Hit And Run Pedestrian Accidents
Check out this video about hit and run pedestrian accidents in Florida. Then call Paul Boone Law for a free legal consultation.
Do I have a claim if I was injured as a pedestrian in a hit and run?
There are cases that are harder than others. Getting by a hit and run driver as a pedestrian is one of those. The hit and run driver is gone. Typically, their identity is not found out. Sometimes it is later on, but if they’re hitting and running, they’re leaving the scene. Many times, they don’t get caught, so you lose your ability to make a claim against the driver and his insurance company.
You may have an ability if you’ve purchased uninsured motorist coverage with your own automobile to make a claim. If you do not own an automobile and you do not have that kind of insurance, then this is a tough conversation that we have with people who are hurt in that scenario. There may not be a practical ability to help you.
We can counsel you in terms of getting treatment and some alternative coverage issues, but you could have a very difficult time. You’re not going to know unless you call us. We handle these situations a lot when they come up in our 38 years of practice. If you’ve been hit as a pedestrian in a hit and run situation, call us. We’ll sit down. It’s not going to cost you anything.
We can guide you at a minimum. Call us and we’ll sit down. We’ll figure out something that’s best for you.
Were you or a loved one severely injured after being hit by a vehicle in Florida and have questions about hit and run pedestrian accidents? Contact an experienced Nassau County pedestrian accident lawyer at Paul Boone Law today for a free consultation and case evaluation.
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