April 25, 2014 Stonington, CT hit-and-run accident seriously injures pedestrian

2014-04-25 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Auto Accidents

Joseph M. Busher

The incident occurred before 5:11 am near Route 2 and Route 78 in Stonington.  The pedestrian was flown by Life Star to an area hospital, with serious injuries.  A gray vehicle reportedly fled the scene, heading north on Route 2.

Of course fleeing the scene of accident violates the law.  However, that does not typically help accident victims in these situations.  Fortunately, the attorneys at Jackson O’Keefe have the knowledge and experience to help accident victims in these cases.  From a legal perspective, you must first investigate whether there may be insurance coverage available to the victim and take appropriate steps to notify the insurer(s) in compliance with the insurance policy requirements.  Policy requirements in hit-and-run accidents can be very specific and counter-intuitive.  Noncompliance can result in the loss of such coverage.

Additionally, steps should be taken to follow up with the authorities to assist in locating the perpetrator.

If you have a possible claim as a result of an accident, you will need to review your options timely. For assistance, call Jackson O’Keefe now at (860) 278-4040.

With offices in Southington and Wethersfield, as well as satellite offices in Cromwell, West Hartford, East Haddam and Farmington, we strive to meet the needs of area residents, making getting your legal services easier than ever.  Call us now to speak with us about your case.  860 278 4040

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