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*Settlement achieved by Big Auto Accident Attorneys
*Settlement achieved by Big Auto Accident Attorneys


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Car accidents cause numerous injuries and fatalities every day. Although the specific percentage varies, multiple studies have determined that human error contributes to approximately 95% of U.S. these accidents. Many actions, including failure to yield, fall under human error. While any crash can be devastating, those caused by human error include added stress and frustration because they were likely avoidable.

Injured accident victims typically have many accident-related expenses and may experience long-term consequences. Liable insurance companies are notoriously reluctant to pay claims, prompting many people to seek legal assistance. Big Auto is a nationwide network of top-notch car accident attorneys, and we are available to help.

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    Why Should You Choose Big Auto To Handle Your Failure to Yield Accident Claim?

    In any car accident claim, it’s best to hire an experienced personal injury attorney who knows the applicable laws in each state. Big Auto handles claims anywhere in the U.S., using its network of top-notch lawyers.

    We’ll discuss the details of your case and how much it’s worth during your free case evaluation, and then together, we will devise our legal strategy to obtain the maximum compensation you’re due. Request your free consultation 24/7 by calling us at 1 (844) BIG-AUTO or 1 (844) 244-2886, emailing us, or submitting our online contact form.

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    What Does Failure To Yield Mean?

    Traffic laws include right-of-way scenarios, designating which motorist can move first when two or more vehicles or people arrive at one area simultaneously. Failure to yield refers to when anyone other than the person with the right of way continues moving.

    Failure-to-yield scenarios may include:

    • Yellow or flashing traffic signals, stop signs and lights
    • Pedestrian crosswalks and jaywalking
    • Merging into oncoming traffic and left-hand turns
    • Emergency vehicles
    • Parking spaces and driveways

    Three- and four-way stops are prime examples of when drivers must understand and follow traffic laws to know in which order they can proceed. One person has the right of way, and the others must yield to avoid collisions.

    Anyone using America’s streets and roads must follow traffic laws. This includes motorists, truckers, motorcyclists, pedestrians and cyclists. A person who fails to yield the right of way is usually at fault for accidents their actions cause, regardless of who hits whom. At-fault parties are liable for paying damages to others injured in the crash.

    Are There Common Failure-to-Yield Injuries?

    Every accident is different and can produce various injuries. Multiple factors can determine the types of injuries and their severity, such as:

    • Rate of speed
    • Angle of impact
    • Whether pedestrians or cyclists are involved
    • Seatbelt usage
    • The number of vehicles involved

    Pedestrians and cyclists have minimal or no protection, increasing the likelihood of severe injuries. Most injured accident victims accumulate medical expenses and may also need to take time off work during their recovery period. Combined, these can cause significant financial strain.

    Common injuries in failure-to-yield crashes include:

    • Broken bones
    • Cuts, scrapes and bruises
    • Whiplash, strains and sprains
    • Spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries
    • Internal bleeding and organ damage

    While many people suffer physical injuries, they may also experience mental and emotional damage with long-lasting consequences. Unfortunately, obtaining reasonable compensation for some kinds of injuries is more challenging than others.

    Why Is Obtaining Fair Compensation Challenging?

    Laws require drivers to maintain car insurance policies with differing minimum coverage and types in each state. The insurance company for each at-fault driver is responsible for paying valid claims if the policyholder causes or contributes to a collision. However, these carriers frequently make unreasonably low settlement offers, hoping that injured accident victims aren’t aware they could obtain significantly more compensation.

    Insurance company representatives may use underhanded tactics to avoid paying you; these include:

    • Getting you to imply that you’re at fault unknowingly during a recorded conversation
    • Not offering compensation for all the different types of eligible damages
    • Asking you to sign paperwork giving up your rights, hoping you won’t read or understand it
    • Stating that the accident didn’t cause your injuries or damages or that they aren’t as severe as you claim
    • Implying that you must accept the first settlement offer

    The average person is unaware of the full scope of their rights, leaving them at the mercy of insurance carriers. Hiring a car accident attorney isn’t only for court cases; your failure-to-yield lawyer will fight for your right to reasonable, fair compensation for your damages and won’t let insurance companies take advantage of you.

    What Complications Might You Face?

    Every state has its own laws governing motor vehicle accidents, and they differ. Each of these can produce multiple complications that can adversely impact your claim if you don’t have legal representation to protect your best interests.

    Type of Required Auto Insurance

    The majority of U.S. states don’t require personal injury protection insurance, but some do. This no-fault coverage pays specific categories of damages regardless of who causes a crash. However, injured accident victims often have expenses that exceed policy limits or cross severe injury thresholds, and they may have valid non-economic damage claims that these policies don’t cover.

    In other cases, liable parties may be underinsured or uninsured, creating additional difficulties. Fortunately, Big Auto car accident lawyers know how to overcome these challenges and seek the maximum compensation you deserve.

    Multiple-Party Liability and Negligence Statute

    Many car accidents have two or more responsible parties who contribute to causing the collision. Every state has laws that address this common circumstance, determining who can seek compensation and how much they might receive.

    Statute of Limitations

    There are various deadlines for filing accident-related claims and lawsuits. Missing these deadlines, called statutes of limitations, likely makes you ineligible to receive compensation. Some claims, such as those involving government entities, may have a significantly shorter statute of limitations.

    Automated, Commercial and Government Vehicles

    Any of these vehicle types automatically complicate accident claims. Multiple parties might share responsibility for one vehicle’s actions, necessitating an in-depth investigation to assign fault to all guilty parties. In addition, actions against government agencies have strict regulations, protocols and procedures.

    Other Government Involvement

    Various government agencies are responsible for road maintenance, including traffic signals, roadway surfaces and debris, lighting and signage. Malfunctioning traffic lights, potholes, poorly lit areas and missing or defaced signs can contribute to or cause auto accidents, making the responsible government agency liable for damages.

    How Can a Failure to Yield Accident Lawyer Help?

    Obtaining fair compensation isn’t as simple as filing a claim and waiting for a check. You must gather evidence that substantiates your claim, not fall for insurance company trickery, know your rights and possess sharp negotiating skills.

    Even if you have the knowledge and resources to pursue your claim alone, you need to focus on recovering from your injuries rather than legalities. When you hire a competent failure-to-yield accident lawyer from Big Auto, we will:

    • Provide case-specific information and advice
    • Perform administrative tasks
    • Handle all communications with insurance companies
    • Thoroughly investigate your accident, gathering evidence to support your claim
    • Negotiate a maximized settlement offer or take your case to trial

    Every action we take on your behalf is to protect your interests. Injured accident victims who have legal representation typically receive substantially more compensation than those without. Big Auto attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, so you won’t have any upfront costs or pay your lawyer until we win your case. With no risk and a potentially huge gain, why wouldn’t you hire an attorney?

    What Damages Can You Receive?

    There’s no such thing as an average settlement amount because accident specifics vary. However, there are consistent damage categories, with some states having caps on specific types of compensation. Ask your Big Auto attorney which damages you qualify to receive during your free consultation.

    Economic Damages

    Failure-to-yield accidents produce various expenses for those involved. Economic damages reimburse injured victims for qualifying accident-related costs, such as:

    • Medical treatments, hospital stays, rehabilitation and medications
    • Lost wages due to missed time from work
    • Specific replacement services costs
    • Property damage

    This category of damages is dollar for dollar, so keeping all invoices and receipts is vital. Your attorney will use them as evidence when requesting reimbursement. Ask your lawyer if you qualify to seek reimbursement for future medical expenses and lost wages.

    Non-Economic Damages

    Some wounds sustained in failure-to-yield accidents aren’t necessarily visible, but they can have devastating consequences to the victims. Because these are intangible, there isn’t a correlating dollar amount for each type of wound. Qualifying conditions include:

    • Pain and suffering
    • Anxiety, depression and PTSD
    • Losing your enjoyment of life
    • Permanent disability or disfigurement
    • Personal relationship damage

    No-fault auto insurance policies don’t cover these expenses, making alternative means of recovering them necessary.

    Many insurance companies try to deny non-economic damages, claiming that they don’t exist, aren’t as severe as you claim or they didn’t result from your accident. Your Big Auto car accident lawyer knows how to prove these claims and force insurance companies to pay.

    Punitive or Exemplary Damages

    Most states have either punitive or exemplary damages that award additional compensation to accident victims if the responsible party exhibited specific reprehensible behaviors in causing the collision. Few cases qualify.

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