If you are involved in a car accident, you can be traumatized. If it is a hit and run accident, it can leave your feeling overwhelmed. Hit and run accidents can cause serious injuries. Furthermore, in a hit and run accident, you can feel hopeless because you have no one to hold responsible. Cincinnati's hit and run accident attorneys, Young, Reverman, and Mazzei, work with you to help you receive compensation for the injuries you received from a hit and run accident. Call our office today or complete the contact form to see how we can help you.
The NHTSA reports hit and run accidents are quite common. In fact, about 1,500 deaths are due to this type of accident each year. Fatal hit and run accidents have steadily increased since 2009. One of the top causes of why drivers do not stop following a wreck is driving intoxicated. Between the years of 2009 and 2011, hit and run wrecks increased approximately 14 percent across the nation. The number of hit and runs in Ohio has been increasing since 2016.
Some hit and runs cause property damage; however, pedestrians are the most common victims of hit and run accidents. Sixty percent of hit and run fatalities are pedestrians. One in five pedestrian fatalities is the result of a hit and run accident.
Drivers flee the scene of an accident for a number of reasons, including:
If you have been injured in a hit and run accident, you need the experience of the best hit and run lawyers near Cincinnati. Our team of dedicated attorneys understands how challenging and frustrating it can be to the injured party, especially when the responsible driver hasn't been identified. Young, Reverman, and Mazzei will work hard to help you get the compensation you deserve as well as help you navigate our confusing legal system.
In Cincinnati, Ohio, drivers who cause property damage of personal injury must stop and provide information to the other party or wait until the police arrive on the scene. Failure to stop following a car accident is considered a criminal offense. If you do not stop after an accident, you could be facing hefty fines, incarceration, and your driver's license can be suspended. These penalties are more severe than the penalties that they would have faced had they stopped and waited on law enforcement officers to respond.
Contact our office today if you have been involved in a hit and run accident. We will ensure you get the compensation and justice you deserve. The professionals at Young, Reverman, and Mazzei will review all information and determine the best course of action. We fight to ensure you receive the compensation and justice you deserve.
We know what it takes to build a hit and run case. Our team of compassionate and skilled injury attorneys has the knowledge needed to handle insurance claims successfully and quickly. Call our team to learn how we can help maximize your insurance claim.