La Marque, TX asked in Car Accidents for Texas

Q: Is it true I can be held accountable partially for failing to recognize danger if I didn’t see a car coming my way?

Insurance company told me I’m partially at fault because I didn’t see a car coming toward me. The other car failed to yield right of way stop sign causing me to strike them.

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Jessica McKinney
Jessica McKinney
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Unfortunately, this happens quite a bit. Insurance companies try to minimize their exposure by partially blaming all parties involved. You can certainly fight their position with the help of witnesses, photos, or near by cameras. I suggest chatting with a PI attorney about your case to go over all your options.

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