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Can I file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if another driver is backing out and hits my car?

Yes you can file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if another driver is backing out and hits your car.  In fact, under Michigan law, there are specific statutes that aide an accident victim when filing a Michigan auto accident lawsuit against the driver that is backing out and hits your car. These Michigan statutes include: 

  • Backing said vehicle without keeping a proper observation or failing to act upon any observation made.
  • Backing said vehicle without keeping a proper observation or failing to act upon any observation made, in violation of City ofDetroit Code38-3-13 as amended January 1, 1969.
  • Failing to make a proper observation to the rear before backing out of a parking space and onto the traveled portion of the roadway.

At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our experienced lawyers specialize in these types of cases and can help you and your family file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if the other driver is backing out and hits your car.

In addition to these laws on speeding, our auto accident lawyers will use other claims for general negligence against the driver to file a Michigan lawsuit.  Call our office today at (800) 606-1717 if you or someone you know suffers injuries or was killed in a backing out car accident in Michigan.  Under Michigan law, you do have legal rights and should pursue them immediately so you do not lose your case.  Call now for your free consultation!

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    Southfield, MI 48075
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