Distracted driving — especially texting while driving and other cellphone and smartphone use — seems to be an increasingly prevalent danger on our roads. In 2015, approximately 391,000 Americans were injured in collisions involving a distracted driver. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in which another driver was distracted, attorneys Jeff Heck and Jeff Stiffler can help.
Reliable Help At A Difficult Time
At The Heck Law Offices, Ltd., we know that distracted driving collisions create traumatic upheaval for you and your family. You may need to seek both immediate and ongoing medical care for your injuries and may not be able to return to work for weeks, months or even longer. How will you afford to live? How will you pay your medical bills? You may even be struggling with the tragic consequences of the death of a loved one.
Personal injury attorneys Jeff Heck and Jeff Stiffler work hard to get you the fair compensation and the justice you need to relieve the financial burdens and losses associated with your crash. Our law firm offers caring, responsive and excellent service that addresses your individual complex needs and makes the process as painless as possible.
What Is Distracted Driving?
While texting remains one of the most common distractions for drivers, drivers may also be distracted by talking on a cellphone, other smartphone use, eating, applying makeup or operating a GPS or stereo system. These behaviors may seem harmless, but victims of distracted driving know that taking your eyes off the road for even a few seconds can have disastrous and life-changing consequences.
Experienced Advocacy For Your Distracted Driving Accident Claim
Jeff Heck is “Mansfield’s Injury Lawyer.” He has deep roots in the region and over 30 years of experience, including significant prior experience at a larger law firm defending insurance companies. This unique perspective allows him to anticipate potential problems and to build stronger cases for his clients. Attorney Jeff Stiffler, likewise, has nearly a decade of working on these cases and helping his clients through some of the toughest times of their lives. These experiences also make them qualified to handle complex cases against even the largest and most aggressive insurance companies — and achieve excellent results.
Jeff Heck Is Passionate About Ending Distracted Driving
Jeff Heck goes beyond just representing people injured or killed by distracted drivers. He has made helping end distracted driving one of his personal priorities. Over the last several years, attorney Heck has spoken to well over a thousand high school students all throughout north central Ohio, presenting a program both in classrooms and whole-school assemblies about the dangers of distracted driving and encouraging the students to be a force of changing habits and patterns to end this practice that kills or injures tens of thousands yearly. He relates real-life stories and examples to the students in an effort to encourage them to not only drive safely and without distraction but also to help their friends and family members change their habits, too. This volunteer effort by attorney Heck to our local kids is one of his true passions and one he approaches with the same care and attention that he provides while representing his clients with their own injury claims.
Proudly Serving North Central Ohio
If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver, choose sophisticated, experienced, local attorneys who are gentle and compassionate with you but strong and aggressive with the opponents – The Heck Law Offices, Ltd. We work on a contingency fee basis for all injury and wrongful death cases, so you pay no attorneys’ fees at all until and unless you receive compensation for your case. Call The Heck Law Offices, Ltd. at 419-524-2700/866-640-7560 or contact us online.