RI Personal Injury Lawyers: Hit & Run Car Accidents – What You Need To Know!
Did you know that if you are involved in a hit and run car accident, you may have important personal injury rights to a settlement? Each day throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts where we practice law, car accidents happen where the at-fault driver speeds away – the classic hit and run car accident.
If you have been injured in a hit and run car accident, Bottaro Law provides you with a free case review 24/7.
Here are 3 things to know in a hit and run auto crash:
- Call Our Hit And Run Lawyers At Bottaro Law Right Away
After a car accident, call the police at the scene – then call us. You need to document the car accident, especially in a case where the driver fled. If not, you risk car insurance companies and lawyers not believing that the car accident occurred.
By calling us right away, we will provide you with a free case review and be able to review with you the facts of your specific case and whether anything can be done to investigate the hit and run driver.
- Hit And Run Drivers Causing Personal Injuries Can Be Held Liable
According to GCPVD.org, more than 1500 individuals in the United States lose their lives every year in accidents involving a hit-and-run driver who hits either a pedestrian, or a biker, or strikes another vehicle.
There are many times when you call us, that we can track down the driver and then go against their car insurance to win your case. In other cases, you can recover a great settlement by using uninsured motorist coverage. Call us and we can help explain!
- Hit And Run Drivers Face Criminal Fines And Citations
Car drivers may face fines and traffic citations for leaving the scene of a car accident. In most states, one who leaves an accident scene that results in personal injuries or death to another person faces felony charges and is subject to punishment up to five years in prison, a $5000.00 fine or both.
Our Rhode Island and Massachusetts personal injury attorneys help represent you against the insurance company, and billing companies and provide assistance with your medical expenses and treatment after a hit and run accident.
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