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Wisconsin Texting While Driving January 29, 2010

Posted by Attorney Jonathan Groth in Motorcycle Collisions, Wisconsin Auto Accidents.
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In my latest post I talked about my last trial. In that trial I had to subpoena the defendant driver’s cell phone records. With the rise of collisions because of a texting or distracted driver this is something that every attorney really needs to consider doing.

Nowadays many injured car accident victims say that the other driver was on the phone or somehow distracted. It is very important that the at fault driver’s cell phone records are subpoenaed early on in the process. Luckily I did just that in this last case. I learned that certain cell phone providers purge their records after a period of time.

Before you hire a personal injury attorney be sure to interview them about their experience using cell phone records at trial and how (and when) they will go about obtaining the cell phone/texting records.

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