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Hit and Run Accidents

Are you the victim of a hit and run accident? Are you worried that because you do not know who hit you, you will not be able to pay for the damage to your car, much less your medical bills, your lost wages?   If you are a victim of a hit and run accident, you may be entitled to recover Uninsured Motorist benefits.

Hit and run accidents are not limited to accidents involving 2 cars.  Sometimes a hit and run accidents occur when a vehicle strikes a pedestrian crossing the street, and the driver of the vehicle flees the scene.   If you have Uninsured Motorist coverage, your policy could provide coverage to you to pay for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, mental anguish, disfigurement and other damages.  Call Thomas A. Herald, P.C. to find out if you are entitled to compensation.

Under Texas law, a hit and run accident is classified as an Uninsured Motorist case.    Even if you do not know who hit you, as long as the hit and run driver was negligent and there was either direct or indirect physical contact between the hit and run vehicle and either (1) you; (2) your vehicle or (3) indirectly with another vehicle you may be entitled to recover money damages on an uninsured motorist claim.  

If you are involved in a hit and run accident, be sure and file a police report.   It is required under most policies for hit and run accidents. If you or a loved one has been involved in a hit and run accident, contact Thomas A. Herald, P.C. to find out your rights to recover money damages.