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Can I file a Michigan car accident lawsuit against a driver that runs a red light?

Yes you can file a Michigan car accident lawsuit against driver that runs a red light.  In fact, under Michigan law, there are specific statutes that aide an accident victim when filing aMichigancar accident lawsuit against the driver that ran the red light and caused you injury.  These Michigan statutes include:

  • Failing to obey the instructions of the traffic control signal located at the aforesaid intersection which did then and there show red against the passage of the drive, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.612.
  • Failing to yield right-of-way to the vehicle of the plaintiff which was then and there lawfully within the intersection, in violation of Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. §257.612.

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 car accident lawsuit if the other driver ran a red light. 

In addition to these laws on running a red light, 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 red light 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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