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Seattle Distracted Driving Lawyers

Washington attorney Jeffrey R. Caffee and his team of Seattle car accident attorneys at Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers are here to help if a distracted driver injured you. For over ten years, we’ve been fighting for the rights of injured clients throughout Washington. We care about you and your case, and we won’t charge you any fees unless we succeed in getting you a settlement or verdict.

Distracted drivers cause serious accidents. Taking your eyes off the road, even for a moment, can result in severe injuries or death for innocent motorists or pedestrians. If you or a loved one was the victim of an accident caused by a distracted driver in Washington, you may be eligible for compensation.

Not every injury attorney has the experience necessary to handle distracted driving accident cases. In Seattle and the surrounding areas, clients trust Jeffrey R. Caffee and the attorneys at Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers for their skills, experience, and reputation, praising their responsiveness and compassion. Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers sets clear expectations so clients understand the process and what the best outcome could be.

The experienced injury attorneys at Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers understand the financial implications that accident victims face. We care about the people in our community, and we never charge up-front costs to those looking for legal help. Free consultations and contingency fees are the foundation of our practice; we don’t get paid unless we win compensation for you.

If you were hurt or a loved one was injured or killed in an accident caused by a distracted driver, contact Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers at (206) 312-0954 today or reach out to us online to schedule your free consultation.

Do I Need a Distracted Driving Lawyer?

If you’ve been the victim of a distracted driver, you’re likely facing mounting medical bills and lost wages. You’re probably not sure how you’re going to make ends meet while you’re recovering from your injuries and are unable to go to work. Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers can help get you the justice you deserve after a distracted driver harmed you. You could be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering to name a few.

Victims of accidents caused by distracted drivers must show that the driver who caused the crash acted negligently. Drivers can be found negligent if they were texting while driving, taking selfies while operating a vehicle, updating social media while going through a red light, or engaging in any other activity that took their attention away from the road. Evidence of negligence is an important factor in getting the compensation that you deserve. Obtaining proof of distracted driving to support an injury lawsuit is a difficult task, and will be much easier with the help of an experienced lawyer.

Managing partner Jeffrey R. Caffee and his team at Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers have devoted their careers to helping people who have been unfairly injured and know how to get the proof you need to show that the driver who caused your accident was distracted. We collect evidence, calculate your damages, and fight on your behalf so that you can focus on getting back to living your life.

Why Choose Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers to Handle My Case?

A graduate of Notre Dame Law School, Jeffrey R. Caffee began his career at the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic, helping local community members get justice. For more than a decade, Jeff has represented injured victims against insurance companies, counties, and Washington state. Today he advocates passionately for accident victims in his Seattle community and throughout Washington. His five-star Avvo client satisfaction rating says it all.

Attorney Caffee has received national recognition from the National Trial Lawyers for his litigation skills. The attorneys at Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers are also skilled negotiators and have experience getting the highest settlement amounts possible in insurance negotiation claims. View our client testimonials to see how we outshine other lawyers in the Seattle area and throughout the state of Washington.

You have enough on your plate to worry about without being concerned about how you’re going to pay a lawyer. Our contingency fee makes it possible for you to hire an attorney without the out-of-pocket costs that some firms require, since we’ll only take a fraction of your final settlement after your case is done. There’s no risk to you, and you’ll get a lawyer who fights aggressively on your behalf so that you can be fully compensated for the devastation to your life.

Types of Cases We Handle:

Distracted driving accidents are caused when a driver engages in any activity that takes their focus away from the road. There are three main types of distractions:

  • Visual — Anything that causes a driver to take their eyes off the road is a visual distraction.
  • Manual — When a driver takes their hands off the steering wheel, even for a matter of seconds, they may be unable to control the car or make evasive maneuvers.
  • Cognitive — When a driver’s mind is not focused on the task of driving, they are cognitively distracted.

Often, a distraction falls into more than one category, making it even more dangerous. Some common distractions include:

  • Texting
  • Talking on a cell phone
  • Eating
  • Reading
  • Applying makeup
  • Using a GPS
  • Adjusting the radio or other controls

When a driver doesn’t focus their attention on driving, severe and sometimes fatal accidents occur. If you have been injured in a crash caused by any of the above distractions, you may be entitled to financial compensation from the at-fault driver. This compensation can include payment for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Property damage
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Rehabilitative expenses
  • Pain and suffering

If your loved one was tragically killed in a distracted driving accident, you may also be eligible for death benefits, including compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, and lost income. Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers can help you file a wrongful death claim if this scenario applies to you.

Contact Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers for Help

If you were injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver in Washington, you deserve compensation for your injuries and damages. Don’t wait until it’s too late to get help. Call us at (206) 312-0954 or contact us online for your free consultation.