I was a pedestrian/cyclist injured in a hit and run accident. What are my options?

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If you are a pedestrian or cyclist and you have been hit by a motor vehicle you may find yourself facing serious injuries. If the motor is responsible for the accident speeds away you could be eligible for compensation especially if you’ve been injured in a hit-and-run accident.

Our legal team provides representation in a number of hit-and-run cases. We can investigate this matter for you directly and locate the offending vehicle as well as the driver. Our office specializes in investigations of this nature and we can help with uninsured motorist claims as well as work through insurance to handle hit and run cases. It’s our goal to help people get access to the financial compensation that they deserve for their injuries.

If you’ve been a pedestrian or cyclist that was injured in a hit-and-run, we would highly suggest that you contact us today. You have options in the situation. We will begin your investigation with evidence such as:

  • Street cameras
  • Witnesses or cell phone footage
  • Business security surveillance
  • Vehicle descriptions
  • and more

Some of the options that are available for you in a hit and run case include:

Fair compensation for your injuries: if you’re involved in an accident, we can make sure that you retain more than the bare minimum owed to you by an auto insurance company. With legal assistance on your side you can make sure that you have access to the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries and for a good quality of life.

Compensation through your own auto insurance policy: if you are an insured driver that was a pedestrian or cyclist and the driver that hit you was at fault legally, your insurance policy may cover some of the cost of the injuries sustained. By working with a legal representative you can determine if your current level of coverage could help you pay out for some of the injuries you sustained through your own plan. Contact our attorneys today if you’ve been involved in a hit-and-run or an accident involving a motorist as a cyclist or pedestrian.

This post was written by Kelly-Anne Jenkins of Jenkins Law P.L. Kelly-Anne is an personal injury lawyer She specializes in personal injury, car accidents, and bicyclist injury. The information on this site is not intended to and does not offer legal advice, legal recommendations or legal representation on any matter. Hiring an attorney is an important decision, which should not be based on advertising. You need to consult an attorney for legal advice regarding your individual situation.

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