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Family Mourns St. Paul Woman Killed In Distracted Driving Crash

Driver distractions are so much a part of lives that we don’t give them a second thought. Unfortunately, distracted driving accidents can be deadly. Once you, or a loved one, are the fatality — it’s too late!

In the aftermath of a recent accident, a surviving family member admits she has been a distracted driver. “It’s just like, you never think you would hurt somebody doing that, but it happens,” she said.

Her 31-year-old sister died in what police believe was a distracted driving crash. As the woman’s fiancé slowed to stop for traffic on I-35W in St. Paul, an SUV slammed into them from behind at highway speed. The woman died from brain injuries; her fiancé survived, but also suffered brain injuries. The deceased woman leaves behind a 2-year-old daughter. Police have not provided details as to how the driver was distracted, but said criminal charges are a possibility.

While the deceased in this case was a victim of distracted driving, the message still remains – it is time to we all stop ignoring the facts that distracted driving kills. With more distracted drivers on the road, it is important to practice safety driving precautions. However, sometimes accidents do happen. If you have been injured, or lost a loved one, in an accident involving a distracted driver, contact an experienced attorney to understand your rights. You may be eligible to receive compensation for medical bills, property damage, funeral expenses, lost wages and physical and emotional anguish.

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If you were seriously injured or lost a loved one due to a distracted driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. It is important to contact an attorney that specializes in auto accident lawsuits. If you don’t know or can’t locate an attorney in your area, Lawsuit Financial will be happy to provide a free referral, anywhere in the country. If you are in a pending lawsuit and struggling to make ends meet, let our pro-justice legal finance company help you with immediate bills so your attorney has the time necessary to achieve the results you deserve. Call Lawsuit Financial at 1-877-377-SUIT (7848) for a free no-obligation consultation.