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Have You Been Injured Because of A Distracted or Texting Driver?

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 device

  • Retrieving, composing or sending text messages, email or webpages

  • Reading, browsing, transmitting, saving or retrieving any electronic data

  • Sending, taking or viewing pictures

  • Game playing

*Follow this link to read about the penalties.

Texting While Driving or Any Other Form of Distracted Driving Is Illegal

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

Injured Because of a
Texting Driver?


The Powerful Voice of Experience

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 Syracuse. 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 Do Not Send Cases to Other Law Firms

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.

Call for A Free Consultation

The firm’s personal injury litigation cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. This means you pay legal fees only if attorney Craig Nichols recovers monetary compensation a negotiated settlement or jury verdict. Even your consultation is free, with no obligation to hire his law firm.

Call us or contact us by email to arrange an opportunity to sit down with Craig as soon as possible.