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Denver Hit and Run Accident Lawyer

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Hit-and-run accidents can be terrifying, and they often leave individuals with significant injuries and property damage. At Fuicelli & Lee, P.C., our team is ready to step in and help victims of hit-and-run accidents recover the compensation they are entitled to. We have no problem going up against insurance carriers or other parties to help clients recover the money they need for their injuries and property damage expenses.

Why Choose Fuicelli & Lee, P.C. for Your Hit and Run Claim?

  • At Fuicelli & Lee, we will work to protect your rights after you’ve been involved in a hit-and-run accident. Our goal is to help ensure you recover the compensation you are entitled to.
  • We have an extensive track record of success helping clients in Denver and throughout Colorado, and our team knows what it takes to stand up to aggressive insurance carriers and at-fault parties.
  • We proudly handle hit and run accident claims on a contingency fee basis. This means that crash victims never worry about legal fees until after we successfully recover the compensation they need.

What a Hit and Run Actually Means

Every driver in Colorado has a responsibility to remain at the scene of an accident until law enforcement officials arrive, with few exceptions. Individuals can move a small distance if leaving the cars where they are would obstruct traffic or create a significant hazard, and individuals can leave the scene if they have been badly injured and need immediate medical care.

However, there are times when individuals flee the scene of an incident for various reasons. Leaving the scene of an accident could lead to criminal charges, and this can also make it very difficult for individuals harmed to recover compensation. Sometimes individuals flee the scene because they are in shock about the incident, but other times individuals leave the scene of the accident because they do not have insurance or even because they have outstanding criminal warrants. 

Regardless of the reason for leaving the scene of an accident, those left behind can struggle to recover the compensation they need.

Can You Recover Compensation After a Hit and Run in Denver?

Individuals may be able to recover various types of compensation after a hit-and-run accident occurs. If injury victims carry uninsured motorist coverage as part of their insurance policy, then they can turn to their own insurance carrier to recover partial compensation for their losses. However, uninsured motorist coverage is not required in Colorado.

If a hit-and-run driver is apprehended or turns themselves in, it may be possible to file a claim against the hit-and-run driver’s insurance carrier, but this will not be an option if they do not have insurance. It may be possible to file a civil personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver.

The ultimate goal is to recover compensation for:

  • Medical bills
  • Property damage expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Pain and suffering damages

Call a Hit and Run Lawyer in Denver Today

If you or somebody you care about has been injured or sustained property damage in a hit-and-run accident, reach out to the attorneys at Fuicelli & Lee, P.C. today. We have a track record of success when it comes to complicated claims like hit-and-run accidents, and we want to make sure that you are properly cared for every step of the way. Let us handle the insurance carriers and other parties on your behalf. When you need a Denver hit-and-run accident lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case or by calling 303-355-7202.