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Car Crashes Caused by Failing to Yield the Right-of-Way at a Yield Sign

Elite Car Collisions Caused by Failing to Yield the Right-of-Way at a Yield Sign Lawyers in Buffalo, New York

Jed Dietrich, Esq., Recognized by the Premier Lawyers of America, and His Veteran Team of Lawyers at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., Well-Known as an American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm, Forcefully Litigate to Achieve Incomparable Results for Clients Injured in Failure to Yield the Right-of-Way at Yield Signs Car Accidents in Buffalo, New York.


Yield signA yield sign indicates that drivers must prepare to stop if necessary to permit oncoming traffic to advance. If no traffic is approaching and it is safe to continue, motorists can proceed down the road or merge into another lane. However, when there is dense traffic, drivers must stop and wait until there is a safe opening. Typically, yield signs are found in intersections and on and off-ramps that usually do not have heavy traffic.  Under New York Vehicle and Traffic Law, Section 1172 (b), drivers must at least slow down to reasonable speed for the given conditions and stop if necessary. Although most drivers recognize the importance of yielding the right-of-way at yield signs, some careless motorists regard the signs as mere suggestions rather than the law.

While yield signs help control the flow of traffic and determine who has the right-of-way, they can also make it more difficult for drivers to decide when to move into traffic. Drivers are not required to stop when entering an empty road or can safely merge into traffic. Consequently, this can cause motorists to speed up or drive aggressively to avoid yielding to oncoming traffic. Failing to yield accidents often occur because impatient, distracted, or negligent drivers aggressively merge onto roadways with little concern for approaching cars. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in a single recent year, failure to yield was the third-leading cause of all fatal crashes.

If you, or a family member, were injured in a collision because another failed to yield at a yield sign, getting in touch with a highly knowledgeable personal injury lawyer is your best possible option. Jed Dietrich, Esq., a proud member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has broad experience showing liability in failure to yield car accidents. Allow our team of outstanding lawyers to systematically investigate your crash so that we can start building a strong case. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s battle-tested attorneys have assisted countless victims and their loved ones seek justice after catastrophic accidents.

While our compassionate team realizes that no amount of money can erase all of the pain and despair caused by your accident, compensation can considerably lessen your financial burdens and reimburse you for your injuries. The Dietrich Legal Team will vigorously litigate to pursue the monetary compensation that you deserve for every damage suffered. Jed Dietrich, Esq. has effectively dealt with defense lawyers and insurance companies to obtain over $175 million in verdicts and settlements for victims who were injured in Buffalo, New York, and beyond. Our unstoppable dedication to providing an exceptional outcome for every client is what makes us so extraordinary. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s veteran lawyers would be pleased to speak with you about your collision. We offer free, no-obligation lawsuit evaluations and consultations. Our seasoned team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at (716) 839-3939, or by completing the online consultation form. There is never a charge until we obtain compensation for you!

Injuries Caused by Disregarding Yield Signs

Injuries Caused By Disregarding Yield Signs Ignoring yield signs causes countless collisions throughout New York State. These accidents can be side-swipes, T-bone crashes, rear-end collisions, and even deadly head-on accidents. They can also injure innocent bicyclists and pedestrians. Accidents caused by failing to yield the right-of-way at yield signs are known for causing serious injuries or worse. Common injuries resulting from these types of accidents include:

  1. Deep lacerations and bruises;
  2. Fractured and broken bones;
  3. Internal bleeding and organ impairment;
  4. Whiplash;
  5. Herniated discs;
  6. Neck and back injuries;
  7. Total paralysis;
  8. Life-long disfigurement;
  9. Traumatic brain injury (TBI); and
  10. Permanent brain damage.

DID YOU, OR SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU, SUFFER INJURIES IN A COLLISION CAUSED BY ANOTHER’S FAILURE TO YIELD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY AT A YIELD SIGN IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK?

CALL JED DIETRICH, ESQ. AND HIS TOP RATED AND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED TEAM OF BUFFALO, NEW YORK FAILURE TO YIELD AT A YIELD SIGN CAR ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYERS AT (716)-839-3939 NOW TO OBTAIN THE HELP THAT YOU NEED!

Holding Drivers Accountable for Failing to Yield

The last thing you want is for the irresponsible driver, who failed to yield the right-of-way, to escape without penalty for causing your injuries. One of the most crucial steps to recovering is obtaining adequate compensation. After all, hospital bills, physical therapy, and prescription medication are not cheap. Hiring the finest personal injury lawyer in Buffalo, New York, will force the at-fault driver’s insurance company to offer a top dollar settlement. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C, differentiated by Expertise LLC as  Best Car Accident Lawyers in Buffalo, New York , knows exactly what it takes to get the best possible outcome for our clients. To obtain the highest compensation for your claim, our elite attorneys will complete the following:

  1. Thoroughly examine your collision to determine the best course of action;
  2. File a lawsuit to protect your legal right to compensation;
  3. Routinely update you on the progress of your claim;
  4. Accurately determine all of the strengths and weaknesses of your case;
  5. Gather critical evidence to prove liability, such as witness accounts, photos, traffic camera footage, accident reports, hospital bills, and medical records;
  6. Establish whether or not the other driver’s negligence contributed to the accident;
  7. Consult with our world-renown traffic accident reconstructionist experts;
  8. Handle all direct communication with insurance claims adjusters and defense lawyers;
  9. Aggressively negotiate the highest possible settlement for your case; and
  10. If needed, deliver the most persuasive case at trial to boost your likelihood of winning a multi-million-dollar verdict.

You can always count on the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. to deliver the outcome that you deserve. Our battle-tested attorneys have a long history of obtaining justice for victims of all car accidents. When you call Jed Dietrich, Esq., and his seasoned team, we will explore all of the nuances of your case to guarantee that you are reasonably compensated for all of your injuries, including property damage, past and future medical expenses, lost pay from missed work, diminished future earning potential, pain and suffering, and loss of consortium. Contact the best of the best at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today at (716) 839-3939 or by filling out the online consultation form. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our veteran team for your free case evaluation and consultation!


Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at (716) 839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Buffalo, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!

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I am a medical doctor and have worked with many of the best lawyers in Buffalo and I can say without question that Jed Dietrich is the only lawyer I would trust with my injury case in Buffalo New York. B.O.
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