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Can I file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if another drivers brakes fail and hits my car?

Yes you can file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if another drivers brakes fail 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 for brake failure that hits your car. TheseMichiganstatutes include:

  • Failing to have said motor vehicle equipped with brakes adequate to control the movement of, and to stop and hold such vehicle, including two separate means of applying the brakes to at least two wheels, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.705.
  • Failing to use the available brakes that the car was equipped with.
  • In addition to these specific laws on brake failure, there are other claims for general negligence that our auto accident attorneys use to prove and win a brake failure accident case.

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 drivers brakes fail and he/she hits your car.

In addition to these laws on brake failure, 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 brake failure 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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