Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Help from a Englewood Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you are involved in a car accident, it is vital for you to stay on the scene. Leaving the scene of an accident is a hit-and-run motor vehicle offense that can result in serious penalties. At the law office of Alan M. Liebowitz, Esq., LLC, Attorney Liebowitz has defended countless clients against hit-and-run accident charges in Bergen and Passaic Counties.

If you fled the scene of an accident, get qualified legal representation immediately. Contact Attorney Liebowitz online to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your situation.

Penalties for Fleeing the Scene of an Accident

Fleeing the scene of an accident is a serious traffic violation, and the potential penalties and sentences can be severe.

Possible consequences include:

  • Loss of your license
  • Jail or prison time
  • Large fines
  • Points on your license
  • Increased insurance premiums
  • A permanent mark on your criminal record

Additional Penalties in Personal Injury Cases

If the other party has suffered injuries he or she may be able to bring a personal injury claim against you in civil court. In a personal injury case, there can be serious consequences for a driver who fled the scene.

Attorney Alan Liebowitz has more than 25 years of experience handling personal injury cases in New Jersey. He can guide you through every aspect of your case, from criminal defense to personal injury representation. Whether in negotiations or at trial, he offers skilled legal guidance through every stage of your case.

Se habla español! Call Attorney Alan M. Liebowitz, Esq. at (201) 340-9338 for a free initial consultation.