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Hit and Run Accident

hit & run Orlando & Central Florida Hit and Run Accident Attorney

When you are the victim of a hit and run accident in Orlando, it can be extremely frustrating and stressful, not to mention the pain you may be suffering when you are injured. If the negligent motorists fled the scene, how can you recover compensation for property damage, injuries, or other costs? At Adams & Luka, our Orlando personal injury attorneys will work diligently to locate the individual responsible for the accident, and hold him/her accountable. We strongly believe that those who are negligent should be brought to justice.

Hit and run accidents may involve two vehicles, a car and a motorcycle, car and large truck, or any combination. However, hit and run accidents also frequently involve pedestrians or bicyclists. Regardless, when someone is negligent and it results in the injury of another person, it is unlawful for that person to flee the scene. Unfortunately, many motorists do just that, out of fear, anxiety, or because they are drunk, on drugs, driving on a suspended license, etc. Several studies have indicated that Florida is the most dangerous state in the nation when it comes to bicyclists and pedestrians.

Identifying a Hit and Run Driver

While it may be impossible to provide details on the hit and run driver if you were seriously injured, it can be helpful to provide police and insurance companies with any information you do have. If possible, try to jot down information of the vehicle's make, model, color, or any distinguishing marks such as dents or scrapes. If anyone saw the accident, notify the police and your Orlando hit and run accident attorney. While it may seem that some details are not significant, every detail, even the smallest, may help locate the individual who hit you.

Why Work With a Personal Injury Attorney in Florida?

Recovering the damages you deserve can be extremely difficult when the responsible party is no where to be found. Under Florida law, drivers have PIP, or personal injury protection, which pays for the costs of injuries up to a certain amount. However, the driver who is at-fault is supposed to pay for property damage. The best protection is to buy collision coverage before a hit and run accident occurs to ensure any property damage is covered in the event you cannot locate the responsible driver, or obtain his/her insurance information.

By working with an attorney who is experienced in these situations, you will have the legal guidance and support necessary to make the right decisions. We will work aggressively to find the responsible party and secure the justice you deserve.

Contact Adams & Luka Today

At Adams & Luka, we understand the stress you are under, and the financial dilemma you may face in addition to your injuries. Trying to figure out how to cover all your costs for medical expenses, property damage, lost income, and other expenses can be difficult. We will work to find the responsible party and hold him or her accountable, or help direct you regarding how to best proceed when this is not possible. Contact us now for a free consultation at (407) 872-0307 or (352) 787-2101.

Personal Injury Lawyers Advocating on Behalf of Victims of Hit and Run Accidents in Orange, Lake, Seminole, Osceola, Sumter, Marion, Volusia, Polk, & Brevard Counties.

Client Reviews

I would like thank my attorney Thomas Luka. I knew from the beginning I had the right guy in my corner. While celebrating with family and friends at a Public Park in Seminole County, a fight broke out among various people. Myself, and a good friend, broke up the fight and the instigators left. Six months later, I was wrongly accused as the person who started the fight. The first attorney I hired could not even get a response from the State Attorney handling the case. Someone referred me to Tom and I felt comfortable at his demeanor and reactions.

After conversations with Tom, who knew I would settle for nothing less than a FULL DISMISSAL due to my innocence, I hired him. His firm of Adams and Luka did the due diligence by interviewing witnesses and the police who were on the scene, as well as starting a dialogue with the State Attorney. After gathering statements from witnesses, Tom was able to present a strong argument on my behalf to the State Attorney on why the case should be dismissed. If the State Attorney was not willing to dismiss the case, Tom was ready to take the case to trial.

The result by Thomas Luka: Case Dismissed.

I am 53 years old with a spotless record and glad to keep it that way thanks to the time, effort, hard work, and professionalism of the Adams and Luka and Tom Luka.

Earl from Mesquite
Thomas Luka left a life-long great impression of lawyers. He was always professional, on time, and answered things honestly. From the start and during the 14 months it went on - Tom was very upfront and honest with me about the possible outcomes. The result was better than I had hoped for. Tom really over-delivered. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Marcela Giorgi
Adams and Luka were very professional and savvy in the courtroom. When you're in court with Mr. Luka you will think you have the best attorney there. I recommend this law firm. Pioneer Tech
Rich Adams is an outstanding criminal attorney. I have had the opportunity to refer several friends and clients to his practice for handling of criminal matters, and on every occasion he has produced an excellent result. Rich practices with attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of the law, and a passion to defend his clients. I will continue to refer clients to Rich Adams, and would strongly recommend him for your legal needs. Brian Pink