Distracted Driving Injury

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in an Auto accident?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 361 444 1111, local if you’re in Corpus Christi.

Our firm makes aggressive and distracted pay the fair price for their misdeeds so that you can have your life back.

The Distracted Driving Injury Lawyers at Carabin Shaw understand full well the horrible dangers that drunk driving, driving while sending or reading text messages or while otherwise distracted, pose to people while they are on the highway.

In today’s Texas, many vehicle operators seem to blatantly or carelessly disregard all reasonable rules of the road each and every day often causing death or injury to others who randomly cross their path. In point of fact, in Texas about 40% of our deaths in traffic, one of the sadly highest rates in our country, were caused by intoxicated drivers in 2011. Equally disturbing is that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone who is texting while they drive a vehicle is at least six times more dangerous than someone driving while intoxicated. This federal agency learned that receiving or sending a text takes the driver’s eyes off of the road for an average time of 4.6 seconds. This is the equivalent — when driving at 55 mph — of driving entire length of a football field while wearing a blindfold.

Texting While Operating a Vehicle Accidents are on The Rise

It is true that media coverage of the dangers of driving when texting or while intoxicated has gone up greatly over recent years. Sadly, many people still ignore these serious dangers every day at the unfortunate expense of other people’s safely. Such people may well say that it is common to see a driver on a cell phone talking or texting, or that it is not uncommon to see a driver using a DVD player or a computer. They are still talking about seeing distracted drivers. Distracted driving or texting while driving have become all too common. These actions are still not defensible after an accident happens due to them.

While driving while texting and drunk driving are two sadly common causes of serious auto accidents, there are multiple other all too common behaviors that are classified as indefensible reckless driving. Speeding, failure to obey traffic signs and signals and driving when fatigued, are simply a few. The dangers of excessive speed for the current weather or road conditions also are frequently overlooked.

Whether a driver is driving when distracted or is blatantly disregarding the traffic laws, the results are the same far too often— the injury or the death of innocent people. These victims need to know that they have a legal right to compensation and damages if a negligent, aggressive or reckless driver has harmed them.

The next steps to take if you have been the victim of a distracted driver or drunk driver accident…

The Distracted Driving Injury Lawyers at Carabin Shaw know exactly how to deal with these accident claims. Our attorneys know the law, know what you legally deserve, and know how to deal with the additional consequences of vehicle accidents caused by the reckless or negligent behavior of another driver. Our attorneys also know exactly what all auto insurance carriers are required to give you and will be detailed help as you complete and file all of the appropriate paperwork, avoid mistakes that could be costly and explain to you the confusing terminology often used by insurance carriers. Our hard work will keep going all through a trial or until we receive your settlement.

At Carabin Shaw, you, as the client, always come first.

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in an Auto accident?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 361 444 1111, local if you’re in Corpus Christi.

Visits with the Attorney are by appointment only. Main office San Antonio, Texas.

The Carabin Shaw Offices in Corpus Christi are located two blocks south of the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Our Corpus Christi telephones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 361.444.1111.


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