One of the most common occurrence, Hit and Run accidents need quick action, as responsible parties try to escape liability. These accidents often involve pedestrians, bicycles, cars and other motor vehicles. You must report the accident to the police immediately.
If you are in a Hit & Run contact Benjamin Law immediately. Time is of the essence as there are things you are required to do under the Insurance Act within a very short timeframe and we would want to use our resources to conduct a thorough investigation to determine if the driver or vehicle owner can be identified.
Even if the identity of the driver or vehicle owner cannot be determined, we can pursue compensation for you through your own car insurance company or the Motor Accident Claims Fund if you do not have access to any insurance. These benefits may include:
Under the Compulsory Automobiles Insurance Act, all vehicles in Ontario are required by law to have valid insurance. Nonetheless, there are still a number of drivers on the road driving with expired or no insurance at all. If you fall victim to an accident with a non-insured vehicle, do not be led to believe you have no recourse. Let Benjamin Law investigate if you can be compensated.
We can also sue your insurance company under the appropriate coverage under your auto policy for: