Q: How do I go about fixing my car after a hit and run?
I was involved in a hit and run about a year ago I was able to get the license plate and make a report to the police. I never followed up because I moved states and lost the documents, I’m back in Arizona now and where the damages that were caused during the hit and run are now causing my vehicle issues. Am I still able to contact the police department that took the report to get the person who hit me insurance information to fix my car? I really don’t want to go through my insurance and have my rates impacted.
A: An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You could try that, but issues may arise as to notice - with either carrier. The general premise, regardless of jurisdiction, is that an insurance carrier needs notice within a reasonable time to investigate claims. Good luck
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