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Hit-And-Run Accidents in Indianapolis

If you're in Indiana and get into a car accident, staying at the scene is important. If the other driver leaves without sharing their information, it's called a hit-and-run. Emerson Divorce and Accident Injury Attorneys can help you with legal support.

In cases of hit-and-run car accidents, it can be tough for the victims to get the money they need to cover their injuries or car repairs because the person responsible has fled the scene. The drivers who run away might not have car insurance or a valid driver's license, and they might even have a warrant out for their arrest. This leaves behind hurt people facing big medical care bills and fixing their cars. Our team of lawyers in Indianapolis can help you understand your options for getting the money you need.

What is a Hit-and-Run?

A hit-and-run occurs when a vehicle is involved in an accident or collision, and the driver fails to stop at the scene, provide their contact information, or assist anyone injured.

What Should I Do After a Hit-and-Run?

If you are the victim of a hit-and-run accident:

  • Do not attempt to follow the driver. The person driving may be dangerous, and it's best to avoid confronting them without the authorities present.
  • Call 911 and provide as much information as you can, including details about the vehicle involved, like the license plate number.
  • Talk with individuals who witnessed the incident and ensure you collect their complete contact information, such as their full name, physical address, and telephone number.
  • Make sure to take photos of your car and the area where the accident happened.

If you've been injured in a hit-and-run accident, seeking legal advice is important. In Indiana, you have two years from the date of the accident to take legal action if the driver is found. Starting work on your case early is crucial to avoid losing evidence and ensure that witness memories remain fresh.

What Damages Can I Get for My Hit and Run Accident Case?

If you're hurt in a hit-and-run accident, it can be tough to get the money you need for medical expenses and car repairs. But if you have certain types of insurance, a lawyer can help you get the most compensation possible. And if they find the person who hit you, the lawyer can also help you take legal action. They'll look at the accident report, which is really important when you're trying to get money for what happened to you.

Who Pays for my Damages After an Indiana Hit-and-Run Accident?

If the person who hit you has insurance, their insurance company will cover the cost of the damage. But if we can't find out who they are, your own insurance might have to help.

We can help make sure you get fully compensated for damages if you have uninsured or underinsured insurance coverage, . If the person who caused the accident ran away, we can help you make a claim. Hit-and-run accidents are taken very seriously in Indianapolis, and law enforcement will work hard to prosecute the person responsible.

Can a Lawyer Help Me?

If you're ever in a car accident, it can be a really tough time. If the person who caused the accident runs away, it can be even harder. But there are people who can help you. You can try to ask for money by yourself, but having a professional to help you can make a big difference in getting all the money you need to fix what was broken or lost. Even if you're not sure if you can get help, it's a good idea to talk to a professional. Most of them will talk to you for free, and they'll only ask for money if they win your case.

Contact Emerson Divorce and Accident Injury Attorneys for a Free Consultation.

Jill Bracken-Emerson has been assisting people who have been hurt in car accidents in Indianapolis for nearly 30 years. We understand that getting seriously injured in a car accident can have a big impact on you and your family in many ways. Our lawyers take your case seriously and work hard to build a strong case to help you get the most compensation possible.

We understand that the cost of hiring a lawyer can be a worry. If you choose us to represent you, you won't have to pay us anything unless we win financial compensation for you.

Call a well-known law firm that has been helping people for many years. We take on cases in Indianapolis and all across Indiana. Get in touch with us today to set up a free meeting. We'll look at the specifics of your hit-and-run accident, discuss what you can do, and answer any questions.

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