Hit and run: When going for a settlement isn’t feasible

A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help Obtain A Suitable Settlement For Your Case

These days, motor vehicle accidents are a fairly common occurrence on busy streets and crowded parking lots.  A personal injury lawyer can assure you our laws apply to every driver when it comes to hit and run accidents. A hit and run is a serious offence that occurs when a driver strikes another vehicle, motorist, pedestrian, cyclist or structure and fails to stop and remain at the scene of the accident.A driver has a duty to stop and provide information and assistance.

A victim injured in this type of collision should always consult with a lawyer about his or her rights when it comes to pursuing a claim for settlement under personal injury law. Fortunately, not every car accident results in serious injuries or a criminal charge. In situations where when no one is injured or only minor injuries are sustained, resolving claims for medical care and vehicle damage directly through each driver’s insurance company is a more feasible plan to settle the matter and avoid litigation.

Most automobile accident litigation involves two vehicles and a claim of negligent driving against one driver. However, the victim of a hit and run accident may be unable to identify the driver who fled the scene in order to commence a lawsuit, making litigation difficult, but not impossible.

If you are a victim of a hit and run accident, it’s important to consult with a personal injury lawyer with experience in this type of law who can advise

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