Our Flint pedestrian accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are reporting a fatal car accident that killed Chazman Mac Taylor on Thursday, July 11th, around 9 p.m. According to police, Mr. Taylor was crossing Dort Highway near Pierson Road when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 77-year-old man. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
We are terribly sorry to hear about this tragic accident. Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Often times pedestrian accidents are caused by the driver of the car failing to yield at crosswalks, running red lights, distractions, or even speeding. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nearly 4,092 people died in pedestrian-car accidents in 2009. Next time your behind the wheel always make sure to take a second look before making a turn.
Our pedestrian accident lawyers in Michigan advise victims of their legal rights. For this particular Flint pedestrian-car accident, the family members of the deceased victim may be able to make a claim for Survival Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.
In addition, the family members of the deceased pedestrian may also have a claim for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit against the driver if determined to be at fault. At the very least, family members of the deceased victim should contact a Flint pedestrian accident lawyer immediately to discuss their legal rights.Google+
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