You probably know that, after a car or other auto accident, one of the first things you should do is exchange contact and insurance details with any other motorists who were involved. This will allow you, and your Woodland Hills attorney, to pursue compensation and damages from the responsible driver, so is a logical step to take. However, while you may have adequate insurance coverage at the time of the accident, what happens when the driver who caused the wreck is either underinsured or completely uninsured? You may be pleased to learn that, with the legal representation of an excellent Woodland Hills uninsured underinsured motorists attorney, you could still recover the full settlement you are entitled to.
The first piece of good news is that your own insurance policy may have a clause that protects you against exactly this scenario. If your policy includes a provision for uninsured or underinsured motorist cover, you may be able to recover compensation in this way. With legal representation from a Woodland Hills uninsured underinsured motorist attorney, you can have confidence in the knowledge that the settlement you receive represents the amount you truly deserve. Our extensive experience of successfully handling similar cases, and in scrutinizing insurance policy, enables us to ensure that you receive fair treatment, and the maximum compensation available to you.
Under California law, “Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist: Provides liability insurance when the party at fault does not have the state-required minimum liability coverage, or the minimum liability coverage is insufficient to cover the injuries sustained in the accident. Likewise, uninsured motorist property damage covers possible reimbursement for damages your car sustains (BI and PD)”
Fact: Even if you do not have an insurance policy with uninsured underinsured motorists cover, you may be entitled to claim under a policy held by another member of your household. Your Woodland Hills attorney can discuss this in more detail at your initial consultation if you feel it may be relevant.
When you hire a JML Law Woodland Hills uninsured or underinsured motorist attorney to handle your claim, you may be entitled to recover compensation in respect of:
Our lawyers will strive to protect your legal rights at all times and will use the full extent of our legal knowledge and expertise you ensure you are not left out of pocket due to the negligent or deliberately dangerous actions of another person or entity.
Despite auto insurance being required by law, countless drivers in Woodland Hills and beyond continue to take to the roads without adequate cover, putting responsible drivers like you at risk. According to the Insurance Information Institute, using statistics compiled between 1992 and 2015:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.