Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident
Were you involved in a hit and run pedestrian accident? Watch this video to learn how to protect your rights and maximize your recovery.
Question: Do I have a claim if I was involved in a hit-and-run with a car?
Sometimes we get calls from clients who have been seriously injured in a pedestrian hit-and-run accident in Washington. Those are very tough situations in terms of being able to find compensation for our clients. Also in terms of injuries, those tend to be the most severe types of injuries that we see. One thing to keep in mind is that if you have at least the license plate number for the vehicle that hit you, we can track down the owner of that vehicle and help to track down coverage if there is any.The second thing to keep in mind is that Washington has mandatory coverage called under-insured or uninsured motorist, also known as UIM, on every car policy. What that means if you’re hit as a pedestrian in a hit-and-run, is that even though you weren’t in your own car, your own car’s coverage may cover you in a situation like this. It’s important to collect all of your own information on your insurance policies and bring that in to talk to a personal injury attorney who will be able to walk you through how to handle a hit-and-run accident and get coverage for that in Washington.
Were you or a loved one injured while walking and have questions about a hit-and-run pedestrian accident? Contact an Edmonds pedestrian accident lawyer at Certa Law Group today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.