Hit and Run Accidents: 7 Key Actions to Take Immediately

Being involved in a hit-and-run accident is extremely overwhelming – and can feel hopeless. Fortunately, there is a legal process in Wisconsin to help victims.

a. Get to a safe place on the road b. Note as many details as you can c. Call 911 d. Take photos e. Get contact info from any witnesses f. Seek medical attention

01. Immediate Actions After the Accident

a. Talk to witnesses b. See if any surveillance cameras      captured the accident c. Report details to the police

02. Identify the Vehicle Involved

a. File a police report b. Contact your insurance c. Seek legal counsel

03. Legal Steps

a. Identifying the at-fault driver b. Providing official      statement/testimony c. Providing official     statement/testimony

04. The Role of Witnesses

a. Create the official report b. Conduct an investigation c. Make criminal charges

05. The Role of Law Enforcement

a. Medical expenses b. Lost wages c. Pain and suffering d. Property damage

06. Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Inquire about uninsured motorist coverage after a hit-and-run accident – it may provide compensation for injuries and damages.

07. Role of Insurance

To learn more about your options after a hit-and-run accident – and how you can recoup costs for damages – check out the full post.

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