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In 2020 alone, more than 60,000 people were injured in car accidents in Michigan. Were a few of these drivers less than alert to others on the road? No matter what causes a need to yield, a responsible driver will notice and give right of way when necessary. However, if another motorist failed to yield and caused an accident that hurt you or your loved ones or your property, you may have a personal injury case on your hands.

Michigan’s largest personal injury firm, Mike Morse Law Firm, has been helping accident victims get the justice they deserve for over 25 years. We aren’t afraid to go the distance for our clients in Detroit and throughout the state who have suffered due to someone else’s irresponsible actions. Put our expertise to work for you and find out why our clients have trusted us to win over $1 billion dollars on their behalf. 

The aftermath of a traffic accident is always difficult and can be especially so if the collision was preventable by simply giving the right of way. If you or your loved one suffered injuries due to another driver’s failure to yield, the Mike Morse personal injury lawyers are here to help. Contact us today for your free consultation at 855-MIKE-WINS.

Common Factors in Failure to Yield Accidents

Failure to yield causes many serious accidents every year. The Insurance Information Institute reported that in 2019, drivers failing to yield caused 3,728 fatal motor vehicle accidents nationwide. 

This driving behavior is the fourth-most common cause of fatal accidents in the country. These failure to yield accidents are particularly tragic because they are preventable. It all depends on following the necessary traffic laws and giving the right of way to other drivers. 

The types of failure to yield accidents we frequently see are:

  • Failure to yield at traffic lights
  • Failure to yield at a stop sign or unmarked intersection
  • Failure to obey other road signs
  • Failure to give way to oncoming traffic when turning left
  • Failure to yield to merging traffic
  • Failure to give right of way to pedestrians
  • Failure to yield for emergency vehicles

These are some instances where the failure to wait for other drivers or to give right of way can lead to severe collisions. Were you struck by a negligent driver who failed to give you the legal right of way, either as a pedestrian or as another driver? You may have a case against that person for what you have suffered due to his or her traffic violations. 

Among drivers who fail to yield, we see some common contributions to their dangerous behavior. Some of these include illegal activities such as texting and driving, checking other electronic devices, and using alcohol or drugs. All Michigan drivers have a duty to be on the lookout for hazards, according to traffic laws, but being impaired or distracted can affect a driver’s ability to safely manage road conditions. 

In some cases, a driver’s inexperience can cause him or her to fail to give the right of way when necessary. On the other hand, when a vehicle malfunctions, the driver may be unable to yield. If this malfunction was caused by a lack of vehicle maintenance, the driver may be found liable for the consequences. If your Michigan failure to yield traffic accident was caused by one of these factors, or another, you should contact a lawyer who can help.

The experienced attorneys at Mike Morse Law Firm are dedicated to helping each Michigan client to get maximum compensation for negligent driving collisions. We can give you the assistance you need to get through this challenging time, and we offer a patient, listening ear. All the while, we will tenaciously and tirelessly investigate the facts to get you the best possible outcome when we take on your case. 

Injuries Often Sustained in Michigan Crashes

Every kind of car accident can have serious consequences, and failure to yield collisions are no different. The emotional and physical toll, as well as dealing with loss of property and days away from work, can cause many to feel overwhelmed. 

A failure to yield accident can often come out of nowhere. Some of the common injuries we see in these traffic violations cases include:

These, and many more, are physical consequences of a failure to yield accident. Yet, there could also be property damage to your vehicle and emotional turmoil that you had to go through as part of your claim. The economic damages and financial burden that you are facing can place stress on the whole family. We want to help.

Insurance companies will want to minimize the damage and injuries to make the cheapest resolution they can. At Mike Morse Law Firm, we know what our clients need after their accidents. When we take on your case, we will fight on your behalf to get you the compensation that matches your injuries and suffering. 

Now is the critical time to hire an accident lawyer with the resources and experience to get you a successful resolution to your failure to yield accident case. Our compassionate, hard-working team is here to answer your questions in a free consultation. 

What You Could Recover for Your Michigan Failure to Yield Auto Accident Case

The economic damages of a failure to yield auto accident can be severe. That’s why, if your case was caused by the actions of a negligent driver, you should receive compensation for what you’ve suffered. 

In most cases, accident victims may be eligible to recover damages for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering

Receiving compensation for some of these non-economic damages requires a specific set of circumstances. 

According to Michigan law, you may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering if your failure to yield accident meets the following requirements:

  1. The other driver was more than 50 percent at fault for the accident
  2. You suffer a serious impairment or disfigurement
  3. You did not intentionally cause the accident
  4. You were insured at the time of the accident

If you are unsure whether your accident meets these requirements, you should speak to a legal professional. When you consult Mike Morse Law Firm, there is no obligation and there are no fees.

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Mike Morse is the founder of Mike Morse Law Firm, the largest personal injury firm in Michigan. Since being founded in 1995, Mike’s firm has grown to 150 employees, served 25,000 clients, and collected more than $1 billion for victims of auto, truck, and motorcycle accidents.

Our car accident attorneys are experienced, compassionate, and dedicated to helping Michigan victims of failure to yield car accidents get the justice they deserve. Our legal support staff, combined with all attorneys’ legal experience, makes our team a powerful, winning advocate for you in the case of a car accident. 

Mike Morse Law Firm can help you find the peace of mind you need after your traumatic experience. After suffering due to another person’s negligence or traffic violations, you have the right to economic damages. And we can get you those damages

We don’t want you to go through any more stress – that’s why we offer free consultations along with our No Win, No Fees Guarantee. We believe all deserve justice, no matter their financial situation. That’s why we promise you won’t pay a dime until we settle your Michigan failure to yield accident case! 

Schedule your free consultation before time runs out on your case. Contact your Michigan failure to yield attorney today at 855-MIKE-WINS to get started. 

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