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Q: Hit by a van

A van hit me while I was riding a bike and did not stop at all. AfterWards a lady pulled up in her car, showed me a photo of the van and said “this Is the person who hit u and handed me a paper with the license plate number. I’m not in horrible pain but definitely noticeable pain . What should I do y

3 Lawyer Answers
William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Call the police. If you are hurt, go to the doctor. An attorney can't help you if you aren't hurt.

Gerald Barry Dorfman agrees with this answer

Haleh Shekarchian
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Haleh Shekarchian
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Beverly Hills, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You should consult anyone of us on Justia right away so we can run a license plate check, find out who his insurance carrier is and file a claim. You are entitled to money for your medical bills, loss of earnings, pain and suffering etc.

Sounds like you have a good case.

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Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You hopefully reported it to the police. If you are hurt go see a doctor right away. It could be worse than you think. Then contact a personal injury attorney.

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