Hit And Run

Hit-and-run is the act of causing (or contributing to) a traffic accident (such as colliding with a person or a fixture), and failing to stop and identify oneself afterwards. It is considered a crime in most jurisdictions.
Posts about Hit And Run
  • 7 Hit and Run Auto Accident Tips

    … involved in a hit and run accident in Philadelphia, Norristown, Feasterville, or the surrounding areas, contact the competent car accident attorneys of The Levin Firm today at 215-825-51583 to discuss your potential claim. The post 7 Hit and Run Auto Accident Tips appeared first on . …

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 12 readers -
  • Property Damage Crimes and Texas Laws

    … during a hit and run. They individual could deliberately key a vehicle or throw a brick through the window. According to Texas law, criminal mischief involves knowingly or intentionally damaging property belonging to another individual. It may involve knowingly or intentionally tampering with another individual’s property or causing substantial…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 19 readers -
  • Hit and Run – Leaving the Scene of an Accident

    … When you are charged or arrested for hit and run (also known as leaving the scene of an accident) the consequences can be significant. One of the most terrifying aspects of this charge is not knowing how significant those consequences will be. There are a wide range of penalties including the possibility of jail or probation. But the law…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 18 readers -
  • Clearing Up Your FTA Suspension in Georgia

    …, especially if the driver is unaware of the collateral consequences of pleading guilty to the underlying offense. For instance, if the driver is under 21 years old, it is likely that a guilty plea to two or more offenses, or any single four-point offense will suspend his Georgia driving privileges. Other offenses, such as hit and run or suspended…

    Erin H. Gerstenzang- 24 readers -
  • Crashes Involving Parked Cars

    … Have you ever parked on the street and returned to your car only to find a side mirror broken off or that someone has sideswiped your car and caused damage to it but found no note from the other driver? If so, you are not alone, and according to a study performed by insurer Allstate in 2010, 69 percent of hit-and-run incidents result from…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Who is at Fault in a Hit and Run Accident?

    … more about hit and runs, and if you’ve been injured in an accident, contact an experienced Chicago car crash attorney today to discuss your case. Generally, after a car accident, all of the motorists involved stop to trade contact and insurance information and call a police officer to come and officially document the scene. All of this makes…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 30 readers -
  • A Car Ran Me Off The Road And Then Drove Away – What Do I Do?

    …. First, liability for an accident is not defined by actual contact with another vehicle. For instance, a driver who runs another vehicle off the road and then drives away verses a driver who commits a hit and run is no less liable. The second large misconception is that a failure to be able to identify the driver or the vehicle and prove…

    Bruning Legal- 8 readers -
  • Legal Issues In Hit And Run Accident Cases

    … duties, it is also necessary for people involved in an accident to exchange contact and insurance information in order to begin the financial recovery process.1 However, problems may arise when parties involved in an auto accident do not stop and leave the scene prematurely. What is a hit and run? A hit and run occurs when there is an auto…

    Bruning Legal- 12 readers -
  • Hit and Runs: What You Should Know

    … Hit and Runs: What You Should Know Posted by Matthew Sharp under Felonies June 24, 2015 In Texas, striking a pedestrian or vehicle and leaving the area is a serious criminal offense. Also known as leaving the scene of an accident, a conviction for hit and run can incur severe legal penalties. After a Texas road accident, the person responsible…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 30 readers -
  • Indiana Duty to Stop Responsibilities

    … Did you know? If you are involved in an accident, you must stop your vehicle. Even if there are no injuries, you are required to stop and speak with the other driver, give them your license and registration information and wait for law enforcement if necessary. If there are injuries involved, you must remain on the scene and provide reasonable…

    fountaininjurylaw- 50 readers -
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