Were you injured by a negligent driver who failed to yield the right-of-way to you? Any accident in which a driver fails to give (yield) the road to the party that has the right of way is considered a failure to yield accident. The other driver may have failed to yield to oncoming traffic when making a left turn. The other driver may have failed to yield the road to an emergency vehicle (such as a fire truck, police car or ambulance) when lights and /or sirens are engaged. The other driver may have failed to stop at a stop sign and remaining stopped until the driver that has the right of way is clear of vehicles. The other driver may have failed to yield to a bicycle when making a right turn when bicycle has right of way. The other driver may have failed to yield to a pedestrian when the pedestrian has the right of way. The other driver may have failed to yield to cross traffic at a flashing yellow or red light. The other driver may have pulled out onto a road from a side street, private drive, or parking lot when the main road traffic has the right of way. The other driver may have failed to yield the right of way when merging onto a highway
These are just a few examples of situations that may cause a failure to yield accident in Washington State. The critical issue in most Washington State’s failure to yield accidents is usually who had the right of way when the accident occurred.
If you or someone you love has been injured as a driver or a passenger in a Washington State’s failure-to-yield accident, and the accident was not your fault, you may be entitled to damages for lost wages, pain and suffering, medical expenses, scarring, disfigurement and loss of enjoyment of life. In wrongful death cases, punitive damages may also available. The Washington State personal injury lawyers of THE YE LAW FIRM have the knowledge and experience to litigate your injury from failure-to-yield accident and help you seek the compensation you deserve. The personal injury attorneys at THE YE LAW FIRM can help protect your rights in the event of a failure-to-yield accident in Washington State if you were not at fault.
Because the Washington State Statute of Limitations applies to these cases, if you or someone you know has been injured, disabled or killed in a Washington State’s failure-to-yield accident, it is vital that you act immediately to protect your rights. If failure-to-yield accident driver has harmed you or a loved one, call the personal injury lawyers at THE YE LAW FIRM today at (888) 727-0440 for a no-cost consultation and a comprehensive case evaluation.