A South Fulton failure to yield accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to help if you were a victim of an accident caused by a driver who failed to yield the right of way. You may be able to build a claim to pursue a payout and hold the driver liable. This may allow you to receive compensation for your medical care, lost income, car repairs, and other damages.
Let a member of the car accident team from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers evaluate your South Fulton collision case for free. Call (404) 888-8888 today to get started. We can discuss the facts of your collision, the cause, your injuries, and other details to determine if you can take action against the at-fault driver. We may be able to offer you representation on a contingency-fee basis with no up-front payment required.
Failure to Yield Is a Common Cause of Fatal Accidents
The Insurance Information Institute reports that failure to yield right of way caused about 7% of all fatal traffic collisions in the United States in 2018. Failure to yield often results in T-bone accidents, which are side-impact collisions that can be especially dangerous.
In side-impact collisions, one vehicle may impact the door of another. The driver or passenger sitting in the position hit may only be a few inches from the impact. While many modern cars do have side-impact airbags and other safety features, this type of accident still lacks many of the protections available in other types of accidents. Side-impact collisions can lead to serious injuries and even fatalities.
Drivers have an obligation to stop and yield the right of way when turning, pulling out, and in other situations. When they fail to do so, an accident may occur. If this happened to you, or if driver negligence of any form caused your accident, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can review your case for free. Call (404) 888-8888 now to discuss your case and your legal options with a member of our team.
For a free legal consultation with a failure to yield accidents lawyer serving South Fulton, call (404) 888-8888
Let Our Team Go to Work on Your Failure to Yield Accident Case
A South Fulton failure to yield accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can collect evidence to show that the other driver failed to yield the right of way and caused your accident. This evidence may include:
- Witness statements
- Video of the accident
- Accident reconstruction expert testimony
- Other proof that the at-fault driver turned in front of you or pulled out in front of you
Even if you were speeding or otherwise may have contributed to the accident, Georgia law may allow you to recover a payout through its comparative negligence laws. However, your compensation may be reduced by the amount of fault the court determines you are responsible for. For example, if you were assigned 20% of the fault and $100,000 in damages, your payout may be reduced by 20% to $80,000.
In a failure to yield case, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can:
- Work to protect your rights
- Collect evidence to demonstrate fault
- Determine the value of your case
- Negotiate for a fair settlement or take the case to trial
- Give you space from the legal process to focus on recovering
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Recoverable Damages in a Settlement Negotiation or Court Hearing
At Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, our team of car accident lawyers can collect evidence of your losses and their value to demand a fair payout based on the facts of your case in settlement negotiations or on trial.
Although every case is different, the following damages may be recoverable:
- Medical care and future treatment costs
- Ongoing care expenses
- Lost income and benefits
- Reduced earning capacity
- Vehicle replacement or repairs and other property damages
- Pain and suffering damages
- Other miscellaneous losses and expenses
Wrongful Death Damages
Georgia law O.C.G.A. § 51-4-2 also allows some family members to recover damages following a fatal car accident in a wrongful death lawsuit. If your loved one passed away due to another driver’s negligence, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can help you determine if you can file this type of claim and explain the damages that may be recoverable based on the facts of your case.
Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury Cases in Georgia
O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33 sets the general deadline for personal injury lawsuits in Georgia at two years from the date of your injuries. This applies to most car accidents in the state, as well as other types of negligence accidents. Victims generally must act within two years or risk losing the right to file a legal.
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers encourages you to call us as soon as you can after your accident. We can explain what deadlines apply to your case as part of this call.
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If you were hurt in an accident caused by a driver who failed to yield the right-of-way or turned in front of oncoming traffic, a South Fulton failure to yield accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to prove your case and hold that driver accountable.
You can speak to a representative of Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today for free. Call (404) 888-8888 for your complimentary consultation and to learn more about our legal services for car accident victims.
Our firm handles car accident cases on a contingency-fee basis, meaning our clients do not pay our attorney fees unless and until they recover compensation.