Filing an Uninsured Claim After a Hit-and-Run Car Wreck

Filing an Uninsured Claim After a Hit-and-Run Car Wreck

Car wrecks are distressing events on their own, but when a driver flees the scene, leaving a victim behind, the situation takes a darker turn. Hit-and-run car wrecks are not only emotionally challenging but also present unique legal challenges when pursuing uninsured motorist (“UM”) claims. It is important to be familiar with the documentation requirements in South Carolina.

  1. Try your best to identify the fleeing vehicle’s details, including its make, model, color, and license plate, if possible.
  2. Call the police immediately or within a reasonable time.
  3. To successfully file a UM claim, there must be physical contact with the unknown vehicle, or a witness must have observed the collision and be willing to complete an affidavit.

In hit-and-run cases, your insurance policy becomes a crucial resource. Notify your insurance provider about the incident as soon as possible. If the above requirements have been met, your UM coverage should cover your medical expenses and property damage.

Hit-and-run car wrecks are a harsh reality, but with prompt and informed actions, we can navigate the aftermath more effectively. By understanding the steps to take, both legally and personally, our firm can help you work towards healing and seeking justice in the face of an unfortunate predicament.

Do you need a hit-and-run attorney?

Feel free to call us for a free case review. At the Hair Law Firm, we are dedicated to representing and fighting for you. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries due to an unknown driver, contact the Hair Law Firm today at (803) 881-3711.

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