Fatigued Driving Accident Lawyers in FL & GA

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Accidents caused by drivers who are fatigued, drowsy, or asleep at the wheel can be devastating and are among the most common incidents on the road. Studies have shown that fatigue impairs a person’s ability to operate a vehicle safely, slows reaction times, impairs judgment, and diminishes motor skills.

These drivers’ negligence can leave you with severe injuries, mounting medical bills, lost wages, and a long road to recovery. If you have been injured in an accident caused by a drowsy or fatigued driver, you need a lawyer who understands what you’re going through. 

We are here to help you put your best foot forward. For over 40 years, Farah & Farah have helped our clients get the justice they deserve. Call us 24/7 at 877-245-6707 or get a no-obligation case review!

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Drowsy Driving Accident Statistics

Driving while fatigued compromises attention, alertness, judgment, and decision-making abilities – all of which are essential to the safe operation of a motor vehicle.

Here are some drowsy driving statistics to help demonstrate how severe and frequent these accidents are: 

What Causes Driver Fatigue?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), fatigue can result from inadequate sleep or lack of quality sleep. It can impair your driving in a way similar to alcohol impairment. A survey of the U.S population found that 37% of workers got less than the recommended minimum of 7 hours of sleep.

While there is no unifying cause of fatigued or drowsy driving, it may be caused by:

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Proving Fault In A Fatigued Driver Accident

Proving fault in an accident involving a fatigued driver is a complex process. One way to tell if a driver is tired is by the behavior that caused the accident. Did they run a red light? Were there skid marks at the crash site? We will thoroughly investigate the premises and reveal the facts surrounding the accident.

It’s important to act fast because Florida and Georgia observe limited windows for recovery. Farah & Farah’s accident attorneys are prepared to ask the hard questions to get to the bottom of your accident. Was a truck driver operating beyond the federally mandated hours-of-service limits? Was the driver witnessed yawning or driving erratically before the accident?

We will investigate every aspect of your accident to establish fault to build the strongest possible case and set you up for the most decisive possible outcome. Every driver has a responsibility to ensure the safety of their fellow motorists. Drivers who ignore this courteous mandate put everyone at risk of injury. At-fault drivers don’t deserve to get away with the damage they have caused.

Every case is unique, and in most jurisdictions, there is a time limit for filing a personal injury suit following a fatigued driver-involved crash. The best way to know your options is to contact a driver fatigue accident attorney now. 

If You’ve Been Injured By A Fatigued Driver, Farah & Farah Can Help

The aftermath of a car accident is stressful, and it is natural to feel unsure of what to do first or where to turn. Hiring an accident lawyer can help improve your chances of a successful case. Our team of fatigued driving accident lawyers is ready to help you every step of the way so that you can focus on your recovery. We work on a contingency fee basis, so you don’t have to pay anything unless we win your case. 

You shouldn’t have to go it alone at a time like this. If a fatigued driver has injured you, trust Farah & Farah to fight for you. We’re here to review your unique case 24/7, so contact us by phone (877-245-6707) or reserve your no-obligation case review now!

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