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Hit and Run Car Accidents

As a Woonsocket hit and run accident lawyer, Attorney David Tapalian has helped many victims of various types of car accidents. Some of the worst car accident cases can be when defendants flee the scene of the accident. With a population of over 40,000 residents in Woonsocket, it might seem impossible for the authorities to find a defendant after a hit and run. If you were the victim of a hit-and-run accident, you may be distraught worrying about how to pay for your damages alone. In these situations, the legal experts at Tapalian Law can help you deal with your insurance company to ensure you recover compensation for your losses.

Recovering Losses From a Hit-and-Run Collision

There are a number of reasons why defendants may leave the scene of an accident. For example, the defendant may be uninsured, be under the influence of alcohol, or may not have a license. Regardless of the reason, Woonsocket Hit-and-Run accident Lawyer David Tapalian always reminds victims that nothing makes it ok for drivers to flee the scene of the collision that they caused. In fact, according to Rhode Island General Laws, drivers have a “duty to stop” after a collision, and those that fail to do so are committing a felony and can face severe penalties, including prison time.

The proceeding for a hit-and-run accident is even more complex than a regular car accident because often, finding the defendant takes months, if they are ever found. If you have been injured, you likely need treatment immediately, and it can be difficult to determine how you will pay for it. Even if you don’t have full coverage you may have what is called on uninsured motorist coverage. Uninsured motorist coverage can cover you for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering, in a situation such as a hit-and-run accident. A Woonsocket Lawyer that specializes in Hit-and-Run accidents like Attorney Tapalian can detail your best course of action and explain to you how you may be able to recover medical expenses from your own auto insurance policy. It is vital that you seek immediate legal advice following a hit-and-run collision, as the proceeding is unique to every case.

Woonsocket Hit-and-Runs are Not Uncommon

Woonsocket hit and run accidents happen more frequently than you would like to think. Woonsocket Hit-and-Run Accident Attorney Tapalian has worked with countless victims of these accidents in Woonsocket. Most recently, a Woonsocket woman was charged with a hit-and-run after she brutally hit a tow truck driver who was outside of his truck on Cumberland Hill Road, causing the driver severe injuries that required emergency medical treatment.

Another recent hit-and-run incident occurred on Main Street, where a disabled pedestrian was struck by a driver in the crosswalk. Seeing the severity of the collision, the driver then sped off. The victim eventually died in the hospital.

The saddest part about these hit-and-run cases is that not only do the at-fault drivers cause horrific damages to the victims, but that they don’t feel enough remorse to own up to the accident that they caused. These drivers are dangerous for everyone in Woonsocket, and they deserve to be held accountable for their actions. If you are affected by a hit-and-run, you need the strongest legal representation in Woonsocket on your side to make sure that you are compensated for your injuries. Hit and run accidents are difficult to prove due to the nature of the claim, but after 20 years of dealing with car accident cases in Rhode Island, Woonsocket Hit and Run Accident Attorney David Tapalian knows the fastest way to get you justice for the accident. Contact Tapalian Law today for a free consultation.

Contact Attorney David Tapalian Today for a Free Consultation

Any type of car accident can seriously impact a victim’s life, leaving them in an extremely difficult situation. However, the situation can be made much more complex when the defendant flees the scene, and you likely have no idea what to do next. Woonsocket Hit-And-Run Accident Lawyer David Tapalian has over 20 years of experience dealing with hit and run accidents. Woonsocket residents have trusted David with some of the most challenging times, and he can help you with your hit and run accident. The dedicated team of legal experts at Tapalian Law can do whatever it takes to help you get the compensation you deserve, and guide you through the steps of negotiating with the insurance companies and treating for your injuries. Woonsocket Hit-And-Run Accident Attorney Tapalian even offers free consultations at his Providence office, just minutes from Woonsocket. Even if you are unable to travel to the office due to injuries sustained in the accident, our legal experts can visit you in your home or at the hospital. Call Tapalian Law today at 401-552-5000 or contact us online to set up a free consultation.

Client Reviews
He took care of everything and kept me updated as well. It was such a smooth process and in the end I won my case. I would highly recommend David Tapalian! Patrice F.
When I contacted David Tapalian, Attorney & Counselor at Law, all my worries were immediately alleviated. He handled my case from beginning to end and kept me updated every step of the way. Susie M.
I visited David a couple of days after my accident and he gave me clear and concise details on what would happen throughout the process... David N.