Hit and Run Accidents
Many people are unaware that if a driver who hits your car leaves the scene of an accident, you can still recover. What do you do if you are in an accident and the driver leaves the scene?
First, it is important that you try to get the make and the model off the car that hit you. A photograph is helpful as well, if possible. Second, call 911 immediately and report the accident and the whereabouts of the car that hit you. Third, make sure that the police prepare a report either at the scene or as soon as possible afterward.
All insurance policies provide for coverage for hit and run accidents. They also cover force and run accidents, where a driver forces your car off the road. This coverage is called uninsured motorist coverage. It is usually the same amount as your liability coverage.
You should never agree to lower this coverage. If you have any questions about this coverage call Eric L. Reinken, a personal injury attorney in Stamford, CT and Greenwich, CT. Do not agree to change any coverage until you speak to an accident attorney. Eric L. Reinken, an accident lawyer in Stamford and Greenwich, CT will gladly review your policy and give you advice regarding coverage, free of charge.
If you are involved in a hit and run accident or force and run accident, call our office and speak to one of our experienced car accident attorneys in Stamford or Greenwich , CT. Certain steps must be taken by an attorney to perfect a hit and run accident case and protect your rights. Remember your initial consultation is free of charge. Eric L. Reinken, an experienced auto accident attorney in Stamford and Greenwich, CT will never ask you for money to pursue your hit and run accident.