Yes you can file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if another driver runs a stop sign and hits your car. In fact, under Michigan law, there are specific statutes that aide an auto accident victim when filing a Michigan lawsuit against the driver that ran the stop sign and hit your car. These Michigan statutes include:
- Failing to bring said vehicle to a stop in compliance with a stop sign which confronted the defendant at this intersection, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws. Ann. §257.649.
- Failing, before starting, to see that the said movement could be made in safety, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.649 and §257.646(6).
- Failing to accord traffic on the through street the right-of-way, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws. Ann. §257.649(7).
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 file a Michigan auto accident lawsuit if the other driver ran a stop sign and hit your car.
In addition to these laws on running a stop sign, 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 running stop sign 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!