There are reports everyday about hit and run accidents that have left an innocent person injured or even killed. In some situations, drivers may not be severely injured, however, when injuries do happen, most times people are not prepared for what they will have to deal with. There are several legal issues that can arise when this type of accident occurs, especially when having to deal with insurance companies that are looking to save as much money as possible.
In this type of incident, when the hit and run driver is found, he/she could face prison time, have their license revoked and other legal reprimands. If the person was driving under the influence, then there could be harsher penalties for the driver. In any event, the person who is hit by a driver needs to seek legal representation as soon as possible.
There are several busy roads in and around the Chicago area and throughout the state of Illinois. Due to the traffic that is on these roads, having a hit and run is no surprise. You could simply be out running a few errands, when a driver strikes you and leaves the scene. Leaving you to deal with injury and life after this hit and run.
If you have been injured in an accident, contact a Chicago personal injury law firm for a free consultation. We will handle your personal injury case quickly, will advise you every step of the way, and will not hesitate to go to trial for you. Lastly you do not pay attorney’s fees unless we win your case. Our no-fee promise is that simple. Therefore, you have nothing to risk when you hire us–just the opportunity to seek justice.