A hit-and-run accident
in Lakewood left a 5-year-old girl in the hospital with various injuries
, including a broken leg, a fractured skull, brain bleeding, and neck pain. She underwent surgery for her broken leg remained in the ICU afterward.
The crash happened around 6 p.m. on Graywood Ave; the vehicle was identified as a black car, potentially being a Dodge Challenger
, which is a coupe. The girl has only been able to piece together small bits from the accident, and one of her siblings saw the incident occur.
Her family has pursued funds to pay for the expenses and police are diligently searching for the perpetrator.
Learn more about your options for compensation by calling (888) 649-7166.
Compensation from a Hit-and-Run Accident
If you or a loved one has been involved in a hit-and-run accident
, it can be difficult to secure compensation. There is no target you can file a lawsuit against, and you won’t be able to negotiate anything with an opposing insurance accompany. As a result, you will have to look to your own insurance policy for coverage, usually in the form of your uninsured motorist coverage.
However, many insurance companies are loath to pay out hit-and-run claims
. They do not see themselves as responsible for the damages, especially not if the suspect is still at large and was the entire reason the accident happened in the first place. The insurance agent will likely reject your claim and make it difficult for you to receive a settlement.
Our team of lawyers at Downtown LA Law Group
can represent you and work with your insurance agency to bring you the compensation you need. We will take care of your case for you and see to it that you are safe throughout the legal process. You should use the time to heal and recover, and let us take care of the hard part.
With the help of our legal team, you may be able to receive coverage for your medical expenses, damaged property, lost wages at work, emotional pain
and suffering, and more. If a loved one or family member passed away as a result of a hit and run accident, we could help you recover wrongful death
expenses as well, which will alleviate the costs of the funeral and any pre-death medical bills and pain and suffering. Any loss of consortium or expected savings and inheritance could also be reimbursed.
Don’t hesitate to call the Downtown LA Law Group at (888) 649-7166
today for more assistance following up on a hit-and-run accident lawsuit.