After a car crash, responsible drivers stop and collect information from each other, report the accident to the police, and call for medical help if necessary. But what happens if the other vehicle drives off?
According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than 10% of car crashes reported to the police are hit-and-runs. If you’ve been the victim of a hit-and-run car crash, it’s understandable that you would be confused about what to do next and how to recover compensation for your injuries. After all, how do you file a personal injury claim if you don’t know who is responsible for your injuries?
One of the most important things to understand about a hit-and-run crash is that you should treat it much the same as a regular crash. Although there might not be someone for you to identify as the at-fault party, you will still need to prove that you were not at fault and deserve compensation. Contacting an experienced attorney will greatly increase your chances of obtaining compensation for property damages and medical expenses from a crash where the other driver is unidentified.
Keep reading to learn what to do if you’ve been in a hit-and-run car crash. Continue reading “What Should I Do After a Hit-and-Run Crash?”