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Common Causes of Auto Accidents in Orlando

Auto accidents may be caused by several factors. Most accidents are due to driver distraction. There are many common causes of auto accidents that include driver distraction. All auto accidents either result in property damage or the personal injury of passengers. Most auto accidents result in both.

A driver may be distracted visually, mentally, or manually. These types of distractions may quickly cause an auto accident. The common causes of driver distraction that lead to accidents include:

  • Cell phone use
  • Adjusting car controls
  • Thinking of matters other than driving
  • Having a conversation
  • Looking at the scenery or an accident
  • Picking up something that dropped
  • Reading a book or a map
  • Watching a portable DVD player
  • Driver intoxication
  • Driver fatigue

Other common causes of auto accidents involve events that are not in the control of the driver such as:

  • Weather conditions
  • Road hazards
  • Construction zones
  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Drivers who speed or slow down suddenly

Please contact Orlando-area auto accident attorney, Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D. in the Orlando, Florida area, if you have been injured in an auto accident. Because Mr. Barszcz is a medical doctor and a civil trial attorney, he understands your pain and suffering and will guide you through the legal process.

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