Uninsured Motorist Accident Lawyer
In Georgia, it is against the law to drive without liability insurance. Vehicle accidents occur by the thousands every day. Drivers must have the financial backing of an insurance company to pay for damages if they are at fault in an accident. Unfortunately, there are those who decide to drive illegally without insurance or with only the minimum liability insurance required. If you are injured in an accident by an uninsured or under-insured motorist, you need to know your options to obtain compensation for your injuries.
Liability minimum coverage for insurance runs $25,000 per person or $50,000 per vehicle accident. This is a small amount if someone is seriously injured. If a victim needs surgery or other extensive medical treatments, $25,000 will not go far. Even worse than minimum coverage is no coverage at all. If the uninsured motorist is found to be the cause of the accident and there are injuries due to careless driving, victims can pursue an injury lawsuit against them to obtain compensation for their injuries.
Using Uninsured Motorist Insurance
A lawsuit is possible to secure an award from the court for injuries caused by an uninsured motorist. But, if the driver does not have the financial means to pay the damages, it could still leave you without money to cover your injury expenses. If you have uninsured motorist coverage on your own insurance policy, this could be used to cover expenses. It also may be used if the at-fault driver has inadequate insurance coverage.
If you are injured in a vehicle accident caused by an uninsured motorist, you need to explore all your legal options. Contact Race Law Firm today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your claim. Our experienced legal team can advise you on your best chances for compensation, including filing an injury lawsuit or negotiating settlements with your insurance company.