Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

Dealing with an incident with an uninsured driver

February 8, 2018

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

Being involved in a car crash is stressful enough, without the added inconvenience of being involved in one with an uninsured driver. Usually, being insured is a legal requirement in a state; however, there are many drivers that choose to ignore this and run the risk of driving uninsured. If caught in Illinois, an uninsured […]

Getting compensated from an accident with an uninsured motorist

January 1, 2018

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

What happens if you are injured in an accident that was caused by a negligent driver who is uninsured? This may sound like a worst-case scenario, but despite the fact that it is illegal to drive a vehicle without auto insurance, Illinois has many uninsured drivers still on the road. In most auto accidents, the […]

What happens if I get caught driving without insurance?

October 11, 2017

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

In an ideal world, you should never own a car without having the adequate insurance to protect it and yourself. Even if you are not actively driving the car, theoretically it could become damaged when parked on your drive or sidewalk. Many Americans depend on their car to get them to work every day, drive […]

Car accidents involving an uninsured driver

August 17, 2017

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

Car accidents can be stressful and scary enough without the complications of dealing with being underinsured or uninsured. This situation can become very complex and lead to a more time-consuming and expensive process, even if the car accident is a minor one. This blog will offer a brief overview into how Underinsured Motorist Property Damage […]

What options are available if an uninsured driver hit my car?

June 20, 2017

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

Unfortunately, car accidents happen all too often in Illinois. It is often a comfort to know that auto insurance is there to help you recoup your losses and aid in your recovery if injured. However, sometimes the person who caused the crash does not have insurance coverage. As you might imagine, squeezing blood from a […]

Your options after an uninsured/underinsured motorist accident

May 24, 2017

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

You already know this, but it always bears repeating: Car accidents are costly in several ways. First, there is the property damage your car has suffered. Second, there are the medical expenses if you were injured. Third, there is the loss of income if you have missed work because of your injuries. These are just […]

What does uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage mean?

March 14, 2017

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

Unless you are an insurance expert or a lawyer, uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is nothing short of confusing. Many residents of Peoria think these insurance terms apply to themselves. For example, say a man was hit by a truck and hears an insurance adjuster talking about uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. He might think the person […]

When the other driver in an auto accident is underinsured

February 1, 2017

Uninsured/underinsured Motorist Accidents

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident causes many problems for all parties. As such, most people are willing to follow the laws that govern safe driving. Unfortunately, there are still some motorists sharing our Illinois roads that engage in negligent behaviors. As we all know, this can lead to an auto accident. In a […]