What Do I Do After a Hit and Run?

As you may have experienced firsthand, hit and run accidents are all too common in the San Fernando Valley. What do you do if you or a loved one suffers a personal injury or property damage in a hit and run? Is there any chance for financial recovery? With the assistance from the right personal injury attorney, the answer may be yes.

For more information on how to proceed in the minutes and days following hit and run, check out this infograph.

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What to do After a Hit and Run (Infograph)

As with any personal injury case, it is best to not delay filing your claim. In order to make a hit and run accident claim, California law requires 1) that the accident be reported to the police, and 2) that YOUR Insurance company be notified within 24 hours. Otherwise, you may not be entitled to your Uninsured Motorist coverage under your policy.

 

 

Topics:  Auto Insurance, Car Accident, Hit-and-Run, Property Damage

Published In: Personal Injury Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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