The roadways can be dangerous, but you should never have to worry about someone fleeing the scene of an accident you are involved in. Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents happen frequently. The team at Nichols Law Group is ready to help if you or a loved one are injured in a hit-and-run accident. We will work with law enforcement to investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you are entitled to. Call us today when you need a Portland hit-and-run accident attorney.
A hit-and-run accident can be scary, and you should seek help from an attorney you can trust personally and professionally. Nichols Law Group is ready to bring more than three decades of experience to your side.
You should be focused on recovering after being injured in a hit-and-run accident. Your Portland hit-and-run lawyer will be responsible for working with law enforcement to investigate what happened and hold the responsible party accountable. Your attorney will:
Turning to data from the Oregon Department of Transportation, we can see that there were 57,726 total crashes during the latest reporting year. Out of these incidents, there were:
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety states that there were over 737,000 hit-and-run incidents across the US during the latest reporting year. Many thousands were injured due to these crashes. It is not uncommon for our Portland hit-and-run lawyers to help clients suffering for the following after a crash:
According to AAA, hit-and-run incidents are particularly dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists, who make up nearly 65% of all hit-and-run fatalities. Since 2009, hit-and-run deaths have increased by 7% each year.
If you are somebody you care about has been injured in a hit-and-run incident, contact an attorney as soon as possible. You can count on Nichols Law Group to get to work investigating your case and working with insurers in order to secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:
If necessary, we will seek punitive damages against the person responsible. When you need a Portland hit-and-run accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.