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Defending You After a Hit and Run Incident

The moment you are involved in a car accident, a number of thoughts run through your mind – who is at fault? Is anyone injured? Who do you call? In a moment of panic, some drivers drive away from scene, which can result in a hit-and-run charge. Penalties for a hit-and-run can often be much harsher than anticipated, which is why it’s important to retain the aggressive representation you need to protect your future.

At the Law Offices of William D. Thompson, we understand how invaluable a strong defense can be in this time of need. Our founding Scranton criminal defense attorney was named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by National Trial Lawyers for two consecutive years and is a recipient of a 10 Best Award for Client Satisfaction by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Our firm represents clients throughout Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming, and Pike Counties. Start building your defense today by calling (570) 666-1068.

Penalties For a Hit-And-Run Charge

After being involved in a car accident, you are obligated to required to stay at the scene under Pennsylvania’s “Duty to Stop.” Under the “Duty to Stop" law, you must exchange the necessary information with everyone else involved. If the accident resulted in injury, you must call for medical attention.

If convicted, penalties for a hit-and-run charge can include:

  • If the accident resulted in property damage: One year in prison and $2,500 in fines
  • If the accident resulted in injury: Up to 7 years in prison and a minimum of $1,000 in fines
  • If the accident resulted in death: Up to 7 years in prison and a minimum of $2,500 in fines

Secure the Defense You Need Today

In this time of crisis, experience and skill matters. When you come to the Law Offices of William D. Thompson, you can rest assure that our Scranton traffic ticket lawyer is personally invested in your case. You’re never just another case number to us – we get to know your case, your story, and your goals.

Let us protect your rights and defend your future. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation. Se habla español.

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