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Personal Injury Lawyers San Diego, Helping Those Harmed in Intersection Crashes

When people get behind the wheel of a vehicle and head out onto the
public roads, their ability to arrive at their destination safely
depends mostly on their ability to negotiate certain driving
environments and to make the correct decisions that need to be made
within those driving environments. One of the most difficult situations
for any driver to encounter based on the number of choices that must be
made is at an intersection. People tend to take for granted all that
must go right in this situation, but if anyone makes even a slight
mistake the situation can quickly devolve into a disaster.  

Below you will find a brief overview of the scenarios that tend to arise at intersections that lead to San Diego car accidents
that result in injuries and fatalities. You will also find information
regarding how those who make mistakes at intersections can and should be
held liable for the damages they cause. Anyone who has been harmed in
this manner needs to obtain the help of experienced San Diego personal
injury lawyers as soon as possible.

Examples of Intersection Mistakes

There are several different types of intersections that a driver will
encounter during any given trip, and each of these different
intersections presents different decisions that must be made correctly.
For instance, a four-way stop intersection involves people understanding
the proper order in which they should proceed, and if anyone moves out
of order the situation can quickly lead to a serious crash, most often
with someone being broad-sided.

In addition to four-way stop environments, intersections where
someone is attempting to turn left across traffic and onto another road
also lead to a high number of crashes. That’s because the person turning
may not see someone coming in the other direction or they may misjudge
the speed at which that motorist is approaching. Once again, these
crashes tend to be violent and usually involve the side of the turning
vehicle being impacted.

Finally, the most egregious mistakes that tend to be made at
intersections involve motorists who run through yellow or red lights.
When someone makes this mistake, it often leads to a serious crash both
because the other motorist did not expect such a maneuver from that
driver and because these crashes tend to occur at high rates of speed.

How San Diego Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help

People who are injured in intersection crashes who intend to hold
those responsible for their injuries accountable need to take immediate
steps to protect their legal rights. However, this is often easier said
than done because someone in this position is already fighting through
serious injuries and because they do not possess legal backgrounds.
However, successful claims can result in an award of damages for that
injured person.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an intersection crash, you need to seek the help of San Diego personal injury lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of clients for many years. Contact the Mitchell | Gilleon Law Firm today to schedule a free initial consultation.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an intersection crash, you need to seek the help of San Diego personal injury lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of clients for many years. Contact the Mitchell | Gilleon Law Firm today to schedule a free initial consultation.

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Licensed since 1998

Member at firm Gilleon Law Firm

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