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
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.