Laws against texting or talking on a hand-held cellphone while driving in New York couldn't be more clear. Article 33, §1225-c, -d of New York Vehicle and Traffic Law prohibits the following activities anywhere in the state of New York:*
Talking on a hand-held mobile telephone
Composing, sending, reading, accessing, browsing, transmitting, saving or retrieving electronic data such as email, text messages or webpages
Viewing, taking or transmitting images
If you were injured in a car, truck or motorcycle accident in which the negligent driver was issued a citation for using a cellphone or other hand-held electronic device behind the wheel, you are entitled to seek full and fair compensation for financial damages related to:
Emergency medical treatment
Ongoing physical therapy needs
Assistive devices and occupational therapy
Pain and suffering
Emotional loss in the case of wrongful death
Possible punitive damages
After you have seen your doctor and received treatment for your car accident injuries, don't talk with an insurance adjuster until you speak with a qualified personal injury trial lawyer. If you were injured because of a distracted or texting driver in upstate New York, call Nichols Law Offices, PLLC, in Dewitt. For decades, attorney Craig Nichols has been helping people put their lives back together following the injustice of a serious injury or death of a loved one in automobile, motorcycle or commercial truck accidents in upstate New York.
We know how devastating a catastrophic injury can be to your entire family. We will handle your case with compassion, always providing the highest level of personalized client service. Through everything, you will work directly with Craig and our dedicated staff. Your case will never be referred to another lawyer. From the moment you start to work with us, you will feel confident that you have the right lawyer on your side.
We handle all personal injury litigation cases on a contingency fee basis. You pay only if we help you recover money in a negotiated settlement or jury verdict. Even your consultation is free, with no obligation to hire our law firm.
Call us at 315-640-4216 or contact us by email to arrange an opportunity to sit down with Craig as soon as possible.