Q: When you are a victim of hit-n-run and you I D the other car but no "injury" why is that only a misd?
Victim- good driver
Suspect- drunk driver gets away
Vehicle- total loss
A: Hit and run with property damage only is a misdemeanor by statute. Vehicle Code section 20002(d).
A: Charges for DUI can be felonies, depending on facts.
If you are injured, and have Uninsured Motorist insurance, you can recover for your medical expenses, wage loss, property damage and pain and suffering. Talk to a PI attorney.
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