Long Island Hit & Run Accident Lawyer
Injured in a hit & run on Long Island?
Some drivers are so irresponsible that when they cause an injury accident,
they don't stop to render aid or even to contact emergency personnel.
When someone is injured in a
car accident, those involved are required by law to stop and render assistance. Sometimes,
when a driver is intoxicated, reckless, or speeding, he or she may leave
the scene of an accident in an attempt to avoid legal repercussions. Their
failure to stop and call 911 or the police can lead to the victim suffering
more severe injuries than they would have had the negligent party been
responsible and called emergency assistance.
These cases are termed "criminal negligence," and if law enforcement
finds the hit and run driver, which is a frequent result, a lawsuit can
be filed against the negligent party for compensation for damages. These
damages include compensation for medical bills, anticipated medical costs,
lost wages, and punitive damages, due to the criminal aspect of the incident.
It is critical that you contact a Long Island injury lawyer at once if
you or a loved one has been the victim in a hit and run accident.
Hit & Run Injury Cases in Long Island
Many individuals have insurance that will provide compensation for the
injuries and other damages suffered in such accidents, should the negligent
party not be found and arrested for the crime. When your own insurance
policy does not have adequate coverage to address all the damages suffered,
finding the liable party and suing them for every type of damage that
has been sustained is an urgent necessity. Medical costs can easily overwhelm
and individual or a family, and we at The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. strive
to ensure that you won't have to suffer any more because of someone
else's reckless or negligent behavior.
Pedestrians and bicycle riders are the most common victims in hit &
run accidents, and the injuries sustained in such cases can be extremely
severe, or in the saddest cases, fatal. Drivers who are uninsured or involved
in a police chases, driving stolen cars or other circumstances are often
part of serious hit & run accident cases. At The Odierno Law Firm,
P.C., our legal team has extensive experience and knowledge related to
addressing hit & run accidents,
bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and
wrongful death cases.
Experience Legal Counsel Working for You
Contact our team as soon as possible after the incident so that the actions
necessary in your claim can be immediately initiated.
Click here to call our firm for swift and experienced legal support in hit &
run injury cases throughout Long Island (Nassau, Suffolk & Queens).