Hit & Run

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Hit-And-Run Accidents

We have clients injured in a hit and run accident who thought they don’t have a case because there is no one to sue. This is wrong.

If you were injured in any of the following types of accidents by a motor vehicle which left the scene, you can have a case and we want to represent you.

Is Contact Required for Hit & Run Accidents?

We have successfully represented many clients in hit and run accidents where our client was cut off by a car and there was no contact between the vehicles. However, the law does require contact between you or your vehicle and another vehicle. The law also requires that a police accident report be filed within 24 hours of the hit and run accident.

We believe we are the only attorneys in New York who will take a hit and run case without contact.  If you were involved in a car accident or motorcycle accident accident where there was no contact between you, your motorcycle or your car, please call us immediately.

Car Hit by a Vehicle Which Left the Scene

If you are injured in a car which was hit by another vehicle which left the scene, the insurance company insuring the car you were in will provide insurance coverage for your injuries. This is called uninsured coverage. Under some circumstances, there could be another insurance company also providing coverage.

Motorcycle Hit by a Vehicle Which Left the Scene

If you were injured in a hit and run motorcycle accident and either you or your motorcycle came in contact with another vehicle which left the scene, you have uninsured insurance coverage from your own insurance policy which will pay you for your injuries. While the law requires contact, we want to represent you even if there was no contact with another vehicle. We believe we are the only attorneys in New York who will take a hit and run motorcycle accident case without contact.

Bicycle Hit by a Vehicle Which Left the Scene

If you were injured while riding a bicycle which was hit by a vehicle which fled the scene, you may have uninsured insurance coverage if you own a car or live with someone who owns a car. If you do not, we can file a claim for you for uninsured coverage with MVAIC, a New York State agency providing insurance coverage when there is none available.

Pedestrian Hit-And-Run Accident

If you were walking anywhere or crossing the street as a pedestrian hit by a car, truck or motorcycle which left the scene, you may have uninsured insurance coverage if you own a car or live with someone who owns a car.

If you do not, we can file a claim for you for uninsured coverage with MVAIC, a New York State agency providing insurance coverage when there is none available.  MVAIC provides you with $50,000 of no-fault coverage and $25,000 coverage for pain-and-suffering. There are very short time deadlines, so please call us immediately.

Wrongful Death from a Hit-And-Run

If someone you know was killed because of a vehicle which left the scene, a New York no-fault death benefit may also be available in addition to money for wrongful death. We do not charge a legal fee to obtain the death benefit.

NO Legal Fee for Estate Work for Wrongful Death!

We provide free legal services for estate work in the event that someone is killed in a Hit and Run accident and the family doesn’t have or doesn’t want to spend the money to hire an estate lawyer.

Call Attorney Phil Franckel direct days/nights/weekends for a free consultation
1-800-HURT-911

1-800-487-8911