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This program was recorded on August 21, 2019
According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving claims 9 lives per day. 25% of driving accidents are caused by texting and driving, leading to about 390,000 injuries every year. These shocking statistics means that the average personal injury attorney will likely encounter several distracted driving cases in their career. So, what is the proper way to prepare these cases and get them ready for trial? Ron K. Cheng will be presenting on subjects to get you thinking about basic issues that may affect your distracted driving case.
Ron K. Cheng is a trial lawyer serving as Of Counsel at Kaplan Law, LLC. He primarily practices plaintiff’s-side personal injury law and specializes in cases involving catastrophic injuries, dental malpractice, pharmaceutical malpractice, and dramshop liability. Ron graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School and has been recognized as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers since 2017. He is considered one of the top attorneys under 40 in Oregon and is one of the youngest attorneys to get a unanimous jury verdict of over 1.7 million dollars in the Pacific Northwest.
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- Protecting the evidence in distracted driving cases
- Requesting data from phone companies
- Digging deeper for evidence
- Setting up punitive damages (Theory)
- Negligence Per Se/ Statutory Tort
- Things to think about when trying the distracted driving case