How to get compensation for a hit and run accident

I was sideswiped by vehicle who fled
the scene of the accident

Asked on June 21, 2017 under Personal Injury, Texas

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

If you can find the at-fault driver, you can sue him or her--but obviously, you cannot do this without knowing their identity.
You can submit a claim to your own insurer, if you have the applicable insurance (e.g. collision coverage for your car damage). 
Without the relevant insurance or being able to find and sue the at-fault driver, however, there is no way for you to get compensation.


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