Hit & Run

Hit & Run cases involve any motor vehicle accident causing damage or injury in which the driver fails to stop and remain at the scene and provide identifying information such as a driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of insurance. These cases range from misdemeanor cases where a driver causes minor damage by striking an object or parked car to serious felony cases involving accidents where someone is seriously injured or killed. Sometimes, the police may have little evidence of the identity of the driver and may have nothing more than a vehicle description or license plate. It is very important for people suspected of Hit & Run to promptly contact a lawyer before talking to police. In some cases, a lawyer can negotiate with investigating police officers and may be able to resolve a case without criminal charges.