On September 24, 2023, two people were killed and one person was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Oakland, California. The driver of the car that caused the accident fled the scene but was later caught.
The victims of this accident have the right to sue the driver for damages. This includes compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.
Rights of Victims of Hit-and-Run Accidents
Victims of hit-and-run accidents have the same rights as victims of any other car accident. However, there are some additional challenges that hit-and-run victims may face. For example, it may be more difficult to identify the driver who caused the accident and to file a claim against them.
Despite these challenges, hit-and-run victims have important rights that they should be aware of. If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident, you should contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss your legal options.
Here are some of the specific rights that victims of hit-and-run accidents have:
How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help
A personal injury lawyer can help hit-and-run victims in a number of ways, including:
If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident, you should contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer can help you protect your rights and get the compensation you deserve.
Allegiance Law is a personal injury law firm that has a long track record of success in helping victims of car accidents, including hit-and-run accidents. Our experienced lawyers can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.
If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident, contact Allegiance Law today for a free consultation. Our lawyers will fight for your rights and help you get the justice you deserve.
Call Allegiance Law today at (214) 373-3500 for a free consultation.