Category: Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Underinsured Motorist Causes Injury. Now What?

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: February 10, 2013

Time and again people are severely injured in a car accident and the at-fault party has insurance but not enough insurance to compensate the victim. Well, if you’re the victim and have Uninsured Motorist Coverage in California then it becomes Underinsured Motorist Coverage. The legality and logistics of Underinsured Motorist Coverage can be quite tricky so you will want to consult a California Personal Injury lawyer in this regard. Basically, your car insurance provider “steps into the shoes” of the at-fault driver and, without increasing your premiums, affords you more coverage. Peggy Gets Rear-ended – Real Life Example My client, Peggy (not her real name), was minding her own business at a stop light when… Read More

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