Liability for Left-Turn Accidents

Cape Cod Car Accident Lawyer & Former Insurance Adjuster

Whatever kind of traffic accident you are involved in, you need the representation of a skillful accident attorney on your side. My name is Scott B. Brilliant from the Law Office of Scott B. Brilliant, and I am a Cape Cod personal injury attorney with hundreds of thousands recovered for clients, and extensive experience as an insurance adjuster. This means that I know how to utilize the various aspects in your case to your advantage, and to effectively pursue maximum recovery.

Who is at fault for a left-turn accident?

In the majority of left-turn accidents, the driver making the left-turn is held liable for the accident. Traffic safety law in Massachusetts dictates stringent rules for drivers making a left turn, as this turn is often the most dangerous. Drivers must signal 100 feet before turning and use caution while making the turn, waiting until it is completely safe to proceed. After an accident, most insurance companies will presume that the driver making the turn did not exercise enough caution when making the turn, and therefore should be held responsible. If you were the turning driver in a left-turn accident, then one primary concern is to show that you were not responsible for the accident.

Proving Fault in a Car Accident

  1. The other driver ran a red light.
  2. An unexpected obstruction caused you to slow down or stop.
  3. The other driver was speeding.

If one of these is not applicable, you may be able to show the other driver's liability if they disobeyed another traffic law. Left-turn accidents can be extremely difficult to prove, so please don't hesitate to consult with my firm before making a claim.

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As a former insurance claims adjuster, I know the ins and outs of the insurance industry. I have first-hand experience with the different excuses insurance companies make to deny claims, and I have the knowledge you need on your side. When you are ready to begin pursuing the results that you need in your injury case, do not hesitate to get in touch with me. I offer flexible hours as well as home appointments. You can count on me to do whatever it takes to help you during this difficult time.

I also offer a free case evaluation for anybody who wants to discuss their case before retaining my firm. I will thoroughly review your case and offer insight into how you should proceed and how I can help. Let me put my years of experience to work for you. Call now and schedule your appointment with a Cape Cod car accident lawyer that cares about your future.

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