The proliferation of the cell phone has caused a new epidemic in America. It is more dangerous and even more deadly than those of the past – distracted driving.
Distracted driving is a serious problem across the country. It leads to thousands of fatalities and hundreds of thousands of injuries each year. Unfortunately, distracted driving collisions can occur at any point in time, even if the distraction present seemed small and insignificant.
As a Kansas City crash lawyer, I know the dangers of distracted driving accidents. This is particularly true as I drive on I-70. Because of the volume of traffic, coupled with the highway speeds, people need to be constantly alert for distracted drivers on the local interstates.
Drivers impaired by alcohol continue to be a major problem in Kansas City, Missouri. In 2016, 224 persons lost their life in the state of Missouri due to an alcohol-related crash. Also, and perhaps more surprising, is that over 2,100 people were injured in drunk driving crashes. While these types of drunk driving collision cases […]
In the last 5 years local motorists on both sides of the state line across are facing a much greater potential for being seriously injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash. Kansas City distracted driving accident attorney Doug Horn says that the spike in roadway dangers is largely due to the large volumes of drivers who are taking […]
It is probably not surprising to learn that young drivers between the ages of 16-18 are most at risk for a motor vehicle accident. Among the most common reasons for a car accident in this age group is distracted driving, including texting while driving. Kansas City texting while driving lawyer Doug Horn concentrates his law […]
Rear-End Accident, Likely Caused By Someone Who Was Texting and Driving, Sends 3 to the Hospital Christmas Day was working out to be a wonderful day for a local family. After celebrating with family, a father, mother, and their daughter had plans to attend the Chiefs Christmas night game against the Oakland Raiders. However, their […]
Distracted Driver Accident Lawyer Wants A New Missouri Law That Prohibits Texting While Driving For All Drivers
As a distracted driver accident lawyer who concentrates in car, truck, and motorcycle collisions that cause serious injury and traffic-related fatalities, a significant percentage of the cases I handle involve drivers who have caused accidents due to the use of a cell phone behind the wheel. These types of crashes are often violent and I believe […]
What started out as a “teen driver texting while driving” issue in 2009, has now become a “distracted driving” epidemic. As a result, traffic fatalities in Kansas City, Missouri, and across the nation, are increasing at rates no one expected. “What we have is a new universe of roadway risk”, says Attorney Doug Horn, a […]
If residents of Blue Springs, Missouri need the advice of a personal injury lawyer, they can turn to Attorney Doug Horn of The Horn Law Firm. Horn, who has practiced personal injury law in Jackson County, Missouri for over 25 years, is recognized as a Blue Springs Accident Injury Attorney, concentrating his practice in car, […]