Being injured in an accident that disrupts your entire world is bad enough. But, being injured and then realizing that the responsible party has fled the scene? That’s infinitely worse. From a moral perspective, it’s obvious that the guilty party should pay for these less than upstanding actions. However, from dual legal and insurance perspectives, what this actually means for you becomes rather complicated. For example, a different set of laws come into play when the other motorist is identified vs. when the police are unable to locate the offending party. How you process the resultant insurance claim or initiate legal action will hinge on these factors. To determine the best course of action for you, browse this section of our blog for practical resources to help maximize your claim. Review state laws concerning the specifics of your situation and discover how you can best insurance companies at their own game!