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Get Compensation for Hit-and-Run Accident Injuries
If you cannot find the other driver, how will you get the compensation you need for hit-and-run accident injuries? Talk to the Las Vegas hit & run accident attorneys at Koch & Brim in Las Vegas. We can explain your rights and your legal options.
Most Common Types of Hit and Run Accidents in Las Vegas
Hitting a parked car.
DUI hit and run.
Striking a pedestrian or vehicle and not stopping.
Nevada Hit and Run Accidents Laws
According to the law in Nevada, drivers who are involved in an accident are required to:
Stop their vehicle at the scene of the accident and move aside for traffic.
Provide specific contact information including name, address, and vehicle identification number.
Offer assistance to any injured party.
Contact the police to report the accident.
Failing to comply with these laws can be damaging. The penalties for failing to report a crash, for example, may result in a driver’s license suspension for one year, felony criminal charges, a sentence of up to two years in prison, and a fine of up to $5,000.
What To Do After A Hit and Run Accident in Las Vegas?
Hit-and-run victims often feel doubly victimized – they have been injured and the person who caused the injury tries to evade all responsibility. Whether you were hit in your vehicle or as a pedestrian, what you need to worry about most is getting the medical treatment you need. Our Las Vegas injury lawyers can help you find a doctor even if you do not have medical insurance. We will also help you pursue financial compensation for your injuries.
Track the driver : If you or a witness was able to get any identifying information about the vehicle that hit you – a full or partial license plate, description of the car, driver description – there is a good chance that we can determine who was responsible for your accident injuries.
Uninsured motorist coverage helps you if you can not find the driver : Your own car insurance – the uninsured motorist coverage on your policy- can pay for your injuries if you were involved in a hit and run accident. You paid the premium, and you are entitled to coverage. If you have questions about your using your uninsured motorist coverage for a hit and run accident, contact a lawyer who will explain your rights.
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Call us even if the police do not investigate your accident, we can help