New York City Failure to Yield Accident Lawyer
NYC Injury Attorneys Helping Accident Victims Obtain the Compensation They Deserve
There are many instances when New York City drivers are required to yield the right of way to other motor vehicles and pedestrians. When motor vehicle drivers fail to operate their vehicles in a safe manner, they can bring about a serious collision, along with devastating and permanent personal injuries.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision that resulted from a negligent driver’s failure to yield the right of way, you may be entitled to monetary compensation under the law. The experienced team of personal injury lawyers at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, P.C. is ready to review your accident case today and pursue the compensation you deserve.
Our knowledgeable legal team assists injury victims of serious motor vehicle accidents that occur throughout New York City, including in and around Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. Call us today at 212-285-3300, or contact us online, to discuss how we could help you with your legal matter.
When to Yield the Right of Way to another Vehicle or Pedestrian
Motor vehicle operators are required to yield the right of way to others under certain circumstances. Some of those circumstances include the following:
● When the motor vehicle operator has a stop sign or red traffic light
● When the motor vehicle operator is turning from a side street onto a major roadway or highway
● When a pedestrian is lawfully present in a crosswalk
● When the motor vehicle operator is entering a roundabout
● When a motor vehicle operator is merging from a traffic exit onto a major roadway or highway
When a motor vehicle operator fails to yield the right of way to another motor vehicle or a pedestrian in any of these circumstances, and an accident occurs, the motor vehicle driver can be directly responsible for serious or permanent injuries, such as fractures and broken bones, which the accident victim sustains in the accident.
Recovering Damages in a Failure to Yield Accident
Individuals who suffer severe personal injuries in a failure to yield accident may be able to recover damages for their injuries arising from the accident. Potential damages in these cases could include compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. In order to recover these damages against the at-fault driver (i.e. in cases where the injuries are significant and/or permanent), the accident victim must be able to show that the other driver broke the law by failing to yield the right of way and that the accident victim suffered severe injuries because of the accident.
Call Us Today to Schedule a Free Case Evaluation with a New York City Failure to Yield Accident Attorney
If you have been injured in a car accident that happened because another driver failed to yield the right of way, you might be entitled to file a claim or lawsuit arising out of that accident. The experienced attorneys at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, P.C. can review your case and explain your legal rights to you.
To schedule a free consultation or case evaluation with a New York City failure to yield accident lawyer, please call us today at 212-285-3300, or contact us online.