In Texas a student from Baylor University was driving to Waco when a Texas A&M University student crossed over the center line on the highway and struck the Baylor student’s car head on. The Baylor student died at the scene of the accident. In looking at the phone records of the defendant, it was found that he had sent and received 15 text messages and also made 7 phone calls 45 minutes prior to the accident. Th driver was ordered to pay $22 million in damages that he caused.
Driving distracted is a very dangerous thing to do. Accidents happen and people can even lose their life because of it. If you have lost a loved one to a wrongful death because of distracted driving you need help. Our Toledo, Ohio wrongful death attorneys can work with you to get you the settlement you deserve.
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