What Should You Do After A Car Accident?

Jacksonville Uninsured Motorist Lawyer

You may mistakenly assume that, because you have automobile insurance, you do not have to worry if an accident occurs, and your insurance company will cover all of your damages and you will be taken care of. Unfortunately, the story does not often go so smoothly; insurance companies rarely pay their own claims. If another driver is at fault for the accident, your own insurance company does not actually send you compensation. The insurance company of the person at fault ends up bearing the financial burden for the accident.

When the Other Driver Has No Insurance

However, if the other driver does not have an insurance policy, or lacks sufficient insurance coverage to pay the full damages from the accident, the situation can get extremely complicated. Such an accident is referred to as either an uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist accident.

If you have uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage on your insurance policy, then your own insurance company will pay for the damages in the event that you are in an accident with an uninsured motorist. Having this type of coverage will avert the majority of problems that could arise from dealing with an uninsured motorist accident.

And yet, if you don’t have this type of coverage and you are involved in an accident, what kind of recourse do you have? The best course of action is to contact an experienced Jacksonville car accident lawyer, because regardless of whether or not a driver has insurance, they are still legally responsible for any injuries that result from an accident they caused. An effective lawyer can aid you in receiving that compensation.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one has been involved in an uninsured motorist accident, contact Jacksonville car accident lawyer Don Guthrie today at 904-296-1088 and we will evaluate your case.

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