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Hunter v. Modern Continental Construction Co.

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Using Your Cell Phone While Driving: Doesn't Everyone?

Fisher Phillips • July 02, 2008
It's difficult to drive anywhere these days without seeing fellow motorists intensely engaged, if not distracted by, cell phone conversations. And, amazingly, some drivers find it feasible (or think they do) to multi-task by typing Blackberry or text messages from behind the wheel. Do you think some or most of your employees may be doing this? If so, are they just risking having an accident for which they may be responsible, or are they also putting your company at risk as well? This latter question was addressed and answered by a decision of the Georgia Court of Appeals. Hunter v. Modern Continental Construction Co.