Hit and Run Collision Lawyer in Los Angeles

If you were driving innocently down the road and were hit only to find the driver of the other car took off, you probably never dreamed you’d be in such a jam. Hit and run collisions are among the worst type of accidents to be involved in. If you are hurt, not only do you have to deal with your injuries, but you also have to find out who hit you. More than 10% of all accidents that occur in Los Angeles involve a fleeing driver and that’s a headache on top of a headache. If this is your situation, you’ve got medical bills adding up and lost wages but no one to pin them on – not even the responsible driver’s insurance company.

Your only resolve may be to turn to your own insurance company to try to get compensation for the damages to your vehicle and yourself. There are some steps that you can take to ensure that you are protected in case you are involved in a hit and run crash. Regardless, your insurance company will most likely put up a fight in order to not pay or at least not to fairly compensate you. Insurance companies are not fond of dishing out money – to their clients or to anyone. You’ll need a legal team who will work on your behalf to collect what is rightfully yours. You should not have to pay when it wasn’t your fault and there is no driver to hold responsible. That’s why you have paid into your insurance. Don’t play their game and fall for little or no compensation. We don’t play their games. If you’ve been injured in an unsafe lane change wreck, contact Los Angeles personal injury hit and run accident lawyer Jacob O. Partiyeli of Los Angeles today.

What to Do if You’ve Been Injured in a Hit and Run Wreck

Being in a car accident is overwhelming. You may question what you should do. When you’ve been involved in a hit and run, the situation is even more complicated. Above all, comply with medical advice such as going to the hospital to be evaluated and so forth. You may not think you are hurt but you should go anyway to be sure. If you realize you are a few days later, it won’t look good for your case. Be sure to save a copy of all medical records and as soon as you can, get witness contact numbers. When you are able, take photos of the scene and of your medical injuries. Call your insurance company and file the report but do not accept a settlement from them. If they say they won’t pay, don’t worry, You will be able to fight that decision. You will need an expert hit and run accident attorney like Jacob O. Partiyeli. Most hit and run lawsuits involve bringing a suit against your own insurance company who may become hostile to you. We are on your side and will fight to get you the maximum compensation for the damage to your vehicle as well as for yourself and any others in the car who were hurt.

Hit and Run Car Wrecks in Los Angeles

Over 8,000 people dying in car wreck injuries every year, your chance of a hit and run change victim is good, unfortunately. Hit and run accidents are among the most common, the most dangerous, and the most frustrating types of crashes. Even if you are wearing a seat belt, it is highly probably that you’ll sustain serious injuries or even death. Injuries bring pain and suffering, medical bills, time off work, and more. If it’s not your fault, you need our team to fight for your compensation even if that means turning to your own insurance for compensation. Typically, that will involve going head-to-head with your insurance company. You are going to need strong representation Call us today. We will fight for your compensation. Rest assured, we are on your side.

Most Common Reasons for Hit and Run Accidents

When a car causes a wreck and the driver flees the scene, usually there’s a reason they take off. Some of the most common reasons include:

  • Drunk driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Illegally residing in the US
  • Impaired driving
  • Having a warrant or being wanted by the law
  • Running a red light
  • Running a stop sign
 

The risks above risks make serious injuries and death real possibilities. Some of the most common hit and run collision injuries include one or more of the following:

  • Broken bones
  • Concussions
  • Crushing injuries
  • Sprains and dislocations
  • Torn muscles
  • Brain injuries
  • Head trauma
  • Nerve damage
  • Severed or amputated limbs
  • Contusions
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Neck injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Herniated and ruptured discs
  • Paraplegia and quadriplegia
  • Paralysis
  • Cracked skull
  • Internal bleeding
  • Coma
  • Death
 

If you have been hurt in a hit and run in Los Angeles, contact the trusted rollover attorney in Los Angeles – Jacob O. Partiyeli. You can’t afford to be without us.

Procedure After a Hit and Run Crash

While it may be uncomfortable going up against your own insurance company for compensation after a hit and run, it is your only recourse, and it is part of the reason you have carried insurance. If you’ve been hurt, you’ll want to have all the medical records and bills available. The insurance will most likely try to avoid paying a good part of the bills. You’ll also need information about your vehicle such as an estimate for repairs or proof that it is totaled. You’ll also need information regarding any time missed from work and other expenses incurred due to your wreck. That’s why you need a seasoned attorney who is experience with hit and run lawsuits. The process can become draining and complicated. During this time, the police may catch the person who fled. They may or may not have insurance in which case the liability will fall on your insurance company, most likely. In any case, things will become even more complicated. You absolutely need a legal team who knows what they are doing or you’ll surely be railroaded.

Hit and Run Personal Injury Lawsuits

Your personal injury case outcome greatly depends on having a great legal team that will fight on your behalf. You will need to sue your own insurance company or the driver’s insurance company if he or she is caught. There is also the possibility the other driver doesn’t have insurance which very well may be the reason they fled. If you are not a personal injury expert, call someone who is. Contact us today and let’s get to building your rock-solid case. Call us today and let’s start moving ahead.

Hire the Best Hit and Run Car Accident Lawyer in Los Angeles

No matter if the driver is apprehended or you are to be compensated by your own insurance company, there are certain factors your settlement will be based upon. If cause and fault have been proven, the amount of your settlement should include:

  • Future medical bills
  • Reduced or absence of earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of consortium (loss of marital relations)
 

Make sure you are compensated by trusting the best attorney in Los Angeles for hit and run accidents. Give us a call today to set up a free consultation. You will not be charged unless we win your case so there’s nothing to lose.

Is There a Time Limit to my Personal Injury Case?

The state of California has a two-year statute of limitations on hit and run personal injury accident claims. Your case must be filed two years from the date of the accident. You don’t want to put it off near that long though. The sooner you contact us and get your case rolling, the sooner we can collect a settlement for you. Call our office today!

Is an Attorney Necessary for my Hit and Run Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Yes. You need an attorney to represent you in your hit and run accident. You have invested in medical bills and have suffered due to your wreck. Due to your wreck being a hit and run, it will most likely be complicated. Don’t go it alone. We can help. We will fight for you. Contact the Law Offices of Jacob O. Partiyeli today for a free consultation.

 

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