Staying at the accident scene is not only the ethical thing to do after a crash but it is also required by Illinois law. Unfortunately, people who cause an accident sometimes speed away in hopes of avoiding accountability for their actions. Even more unfortunately, some of these hit-and-run drivers get away with it.
If you were injured in a hit-and-run car accident, you may be lost, confused, and unsure of what to do. You may wonder whether you can file an insurance claim considering the other driver is nowhere to be found, and you do not have their contact information. In this blog, we will discuss your legal options for recovering compensation for medical bills and other damages caused in a hit-and-run accident.
Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
The police are not always able to catch hit-and-run drivers. However, you may still be able to file an insurance claim and pursue financial compensation even if the at-fault driver is never apprehended....