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Intersection Accident? What is the Left Turn Rule in Maryland?

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What is the quote unquote left turn rule when it comes to assessing personal injury motor vehicle accident claims in the state of Maryland? The left turn rule is the basic rule of driving. And what it means is when there is two cars driving towards each other, from opposite directions and driving towards an intersection, the car that is going to make the left turn has to yield the right of way to the car that intends to drive straight through the intersection. However, even if the car that was making the left turn has to yield, there are circumstances where that driver making the left turn may not be at fault. The only way to determine this is to hire a personal injury lawyer to assess…the property damage to both motor vehicles, try to look for video surveillance of the motor vehicle accident if any is available, and speak to eyewitnesses who actually saw the motor vehicle accident happen. Again as I mentioned earlier, the driver that is making the left turn through the intersection presumably under the law has to yield the right of way. So it's very important that you consult a personal injury lawyer if you want to move forward with a personal injury claim for this. If you have any questions regarding how an injured victim can bring a personal injury claim in the state of Maryland, arising out of a motor vehicle accident, feel free to call me. I do this every single day and would love to answer any questions you may have Thank you.