Hit & Run Accidents

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Hit and run accidents can be devastating and it can be difficult to prove that your accident was due to another driver. It is critical to contact the police after a hit and run accident, since the police report may be your only evidence that supports your claim. Our Greenwich auto accident lawyers at Ivey Barnum & O'Mara, LLC can help you ensure that the other driver is held responsible for your accident.

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If it is possible, law enforcement should work to discover the identity of the other driver and bring them to justice. If the other driver is found, it is likely that you will be able to bring a claim against them for your pain and suffering. If the driver is not found, however, you may have other options.

In New York, it is required that every driver carries Supplementary Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (SUM) coverage. If you cannot recover compensation from the other driver or their insurance company, you can make a claim against your own insurance company, using your SUM coverage. There are time restrictions on these types of claims, however, so it is important to start your claim quickly. It is also necessary to prove that you have sustained serious injuries to receive compensation from your insurance company. An experienced car accident attorney can help you document and prove your injuries when you file your claim.

Hit & Run Accident Mistakes

A hit and run accident can be difficult to prove and recover compensation for, but mistakes may cost you the damages you deserve. These mistakes are easy to avoid, and include:

  • Failing to file a report with the police.
  • Failing to report your accident to your insurance company.
  • Failing to seek medical attention after the accident.
  • Believing that you will receive fair treatment from your insurance company.
  • Forgoing the help of a skilled, knowledgeable auto accident lawyer to protect your rights and ensure fair treatment.

Find Help From Greenwich Car Accident Lawyers – (203) 718-4002

You deserve compensation for your injuries, even if the other driver is unknown. You shouldn’t have to suffer through your injuries alone. At Ivey Barnum & O'Mara, LLC, we are committed to supporting our clients through this difficult time. Our team of Greenwich car accident attorneys can help you gather the evidence you need to make your claim, and we will be there for you every step of the way. We are proud to serve clients across the New York Metro Area and in Southwestern Connecticut.

Contact our offices by calling (203) 718-4002 to request your free case evaluation.