What Do I Do If Someone Hit My Parked Car? Dallas car wreck lawyers discuss options for people when a driver hits their parked vehicle.
DALLAS, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Of the numerous motor vehicle accidents that occur daily, a number of them include incidents in which a driver hits a parked vehicle. In these cases, it is important for those who commit these acts to take responsibility for what they have done, but some drivers unfortunately, do not. Leaving a note containing one's contact information can save drivers from serious legal repercussions associated with being accused of a hit-and-run, particularly in cases where a witness or surveillance video catches them in the act.
For the person whose parked car gets hit by a driver, it can warrant undue frustration, particularly in cases where no note is left by the driver who did it. There are steps individuals can take in these circumstances that may prove beneficial in getting recovery for damages. These include:
-Making an attempt to locate or get information about the driver by asking any potential witnesses if they saw what happened. Also, check to see if there is surveillance
-Contacting police immediately after one discovers their parked vehicle has been hit so that an official police report can be filed.
-Making a report with one's insurance company, which can help prompt an investigation.
The Dallas car accident lawyers of 1-800-Car-Wreck are available to help individuals understand their rights to compensation under the law if they have been involved in an accident caused by driver negligence or misconduct. If you are a Dallas car accident victim in need of legal representation, contact 1-800-Car-Wreck today to request a free case evaluation. The attorneys of the law firm of Eberstein & Witherite have more than 75 years of experience helping injured Texas clients achieve favorable outcomes for their claims.
Media Contact: Amy Witherite Eberstein & Witherite, LLP, 214-378-6665, awitherite@EWLAWYERS.COM
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