of texting while driving could have criminal consequences.  If a person caused bodily injury by means of assault or battery, or driving under the influence, few would wonder if they should hire an attorney or not, because it is almost automatic and intuitive.  This is also true… Read More »

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fighting a cell phone ticket california

Fighting a Cell Phone Ticket in California

By Andrew Ritholz |

In 2009, California becameone of many states to enact laws restricting the use of mobile phones, or cell phones, while operating a vehicle. The Three Laws: 1. Ban on Handheld Cell Phones The first law bans all drivers from using handheld cell phones while operating any kind of vehicle. 2. The Hands-free Cell Phone… Read More »

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Recent Laws on Using Your Cell Phone While Driving

By Andrew Ritholz |

Use of cell phones while driving including dialing, talking, surfing the internet and texting are subject to and vary between state, city and county. Some studies confirm that banning cell phones has led to a reduced number of vehicular fatalities, while other show such a restriction had a negligible effect on the incidence of… Read More »

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