Miami Gardens Hit and Run Accident
Hit and run accidents occur because drivers illegally leave the scene of an accident rather than stopping to offer help and without stopping to exchange contact information. These types of car accidents in Miami Gardens can be angering and upsetting, whether you have been struck at an intersection and left with your injuries or whether you have returned to see your car damaged with no note from the perpetrator.
Your first call after being in this type of car accident is to the police. Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime and police will want to record the incident and investigate. Your second call should be to a personal injury attorney so that you are protected legally and get the compensation you are entitled to. The attorneys at the Flaxman Law Group have dealt with many situations where a victim has been in a serious accident and has wrongfully assumed that insurance would cover all of their costs. Getting insurance in hit and run accidents is sometimes challenging, so call the Flaxman Law Group today for legal advice about your situation.Many Types of Hit and Run Collisions Take Place in Florida Each Year
Unfortunately, through their negligence and recklessness, hit-and-run drivers cause many types of accidents across Florida each year:
- Bicycle accidents
- ATV accidents
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
These accidents affect people from all walks of life. Children are killed by these types of drivers and adults and professionals often face a lifetime of injury due to their negligence.Pursuing Justice in Your Car Accident Case
After any car accident, you may have to pay for:
- Lost income and lost wages
- Emergency medical help
- Car repairs
- Follow-up medical care
- Medical devices such as wheelchairs, crutches, and braces
- Visits with specialists
- Car rentals and other transportation
- Property damage
Depending on the severity of your injuries, your costs can easily add up to thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars. It is completely unfair that hit and run drivers can avoid taking responsibility for their actions by committing a criminal act. If you are in this unfortunate situation, you need someone on your side protecting your rights. Contact a personal injury attorney in Miami Gardens or your community to review your situation and to get information about all your options. You may have more options than you realize.
At the Flaxman Law Group, we believe that all victims who have been injured by someone's negligence deserve justice and compensation and we work around the clock to provide accident survivors with the resources and legal advice they need to start the healing process. We have offices in Miami, Homestead, and Hollywood and we serve the entire South Florida area. Our phone lines are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure that you can always reach a live person if you want over the phone advice or if you would like to schedule a free, no obligation consultation.