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Leaving the Scene of An Accident

Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Fighting a Hit & Run Charges in New York City, New Rochelle, Yonkers & White Plains

Are you facing criminal charges for deserting the scene of an accident? You are typically required to exchange information in order to let the appropriate agencies, such as insurance adjusters or police officials, deal with the situation through the proper legal channels. If you have been involved in an accident and you leave the scene, you may be charged with hit and run or leaving the scene of an accident.

If you have been involved in an accident with another driver or a pedestrian, you are generally required to property damage and/or injury could take you to civil court in order to recover monetary compensation.

You may be required to obtain compensation for the following damages:

  • Injuries
  • Property damage
  • Mental pain
  • Suffering
  • Loss of compensation

This could be extremely devastating to you and your family. Even if the accident was not your fault, you are still required to stop and exchange information.

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If you are contacted by a law enforcement agency soon after you allegedly left the scene of an accident that you were involved in, it is in your best interest to contact a New York City criminal lawyer before you go down to the station to speak with the police.

Unfortunately, the situation doesn’t generate much sympathy for your personal situation and the law enforcement agents might not be as understanding as you would hope. A New York City hit and run attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser can offer you the legal assistance that you need.

What if it was only partially my fault?

Even if the accident was only partially your fault, you could still face a criminal charge. The New York City criminal defense lawyers at our firm understand that these types of cases can be confusing and contradictory information can result in further misunderstanding and complexities. Your attorney can conduct an independent investigation of the circumstances in order to get a clearer idea of what actually occurred. With that information, your legal representative can help to build a strong defense on your behalf. Contact us today for the legal help you need!

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