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Long Island Failure to Yield Accident Lawyer 

Long Island Failure to Yield Accident Lawyer 

Red Light Accident Attorney in Elmhurst, NY Fights to Recover Full Compensation on Behalf of Clients Injured in Accidents in Suffolk County, Nassau County, and Throughout Long Island 

Traffic laws are designed to protect road users. Laws that outline the right of way and the need to stop at red light ensure order and safety when using a road. When motorists fail to obey these laws they can cause an accident. This type of behavior is considered negligent or even reckless. If you have been injured in an accident caused by a driver that failed to yield or that ran a red light, you have the right to recover compensation for your injuries and other damages. An experienced Long Island failure to yield accident lawyer will guide you and fight on your behalf. 

Proving liability in a car accident can be complex. The team at the Harrison Law Group, P.C. is experienced and knowledgeable in personal injury and car accident laws. We have the skills and resources to help you recover damages from your accident. We work on a contingency fee basis. That means that you won’t pay anything upfront. We will get paid when we recover compensation on your behalf. Our payment is a percentage of your compensation. 

Contact us today to schedule a consultation with an experienced red light accident attorney in Elmhurst, NY, and get started with recovering the compensation that is rightly yours. 

Types of Accidents that are Caused by Failure to Yield or Running a Red Light 

Traffic laws are designed to keep road users including pedestrians and motorists safe. They are also designed to help avoid congestion and keep traffic moving as smoothly as possible. However, reckless or careless drivers that fail to yield or stop at a red light can cause accidents as a result of their actions. Some of the most common types of accidents that result from failure to yield or running a red light include: 

  • Head on collisions 
  • Rollover accidents 
  • Sideswipe accidents 
  • Rear-end collisions 
  • Multiple vehicle accidents 
  • Hit-and-run accidents 
  • Truck accidents 
  • Bus accidents 
  • Pedestrian accidents 
  • Rideshare accidents 
  • Motorcycle accidents and many more 

It is important to consult an experienced Long Island failure to yield accident lawyer. Our team will get started working on your case right away. We will get the evidence we need to figure out what caused the accident and who can be held responsible. We will hold the person or people responsible for what happened accountable and fight to get you full compensation. Get in touch with us now to schedule a free consultation with an attorney from our law firm. 

Common Causes of Failure to Yield or to Stop at a Red Light 

The law requires motorists to stop and give way at: 

  • Red lights 
  • Stop signs 
  • Pedestrian crosswalks 
  • Highway on-ramps 
  • Sidewalks 
  • Intersections that have to merge traffic 

Despite these laws, failure to yield accidents still occur. These accidents are often the result of: 

  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Speeding 
  • Mechanical failure due to defective parts or poor maintenance of the vehicle 
  • Poor decision making 
  • Driving while fatigued 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Aggressive driving 

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident resulting from another driver’s failure to yield, you can recover financial compensation for your injuries and other damages. Our team is highly experienced in fighting for the rights of the injured. We will work to recover compensation on your behalf. Our team will: 

  • Review your case to determine what benefits are available to you 
  • Investigate your claim to gather evidence to support it 
  • Communicate and negotiate with insurance companies and at-fault parties to recover compensation on your behalf. 
  • Represent you at trial if a reasonable settlement cannot be reached during negotiations. 

Contact the Harrison Law Group, P.C. to Consult with an Experienced Long Island Failure to Yield Accident Lawyer 

Have you been injured in an accident caused by a reckless or negligent driver? You have the right to seek financial compensation for your injuries and other damages. We at the Harrison Law Group, P.C. have the resources, skills, and experience to represent you and fight for full compensation on your behalf. Contact our law firm to schedule a free consultation with an experienced red light accident attorney in Elmhurst, NY. We would be glad to discuss the details of your case with you and help you understand your rights and options. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Failure to Yield and Red Light Accidents in Long Island

How long do I have to pursue compensation for a failure to yield an accident? 

The statute of limitations in New York for personal injury claims is three years. This begins on the date of the accident. If you fail to file your claim before this deadline, you will not be able to recover compensation for your injuries or damages. It takes time to build a personal injury case. Evidence to support the claim must be gathered and the claim must be filed to meet specific requirements. It is therefore important to begin the process of seeking compensation as quickly as possible.

If you have been injured in an accident, contact the Harrison Law Group, P.C. to consult with an experienced red light accident attorney in Elmhurst, NY, and get started on pursuing the compensation that is rightly yours.

What damages are available after an accident? 

There are various types of damages available after an accident. If you have been injured in an accident caused by a careless driver that failed to yield, you should consult an experienced Long Island failure to yield accident lawyer from the Harrison Law Group, P.C. We will review your case and determine the damages that you are eligible to recover. These may include: 

1. Medical expenses
2. Disability 
3. Lost pay 
4. Diminished capacity to earn 
5. Disfigurement 
6. Pain and suffering 
7. Property damage 
8. Loss of consortium
 
Contact our law firm to schedule a free consultation with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney and get started on seeking the compensation you deserve.

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