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Failure to Yield Accident Attorneys in Santa Ana

The rules of the road can sometimes be difficult and confusing, and when it comes to yielding and identifying which driver is at fault, it helps to have a thorough understanding of the law. Working with a failure to yield accident attorney can mean the difference between covering the costs linked to your long-term, life-altering injuries, or having them covered in full through an insurance claim or lawsuit. 

If you have been injured in an accident due to another driver’s failure to yield, connect with a Santa Ana failure to yield accident lawyer for help collecting the compensation you deserve. 

Failure to Yield Accidents are Complex and requires careful Consideration

Failure to yield can result in driver liability for damages in accidents that they cause. This particular cause of an accident however can be difficult to prove, as the drivers involved may have different perspectives about who was meant to yield at a given time. However, there are laws in place.

Under California Vehicle Code 21800

  • When two different vehicles are entering an intersection from two different highways at the same time, the driver who is on the left must yield the right of way to any vehicle on the immediate right
  • When a highway, the term used for road, terminates, the driver of any vehicles on the terminating highway “shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle at the intersecting continuing highway”

These definitions might sound complex, but how they apply to the unique facts and circumstances of your accident, and how they are incorporated into your claim, will determine the compensation you are offered for your injuries and related damages. 

Your Santa Ana Car Accident Lawyer Applies Statute to Your Claim

To collect damages from another driver or their insurance company, you have to prove that they were liable, or caused the accident because of their negligence. This is a complex legal term that basically means someone has to owe you a duty, and your accident happened because they breached that duty. You can only collect damages that you can prove, and the insurance company’s lawyers will require you to prove every aspect of negligence to collect on your claim. 

Connect with a Santa Ana Failure to Yield Accident Lawyer for Help with Your Claim 

Receiving the amount in compensation to cover your short- and long-term medical bills from your failure to yield accident injuries is not automatic. Insurance companies will carefully review your evidence, and if you don’t take the time to measure your future costs before you accept a settlement, your family will have to cover those costs out of your household budget. 

Our highly experienced Santa Ana car accident lawyers are standing by to assist with your claim. We provide a free, brief initial case review, then if your case is a fit will go into further details about how our firm can help you recover compensation for your injuries from a Santa Ana failure to yield accident. To begin, give us a call at 714-400-2000, or contact us to schedule your initial consultation.