Traffic Signal Accident Lawsuits in California

Being caught disobeying a traffic signal in Sacramento often results in a ticket. Beyond receiving a ticket, the failure to follow traffic signals can put both the guilty driver and other motorists sharing the road with them at an unnecessary risk of collision.

After obtaining a California drivers license, motorists are expected to follow all the rules of the road, including obeying traffic signals. Regulations were put in place in order to keep everyone safe on the road. Traffic signs and signals are important in that they help to keep the flow of traffic both safe and secure.

Tragically, the failure to follow traffic signals has become one of the top causes of car crashes in California and across the nation. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a collision involving another drivers failure to obey California’s rules of the road, you may be eligible to recover compensation for any losses from the crash.

To begin exploring your legal options, contact our knowledgeable car accident lawyers today by calling (916) 777-7777.

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Acts of Disobedience that Result in Crashes

Traffic signal infractions are 100 percent preventable, according to the National Automobile Dealer Association. Most car wrecks that were caused by failure to follow traffic signals are a result of driver negligence, distraction or reckless driving behavior.

Regardless of the cause of the accident, it is crucial that Sacramento motorists understand the risks and dangers associated with disobeying traffic signals. Some of the most common traffic infractions committed by drivers include:

  • Driving too slowly
  • Speeding
  • Failure to yield
  • Tailgating
  • Blocking an intersection
  • Failure to stay in a lane
  • Blocking a merging vehicle
  • Failure to indicate lane changes or turning
  • Unsafe passing
  • Driving through red lights
  • Performing a rolling stop or not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign

If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident that you believe was caused by one of the contributing factors listed above, we urge you to contact our firm right away to see how we may be able to help you pursue justice and compensation for your condition. To get started, simply complete the Free Case Review form on this page.

Contact an Experienced Sacramento Auto Accident Attorney Today

Sacramento Lawyer Clay ArnoldAfter being involved in an auto accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney who is well-versed in California auto accident liability guidelines. At the Arnold Law Firm, our staff understands the intricacies involved in auto accident injury claims. We have the skills and resources necessary to fully investigate and successfully litigate your claim by holding the liable parties responsible for any damages.

We are committed to fighting for the rights of any Sacramento auto accident injury victim. To make sure that all our clients are able to afford proper representation in their pursuit for justice, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. This means that if you choose to hire our attorneys, there is never any cost to you until we are able to obtain a jury verdict or settlement in your favor. If we fail to do so, you do not owe us any fees.

California has a strict statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim, however, so we encourage you to seek legal counsel right away if you’ve been injured. Failing to file a claim within a reasonable amount of time could significantly affect your ability to recover fair compensation for your condition.

For more information on the legal rights which may be available to Sacramento auto accident victims and their families or to schedule a confidential, no-obligation case evaluation with a member of our legal team, call us today at (916) 777-7777.