Failure to yield automobile accidents in Burlington County occur when drivers fail to obey the right of way rules of driving. The most dangerous accidents common in failure to yield the right of way are the failure to yield the right of way at an intersection, which results in high speed, side-impact collisions with serious injury or death to occupants of the vehicle, as well as the failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian and result in serious injury or death to the pedestrian.

If you or a loved one were involved in any type of failure to yield accident, do not delay in contacting a Burlington County failure to yield lawyer who can properly advise you of all your legal options. A compassionate car accident attorney can assist you in filing a lawsuit for compensation for any injuries you may have sustained.

Pedestrians Injuries

Cars or trucks striking pedestrians are a far too common occurrence in Burlington County, New Jersey. Recent accidents involving pedestrians on Route 130 resulted in the five pedestrian deaths in 2016 and at least one more in 2017.

For six years in a row, the Tri-State Safety Commission has named Route 130 as the most dangerous road for pedestrians. Burlington County failure to yield lawyers can represent the victims of a vehicle versus pedestrian accidents.  This type of personal injury case is different than most, because the injuries are typically much more severe and life-threatening, or fatal.

Automobile Injury Cases

Failure to yield the right of way is a major cause of auto versus auto collisions. The legal requirement to yield the right of way is noted in N.J.S.A. 39:4-90, which states, in part, that a failure to yield the right of way is a traffic offense. Injuries sustained in a failure to yield collision are usually more severe than in other types of auto accidents.

Failure to yield the right of way at an intersection can result in a side impact, or T-Bone collision. T-Bone accidents are worse because the sides of most vehicles are not as well protected as the front or rear of vehicles, and occupants of the vehicle are much more vulnerable to injury.

Failure to yield accidents also occur when one vehicle is merging onto a highway or freeway, and collides with another vehicle which is traveling at a high rate of speed, or highway speed. These sideswipe accidents knock the vehicle struck into other lanes of traffic, or worse, cause the vehicle struck to roll over. Roll-over accidents have one of the highest death or serious injury rates among all car crashes.

Speaking to Burlington County Failure to Yield Lawyers

Burlington County failure to yield lawyers understand the complex issues in both vehicle versus pedestrian and vehicle versus vehicle personal injury claims. They can work with you to prepare your case and structure your claim on a firm foundation of factual analysis. An attorney can investigate the circumstances of your case and gather all evidence necessary to prove the other party is at fault for your injuries.

The driver who caused your injuries will be represented by an insurance company and its lawyers. They will be on your side, and be prepared to meet and overcome arguments the insurance company will make.

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