Failure to Yield Accident Lawyer

Getting Justice Through Compensation

Many traffic accidents in the state of Texas are due to a failure to yield, which can occur in a variety of contexts. Fortunately, not all of them are serious, but a good number of them do lead to severe injuries and even death.

The failure to yield accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Michael J. Gopin, PLLC, hold insurance companies accountable for every dime. We are ready to fight for the compensation you deserve.

Texas car accident victims have called on the Law Offices of Michael J. Gopin, PLLC, for years to help them get justice through compensation. A look at our track record shows that we know how to get results consistently and never settle for unjust insurance company offers. If you have been injured in a failure-to-yield crash, contact us to see about getting the damages you deserve.


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Failure to Yield and Traffic Accidents

Failure to yield accidents occurs in numerous contexts. Essentially, a failure to yield involves any situation where a vehicle usurps the right-of-way from another member of traffic. Various situations likely come to mind, such as:

  • Failure to yield while turning right or left
  • Failure to yield at a multi-stop intersection
  • Failure to yield when entering a highway or other roadway
  • Failure to yield to pedestrians or bicyclists

The yield laws create expectations. Drivers or other members of the traffic expect other drivers to yield properly. If this doesn’t happen, people are caught off guard and often get injured.

Failure to yield in and of itself is a traffic infraction and sufficient basis to file a personal injury lawsuit. However, it is often the result of other types of traffic negligence or recklessness, such as:

  • Driving while under the influence
  • Distracted operation of a motor vehicle
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive and reckless driving
  • Driving too fast for current conditions
  • Ignorance of right-of-way laws
  • Driving while drowsy

Regardless of why a failure to yield occurs, the act signifies blameworthy behavior that can support a claim for damages. However, insurance companies covering these accidents require proof of negligence.

Proving Liability in Failure to Yield Accidents

An insurance company will pay zero for a claim lacking hard evidence of liability. Evidence needed to establish fault in failure to yield accidents may be bountiful or scant. At the very least, the victim will need a police accident report and medical treatment records for the injury.

Depending on how conclusive or extensive the police report is, other forms of evidence may be necessary, such as:

  • Traffic and surveillance cam footage
  • Witness statements
  • Accident reconstruction data
  • Expert testimony

At the Law Offices of Michael J. Gopin, PLLC, we leave no stone unturned when gathering the evidence we need. If you have been injured in a failure-to-yield accident, contact us promptly to get started on your case.

Always remember that the sooner we can get to work on your case, the better we are able to protect your right to compensation. The passage of time can lead to less money or none at all. We encourage you to act quickly to keep your claim strong and viable.

Compensation for Failure to Yield Accidents

Failure to yield accidents can be serious enough to cause catastrophic injuries and death. Injury victims and their families find themselves struggling to adapt and make ends meet after injuries. Fortunately, when victims are less than 51% responsible, compensation can be sought to address many of the associated losses, including:

  • Medical and hospital payments and expenses
  • Loss of income — past, present, and future
  • Damaged or destroyed vehicle
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Disfigurement and scarring

An insurance company may not inform you of your right to pursue these damages, but your car accident lawyer will. At the Law Offices of Michael J. Gopin, PLLC, we give you a full appraisal of your claim and pursue every compensable damage the law allows.

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If you have been injured in a failure-to-yield accident, the accident injury team at the Law Offices of Michael J. Gopin, PLLC, is ready to discuss your case and vigorously fight for any and all compensation you are due. Contact us for a free consultation at our office or your home and learn how the Law Offices of Michael J. Gopin, PLLC, can help.

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