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Can I sue a driver that is backing out and caused a Michigan car accident?

Yes, you can sue a driver that is backing out and caused a Michigan car accident. Backing out accidents are a common cause of serious injury accidents because these crashes often happen at a high speed.  Under Michigan statute, an injured auto accident victim can sue the negligent driver that is backing out and caused the car accident.  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 car accident lawyers specialize in these types of cases and can help you and your family sue the driver that backed out and causes injury to you. 

In addition to these laws on backing out, our auto accident lawyers will use other claims for general negligence against the driver to prove and win your backing out accident case.  Call our office today at (800) 606-1717 if you or someone you know suffers injuries or was killed in backing out 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! Our expert Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. car accident lawyers will discuss your case with you and represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees until we prove and win your case.

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  • 25800 Northwestern Highway #890
    Southfield, MI 48075
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