Finding Fault in a Left-Hand Turn Car Accident

If you have been injured in a Dallas-Fort Worth car accident which was caused by a driver who cut across oncoming traffic when attempting to make a left-hand turn, there is a very good chance that you have a claim for compensation. In order to make sure that you make a successful claim for compensation against the negligent driver’s auto insurance company, it is a good idea to consult with a board certified personal injury lawyer who can help you with your claim.


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Legal Rights of Texas Car Accident Victims

The law is quite clear when it comes to establishing fault in car wrecks involving right-of-way violations where one car attempted to make a left-hand turn through an intersection across oncoming traffic. Either the driver trying to turn left must wait until they get a guarded green arrow to make a left-hand turn, or they must yield to traffic coming in the opposite direction and wait until it is safe for them to make their turn.


Some of the most common reasons why at-fault drivers fail to yield or wait until it is clear and safe to make their left-hand turn are that the driver is simply inexperienced, in a rush, they are distracted, drunk, have poor eyesight, or poor perception of oncoming vehicle’s speed or proximity.


How a Dallas-Fort Worth Car Wreck Lawyer Can Help You

Our Dallas-Fort Worth car accident injury and death lawyers are board certified and experienced in winning full and fair justice for our clients. If the driver who caused your wreck was guilty of violating traffic laws, then we will pursue maximum compensation for you as aggressively as the law permits.


Of course, there are some situations where the driver making the left-hand turn was not the one at fault. Reasons why the other driver might be to blame include that they ran a red light or were driving in excess of the speed limit. Regardless – if you were making a left-hand turn at the time of your crash and you believe that the other driver was at fault, our lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation to make sure that blame is appropriately assigned and that you recover the compensation that you deserve.

Mark A. Anderson
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