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October 25, 2016

Is It Reasonable To Ask, “Can You Be Held Liable for Sending a Text to a Driver Causing An Accident?”

Based upon judicial decisions in recent years, there appears to be a legal basis for asking the question, “Can you be held liable for sending a text to a driver causing an accident?’ Two cases have opened the door to accident victims seeking damages from those that knowingly send texts to those operating motor vehicles at the time. One suit followed a 2009 motorcycle accident in New Jersey, while the other followed a 2014 motorcycle accident in Pennsylvania. Both the cases garnered national attention because text senders were sued. In the New Jersey case, a subsequent opinion rendered by the...
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