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Hit and Run Accident

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After an accident, no matter how minor, all parties involved are required by law to stop and render aid if needed. When someone fails to do so, this is a known as a hit and run accident. After an accident like this, especially because you really needed help, you might want the other party to be held responsible. When you have decided to take action against the guilty party, a Chicago car accident attorney at Kurasch & Klein can help.

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Who Is Held Responsible in a Hit and Run Accident?

Hit and Run AccidentFirst and foremost, the driver who committed the hit and run will face criminal charges for not stopping and rendering aid. Depending on the situation, they might also be liable for damages that they caused to you, especially if you were injured. Contacting Kurasch & Klein can help you seek justice for any injuries that were caused.

Experiencing a Hit and Run Accident

The first thing you should do after an accident is to assess the damages and injuries. Making sure everyone involved is safe should be your top priority. Seek help for any injuries, even if they are minor. After being in an accident, it is best to be seen by a doctor to check for injuries that may not be apparent. You should also immediately call the police and file a report. Give them as much detail as you can about what happened and about the car that hit you. Also notify your insurance company about the accident. Then, contact Kurasch & Klein and provide as much detail as you can so we can assess your case.

How Do You Seek Compensation?

After you have a hit and run accident, it is natural to be angry at the person who did not stop to help when it was needed. Choosing to take action is the first step to seeking justice. After your accident contact a Chicago personal injury lawyer at Kurasch & Klein when:

  • Someone you know died because of injuries that were not able to be treated immediately because the other drive did not stop
  • You sustained any type of injury that required, or could have possibly required, medical attention
  • You were left stranded and immobile after the accident and had to wait for help
  • Regardless of fault, the authorities have tracked down the hit and run driver

Enlisting the help of the professionals at Kurasch & Klein will never bring back a loved one or take back the fear you felt, but it can help to hold the guilty party responsible for their actions.

Fight for Justice with a Chicago Car Accident Lawyer

You were left helpless after your hit and run car accident, but you are in a very different position now. At Kurasch & Klein, we are a team of dedicated professionals who will fight for you against the person who left you with no help. Selected as “Super Lawyers” since 2005, Kurasch & Klein have successfully won settlements for many accident victims. More than just a team of personal injury lawyers, they will fight in or out of court for justice in your case. Contact us to fight for justice today.