According to the Florida Highway Patrol, hit and run accidents in Florida increased by 23 percent in 2014. There were 80,000 hit and run accidents last year, and almost half involved pedestrians.
In Florida, though drivers must have car insurance to obtain a driver’s license, once they have the license they can stop coverage, and without insurance drivers are more tempted to run from the scene of an accident. For pedestrians and drivers who are victims of hit and run accidents, this is a terrifying thought. Just because someone flees the scene or doesn’t have insurance though, doesn’t mean you can’t get the settlement you deserve.
For more than 30 years, James Cunningham has been representing car and pedestrian accident victims, with a strong track record on hit and run cases. If you were involved in a hit & run accident, either as a pedestrian or driver, call the Law Offices of James Cunningham today to learn more about your rights in Florida.
If you are in an accident, you should always report it to the police immediately, as well as get the names and contact information of surrounding witnesses. These details will immensely help police officers in the investigation.
The Law Offices of James O. Cunningham have been defending clients injured by uninsured and underinsured motorists since the 1970s. For a personal injury lawyer with extensive experience in hit and run cases, call 888-FLA-AUTO (888-352-2886) today.
James O. Cunningham
Since 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a vehicle accident, call toll-free at 1-888-FLA-Auto (1-888-352-2886).
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