Jury Awards Sacramento Woman $680,000 for Auto Accident Caused by Distracted Driving.
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Sending text messages while driving can be costly. Not only could you be fined but you could face the expense of paying for any damages as a result of an injury while you were driving and sending text messages.
Text Messages while Driving Award
On August 28, 2013, a County of Sacramento Jury awarded $680,000.00 to a woman who was seriously injured in a car accident which was caused by a driver who was distracted with a text message.
The driver’s insurance company offered $300,000.00 to settle the case in response to a demand of $500,000.00; an amount based on the woman’s medical expenses, loss of wages, and need for future surgery and medical treatment. The jury award included medical cost, pain and suffering, loss past wage, and future damages.
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