Black Robes Speak!: New Jersey Court Targets Texters Whose Texts Distract Driver And Cause An Accident.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

New Jersey Court Targets Texters Whose Texts Distract Driver And Cause An Accident.


New Jersey Court of Appeals rules that Third Party Texters could be liable for injuries if they knowingly text someone who is driving and who then gets in an accident.

It will be interesting to see how the New Jersey Supreme Court addresses the issue and to see if other States follow suit.  Of course, the issue in a "Negligent Texting" case will be how do you prove someone knew the person that they texted was driving?  And is the texter really responsible for a driver who voluntarily takes their eyes off the road to read a text?

To read more, go here.

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