Texting While Driving with Accident – Beware of a Civil Case

If you are charged with texting while driving and there is an accident, your criminal defense attorney must be vigilant not to admit civil liability by a guilty plea.  In this type of criminal case, it is vital that your attorney seek to distance you from admitting causation from the texting, if that caused a lapse of attention to the road, and seek to resolve the case on other charges such that the plea cannot be used against you in civil court and make you vulnerable to a large civil award that your auto insurer may not cover because criminal conduct was the cause.  To read more about this difficult type of case, click on the following link.


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