If you are like many of the other Pottsville clients who’ve come to us here at The Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. following a car accident, your incident likely involved another driver distracted by his or her cell phone. After all, The National Safety Council estimates that nearly 1 out of every 4 accidents in the U.S. involves a driver using a phone. The question then becomes how you can prove it.
Recent years have seen almost every state in the country enact laws prohibiting texting while driving. Some have even gone so far as to make it illegal to use a handset at all while behind the wheel. Thus, most know now that if they’re involved in an accident and they admit to texting or talking on their phones immediately before it happened, they could face some potentially serious consequences. Therefore, you shouldn’t count on another driver being forthcoming about it.
Yet if you suspect that the other driver involved in your accident was using his or her phone, there are still ways that you may be able to prove it. Here’s how:
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