While a car accident can be devastating by itself, this devastation is compounded when the person who hit your car flees the scene. Unfortunately, some people will do whatever they can to escape accountability for an accident, including running away from the person they have injured.
Hit and runs are among the most stressful types of accidents you can be involved in, especially if you are left alone and in pain from your injuries. This act is not only disgraceful, it’s against the law and can result in harsh penalties. Hit and run accidents are more common than most people realize, and whether it’s a pedestrian that has been hit or another vehicle, these types of accidents can cause severe, life-altering injuries.
A hit and run accident can be a traumatic experience, both physically and emotionally. Numerous injuries can be suffered in a hit and run accident, including:
There is no excuse to leave the scene after a car accident. However, to create a legal strategy that will maximize your compensation, it is important to understand why a person fled from the accident. Drivers sometimes leave the scene of an accident for the following reasons:
If you or a loved one has been injured in a hit and run accident, you should speak with our team about what legal options are available for you.
The personal injury lawyers at Saint & Watzke, PLLP are prepared to help you secure the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to. We have the skills, resources, and experience that you need to file a successful injury claim and recuperate your accident damages. Our legal team will be by your side throughout your entire case to ensure that your rights and interests are fully protected.
Contact our Tulsa hit and run accident lawyersto schedule your free initial consultation.