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Can Distracted Driving Cause Blindness?

By Eugene Bruno on September 9, 2021

Ok, not real blindness. But it can cause something psychologists call intentional blindness, which is the failure to notice something because you weren’t expecting to see it and you were focusing on something else. It explains why you don’t notice what is right in front of you. Over the years, I have heard the same story from countless car accident defendants: they looked, but they did not see my client’s car. Many claim that my client’s vehicle “came from out of nowhere,” except it didn’t really, did it?

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