Fairfield, CA asked in Car Accidents for Utah

Q: am i in the wrong?

3 weeks ago, i was in a car accident. i was heading north (straight) through an intersection in which i had no stop signs. as i was going through, someone turned left and i hit them. would i be in the wrong? also is there anyway their insurance would have to cover a rental for me? i dont have the money to buy a rental and be later reimbursed. this is the only car i have in a household of 10 people in which 4 people work... i had insurance and i filed a police report, and 3 other people filed witness reports. also, my passenger in the car went to the doctors a week after because his chest was still hurting after the accident. it turns out the cartilage near his ribs were bruised, if thats helpful information.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: The person turning left has to yield to you. Sounds like they didn't (I'm assuming no green turn arrow).If you were hurt contact a member of the Utah Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

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