That was back in April. Witnesses were able to report to police that the suspect was a white male driving a beige sedan.  The hit and run driver is still unknown and at large.  For Moorer, the past few months have been a nightmare. She suffered fractures in her right wrist and left ankle. Because she has suffered bone fractures on both sides of her body, she finds it hard to perform even routine tasks. Her two teenage daughters are being looked after by Moorer's mother, who has taken the girls back with her to Ohio. Moorer continues to stay in a hotel, unable to pay for rent, her medical bills piling up with little hope of returning to work anytime soon.  Doctors believe that she will likely need more surgery and therapy before she can properly recover. Until she does, Moorer is dependent on any help that comes her way.

It's been a difficult situation for this mother.  Unfortunately, as a Fayette County and Peachtree City car accident lawyer, I see this all the time when there is no insurance or the case involves a hit and run driver.  That is one of the primary reasons I stress to my clients that they get the maximum amount of uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM) coverage available to them.  Victims of accidents find that their lives have been turned upside down in just a matter of seconds. When injuries are serious, they may need to spend weeks and months in the hospital. Even when injuries are not life threatening, victims still have substantial medical expenses. They are unable to return to work and the bills don't stop coming in after an accident.  Victims of serious injury usually are in need of intensive support and therapy in an attempt to put their life back together.

Unfortunately, it often takes personal experience in an accident to understand what these victims and families go through.
Jason R. Schultz
Helping Georgia area residents with car accident, medical malpractice, and personal injury claims since 1991.
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