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Miramar Failure to Yield Accidents

Right of way crashes in Miramar and Florida often occur because drivers are distracted or impatient. In some cases, they can also occur because a driver does not understand basic right of way rules. In all cases, these accidents are preventable and are generally caused by driver negligence.

If you have been injured in a failure to yield crash, you may have a legal claim that lets you pursue compensation for your losses. To find out whether you qualify, contact the full service law firm of Flaxman Law Group for a free consultation.

Why do Failure to Yield Car and Truck Accidents in Miramar Occur?

There are many reasons why failure to yield car crashes can happen, including:

  • Poor weather conditions
  • Undertrained drivers
  • Unlicensed drivers or unqualified drivers
  • Distracted drivers
  • Drunk drivers
  • Driver error
  • Fatigued drivers
  • Drivers with a lack of understanding about right-of-way rules
  • Poor road design or poor road signage

There may be many reasons why someone fails to yield right-of-way to another motorist. However, there is no excuse for not obeying the traffic rules and for causing a serious traffic accident. If you been injured by a driver who failed to yield right-of-way, you may have a legal claim.

Right-of-Way Accidents Don't Just Involve Motorists

One of the most tragic things about right-of-way accidents is that they often involve a collision between a car or truck and a pedestrian or motorcyclist. For example, many of these cases are actually pedestrian accidents in Miramar or Florida, where a motorist failed to yield right-of-way to a pedestrian who was crossing at a crosswalk or traffic light. Many of these cases also bicycle accidents in Florida, where a motorist fails to yield right-of-way to a bicyclist.

In these cases, the crash can be especially deadly and can lead to permanent, lifelong injuries. A bicyclist, motorcyclist, or pedestrian simply has no chance against a larger vehicle. Even in cases where the at-fault driver is a truck and the hit driver is in a smaller passenger vehicle, the results can be catastrophic.

Any time that a motorist fails to yield right-of-way and the negligence leads to injuries, the injured person can seek compensation through an insurance claim or through a legal claim. To find out whether you have a claim or whether you qualify for more compensation, contact a personal injury attorney in your community to review your legal options.

Would You Like to Speak to a Legal Professional?

The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group are committed to recovering the maximum amount of compensation possible for our clients. Our full-service law firm works with a network of private investigators, accident reconstruction experts, engineers, and other professionals to build strong cases. Our attorneys have more than 60 years of combined experience litigating complicated personal injury and car accident cases across South Florida. If you would like to find out more about your legal options and about what Flaxman Law Group can do for you, contact Flaxman Law Group today to speak with one of our team members in a free, no obligation consultation.

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