CT Hit and Run Accidents

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | Mar 05, 2012 | 0 Comments

CT hit and run accidents are an unfortunate reality in our modern world. People get involved in accidents and they don't want to take responsibility for them, so they flee the scene (if their car is still functioning). They are very common, with some estimates placing them as accounting for as much as 11% of all car accidents.

Drivers flee for many reasons. Some of them are relatively innocent people who panic because they do not know how to handle the situation. Others are the result of a DUI, where the driver knows that they are facing serious criminal penalties. Often this is not that driver's first DUI. Other times, people flee the scene because they lack insurance. By law every driver is required to carry insurance, but according to a recent study, about 12% of Connecticut drivers do not carry the required insurance. Although this is lower than the national estimate of 14.6%, it is still a high number of drivers.

If you have been involved in a CT hit and run accident, talking to a lawyer soon after the accident can be a tremendous help. We can help you understand your coverage under your policy in order to determine whether you are being treated fairly by your insurance company. We can also advise you against inadvertently signing away your rights.

If you have been the victim of a CT hit and run driver, please contact the personal injury attorneys at Hastings, Cohan, & Walsh, LLP,

About the Author

Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.

Comments

There are no comments for this post. Be the first and Add your Comment below.

Leave a Comment

Sample

Aenean lacinia bibendum nulla sed consectetur. Donec sed odio dui. Maecenas sed diam eget risus varius blandit sit amet non magna. Nulla vitae elit libero, a pharetra augue. Curabitur blandit tempus porttitor. Morbi leo risus, porta ac consectetur ac, vestibulum at eros. Cras justo odio, dapibus ac facilisis in, egestas.

Let Us Fight for You

Local Presence. Statewide Coverage.

When you choose Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP you will receive the one-on-one attention and individualized support that you deserve. Our Connecticut personal injury attorneys will not treat you as just another case number nor will we hand your case off to a paralegal.

Unlike other law firms, we will personally handle each legal aspect of your case, walking with you every step of the way. We aim to provide the highest quality representation possible. We have extensive experience and training in a variety of aspects of personal injury law. We obtain the knowledge and skill-set necessary to maximize your compensation.

Menu