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Indiana Truck Accident Lawyer |Hit And Run Semi Accident On I-65

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Oct 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Indiana truck accident lawyer discusses a recent newspaper article describing a hit and run semi accident on I-65 in Crown Point.

The Times reported that a car hauler semi-truck rolled over on I-65 near SR 231 in Crown Point, Indiana.  The investigating Trooper noted that the car hauler was passing another semi-truck in the passing lane, when the other truck pulled out into the passing lane causing a crash.  The offending semi-truck left the scene as the car hauler rolled over.

This report brings up the question, is a person injured in a hit and run car or semi-truck accident able to receive compensation for his/her injuries?  The answer is yes, if the injured party has uninsured motorist coverage.

A typical Indiana automobile insurance policy defines “uninsured motor vehicle” as:

A “hit and run” land motor vehicle whose owner or driver remains unknown and which strikes the insured or a motor vehicle the insured is riding occupying.

So, if a person is injured by a “hit and run” driver, he/she will be able to receive compensation for their medical bills, wage loss and other loses if they have an Indiana automobile insurance policy.

Indiana automobile accident law is complex.  If you have any questions about a Northwest Indiana car accident case, call a Michigan City personal injury lawyer at (219) 874-4878 or request a free copy of our informational book that explains the truck accident claims process.

About the Author

Guy DiMartino

I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+

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