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Estate settles texting-and-driving suit for $800,000 (access required)

‘Texting’ claims on the rise

Distracted drivers – talking, texting, e-mailing, or playing “Words with Friends” – are increasingly causing serious accidents and finding themselves targets for lawsuits. Jay Tronfeld of Richmond said his firm sees cases “all the time,” particularly involving younger, texting drivers. “We had a case where people were texting each other from the front seat to the ...