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New Haven Failing to Yield Car Accident Attorneys

Failing to yield to another vehicle, cyclist, or pedestrian is a common driver error that leads to accidents. When we drive, we do our best to follow the rules of the road. Respecting the right-of-way of other drivers reduces the likelihood of car accidents happening. However, when another driver fails to yield, which often happens because they are in a hurry, they put lives and property at risk.

Barreling through intersections and merging when you should not are just a few examples of reckless driving. There should be consequences for reckless drivers to deter them from behaving that way in the future. The best way for them to learn this lesson is to have them pay for the damages, which can include medical bills, pain and suffering, time off work, and more. If you were injured by a reckless driver who failed to yield, schedule a free consultation with the car accident attorneys of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers by calling (203) 397-1283.

Why you need a lawyer

If you were injured in a car accident because another driver failed to yield to you, don’t let them get away without paying for the damages. They made a reckless mistake that negatively impacted a person’s life, and it shouldn’t be on you to pick up the pieces. As an injured victim of a car accident, you could be entitled to compensation for everything from your damaged property to physical therapy, long-term care, and more. However, it can be difficult to prove how much compensation your injuries are worth without an attorney present.

Experienced failing to yield car accident attorneys know how to analyze a situation logically and fight for you as an individual to come out victorious over the person who hurt you. Having a personal injury lawyer on your side greatly improves your odds of getting the full compensation you deserve.

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. Who is going to pay for my medical bills? How much time will I have to take off of work? How much compensation am I eligible for? Do I need a lawyer to get it? Here at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, we have answers for all of your questions.

The legal process can be confusing and scary, and you shouldn’t be the one trying to navigate it. With an experienced attorney by your side, the process will seem much more straightforward and simple. You will feel more confident in the possibility of a favorable outcome. Allow us to handle your case so that you can spend time recovering from your injuries. We promise to treat it with caution and care, and we will keep you in the loop the entire time. Our attorneys will fight for what you deserve, and we will explain our decisions and reasoning so that you can have as little stress as possible following your accident.

Why Choose Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers?

Here at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, we have some of the hardest-working, most experienced personal injury lawyers in New Haven. We love serving the people of Connecticut, and we always fight to see them get the compensation they deserve. We are strong advocates of justice, and we will handle your case with competence, confidence, and care. We won’t be satisfied until we help you achieve full and fair compensation for your injuries.

When people look for a personal injury attorney, it’s often their first time, so they don’t know what to look for. The essential qualities are legal experience and the results to back it up. Many of our attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers have been practicing law for over three decades. You can read about our victories and what past clients have said about us on the results and testimonials pages. We are very proud of the results we have achieved as a firm, one of which was a car accident where we helped our clients gain over $2.3 million in compensation. We have found success in dozens of other high-stakes cases. Regardless of the case and its potential payout, we treat all our clients with the same amount of respect.

Attorney Jonathan Perkins, a graduate of Pace University and New York University School of Law, has been practicing law since 1987. Over the years he has won clients hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation. Perkins focuses on personal injury cases, particularly those involving car accidents. He is incredibly passionate about winning court cases on behalf of the most vulnerable. Perkins will represent you with the same amount of skill and passion he has with every other client. Perkins has an impressive track record as a personal injury lawyer, and our testimonials page is full of rave reviews of his abilities. Past clients have called him “attentive,” the “best in town,” and more.

Cases We Handle

We will take on almost any client who was in a car accident because someone else failed to yield. It is unfair for you to have to pay for the damages and medical costs for an incident that you did not cause. It’s worth noting that failure to yield accidents often appear different from other accidents. This is because when one driver fails to yield, it often leads to someone else hitting them, rather than the other way around. This is another reason why it is important to have an experienced lawyer on your side. You don’t want the other driver to blame you for an accident that they caused.

Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers handles a variety of failure to yield accident cases, including but not limited to:

• Failure to yield to oncoming traffic when turning
• Failure to come to a complete stop at a red light or stop sign
• Failure to yield to a pedestrian or bicyclist who has the right of way
• Failure to yield to traffic at a flashing red or yellow lights
• Failure to yield when merging onto a highway

The experienced failure to yield car accident lawyers at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers know how to determine which party involved in the failure to yield accident had the right of way when the collision occurred. When you hire us for your case, you can rest assured that we will conduct a thorough independent investigation of your failure to yield accident. Our commitment to looking at all the facts and details has helped us win many cases for clients. Call us today at (203) 397-1283 so we can get started on your case and help you recover the full and fair compensation you deserve.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you’ve been involved in a failure to yield car accident, chances are you have questions. Below are some of the questions we get most often from clients at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. We hope you find the following information to be helpful. If you have further questions about your particular case, please reach out our knowledgeable and compassionate car accident lawyers by calling (203) 397-1283 today.

What is a failure to yield accident?

A failure to yield accident occurs when the driver of one vehicle fails to yield the right-of-way to another vehicle when required by law. If someone fails to yield and causes an accident, they are liable for any damages that occur as a result of their recklessness.

How much does it cost to hire a personal injury lawyer from Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers?

At Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, our car accident attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, which means that we don’t get paid unless you do. That means that you don’t have to pay us anything until after you have won your compensation. We love the people of New Haven, and we don’t want inability to pay to deter you from asking a reckless driver to pay for the damages they caused. That’s why we operate the way we do, so that everyone involved – attorneys, staff, and clients alike – get their payout at the same time. It keeps us invested in our cases, and it helps reassure you that we are taking our jobs seriously.

What is a typical payout for a failure to yield accident?

Like most personal injury cases, compensation varies on a case by case basis. No two car accident cases are exactly alike. Compensation can vary based on the severity of the damage, the severity of the injuries, and other factors. The amount of compensation you can recover will significantly increase when you hire a skilled attorney who is ready to fight for you in the courtroom.

Contact Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

If you or a loved one were injured because someone failed to yield to you while driving, make sure you are compensated for your damages. At Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, we love serving the people of New Haven, and we want to help you during a difficult time in your life. Our personal injury attorneys are respectful, experienced, and motivated to help you get what you deserve. You can call Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers at (203) 397-1283 or reach out to us using the live chat feature on our website to schedule a free consultation.

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Our Results
  • $2.3 Million

    For the family of a man killed in a traffic accident.

  • $2.1 Million

    For a Brazilian woman who fell off her bicycle, severely injuring her head.

  • $1.5 Million

    Awarded for an infant who died while at a daycare facility

  • $850 THOUSAND

    For the family of an 83 year old man who died after being in an auto accident.

Our Attorneys
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    Jonathan Perkins

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