Yes you can file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if another driver changes lane 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 changes lanes and hits your car. These Michigan statutes include:
- Failing, before turning, from a direct line, to see that such movement could be made in safety, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.648.
- Failing, before turning from a direct line, to give a signal of such intention to turn, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.648.
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 changes lanes and hits your car.
In addition to these laws on changing lanes, 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 changing lane 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!