FOUR THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT OREGON HIT AND RUN ACCIDENTS
Four things you should know if you are involved in an Oregon Hit and Run Accident:
- Get the license plate of the individual that hit you.
- Gather all witness names, telephone numbers, and addresses.
- Contact the police and report the hit and run.
- Report the incident to your insurance company.
Hit and Run Accidents are on the rise nationally. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety issued a report that states one hit-and-run crash occurs every minute on U.S. roadways. This resulted in over 2,049 deaths in 2016 alone. Nearly 65% of those killed in hit-and-run accidents were pedestrians or bicyclists. These statistics are on the rise and helps to remain vigilante while out there on or near the roads.
If you or a loved one are involved in a hit-and-run, contact Tillmann Law, LLC, so that we may assist you with your bodily injury or wrongful death claim. You want an attorney that is familiar with Oregon statutes that will assist you with your recovery.
The Wall Street Journal article on the study
Tillmann Law, LLC can assist you with your hit-and-run crash in Oregon and Utah. We have offices in Portland, Oregon, and Salt Lake City, Utah. It is crucial that you speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible, so that you know your rights and protect your claim. Give us a call today at (503) 272-8986. We look forward to assisting you with your matter.