In today’s technology-driven world, distracted driving has rapidly become a leading cause of car accidents. Proving that a distracted driver caused your accident is a crucial element in seeking compensation. If you believe distracted driving was to blame for your accident and subsequent injuries, contact a knowledgeable attorney in Illinois to give yourself the most favorable opportunity to pursue compensation related to your injuries.
What is Distracted Driving?
Distracted driving is a cause of many personal injury cases in Illinois, and is any activity that diverts a driver’s attention from the road. Common distractions include texting, talking on the phone, eating, grooming, or using in-car technologies like the radio or GPS. To prove that a distracted driver caused your accident, you must gather evidence demonstrating the driver’s negligence in engaging in such activities while driving.