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Lakewood Distracted Driving Lawyer

Colorado law makes the person at fault for a car, truck, motorcycle or another motor vehicle accident financially responsible for damages incurred by others. For an injured person, this can mean payment for medical bills, lost wages, property damage and also some “noneconomic” damages, depending on a range of circumstances.

Several legal challenges must be overcome to actually collect these damages after an auto wreck — even if you know or strongly believe another driver’s distracted, careless or inattentive driving caused the accident. Contact our Lakewood distracted driving attorneys. Our firm can help victims recover compensation for what was lost.

Why Choose Us?

James L. Finegan is a proven Lakewood distracted driving attorney who takes a diligent approach that includes:

  • Listening carefully to all you remember about the accident and asking the right questions to uncover factors relevant in your claim
  • Aggressively following through on any suspicion that inattentive or careless driving caused the auto crash — including acquiring police reports and subpoenaing cellphone records when needed
  • Investigating careless driver accidents and other crashes thoroughly as soon as possible
  • Documenting and tracking your medical condition in order to help you obtain just, fair compensation based on the full impact on your life

Attorney James L. Finegan has been a trusted, effective resource for people in the Denver metro and across Colorado for decades. His experience extends to trucking accidents caused by many different forms of recklessness, crashes caused by teens and other inexperienced drivers, and more.

To discuss your legal options with an attorney prepared to work closely with you, be responsive and make your case a priority, please call (303) 980-5511 today or schedule a consultation. The firm represents injured clients in metro Denver and throughout Jefferson County from its Lakewood office.

Lakewood distracted accidents

Is Using a Phone & Driving Safe?

Despite strong indicators to the contrary, many drivers continue to believe that it is safe to use cellphones while driving. Sadly, the growing number of accidents caused by cellphone use is compelling evidence against this belief.

Attorney James L. Finegan can help drivers who were injured in accidents caused by another driver using a cellphone, and he will advocate for compensation while protecting your rights and seeking the best results possible.

If you have been seriously injured in a cellphone accident, call (303) 980-5511 or contact an experienced Lakewood cell phone accident lawyer as soon as possible.

Investigating Your Auto Accident Thoroughly

Individuals injured in cellphone-related accidents can rely on Mr. Finegan to investigate the incident fully. This includes obtaining the phone records of the other driver to verify that he or she was using a cellphone at the time of the accident.

In addition, Attorney James L. Finegan works with experts and specialists to document the accident closely and determine precisely how the accident and injuries have affected your life. These and other investigative strategies allow Mr. Finegan to build you a strong case.

Lakewood Cellphone Accident Attorney

Cellphone enhancements such as internet access only increase a driver’s chances of causing an accident. Typing into a search field requires the user to pay attention to the device and the search, rather than the road and other drivers. Unlike the early days of cellphones, most plans today offer unlimited texting at reasonable prices. Teenagers are well-connected to their mobile devices, which is one reason why drivers under 18 have high penalties for using a cellphone while driving.

What are Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents?

One of the largest problems with cellphone use while driving is texting. In 2009, it became illegal to text or email while driving in Colorado.

If Attorney James L. Finegan can show that the other driver was using his or her phone, in the middle of a text or web search or otherwise using his or her device, it could strengthen your case significantly. Other phone-related causes could include:

  • Looking up numbers
  • Reaching for ringing cellphone
  • Retrieving a dropped cellphone
  • Replacing cellphone cover

Accidents caused by cellphone use can involve all types of vehicles — automobiles, semitrucks and motorcycles. Pedestrians can also be injured when a distracted driver fails to stop at a light or stop sign or swerves onto the shoulder or sidewalk. Our Lakewood cellphone accident lawyer James L. Finegan will evaluate your accident thoroughly and determine whether you have a case.

Get Them To Stop Texting

Distracted drivers, if not held accountable, will not stop their destructive driving practices. Get the compensation you deserve and hold them responsible for dangerous use of their mobile device while driving. Call (303) 980-5511 to discuss your case or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our Lakewood office.