If you have been hurt in an accident with an a motorist who didn’t have insurance, you can often receive payment from your insurance company. Our Joliet attorneys help drivers collect compensation after an accident with an uninsured driver. If you, a loved one, or a friend have been hurt in an accident with an uninsured driver, contact our Will County law firm, Hamilton & Antonsen, Ltd., to learn how we can help you to recover benefits such as: payment of medical bills both past and future, pain and suffering compensation, and compensation for loss of normal life that you have suffered.
What is uninsured motorist coverage?
In Illinois, all motorists are required to carry motor vehicle insurance, however, the coverage required to be carried are minimal. There are other types of coverage you can (and should) purchase such as uninsured motorist benefits. Uninsured coverage protects you against a negligent defendant who is driving illegally without liability insurance.
Procedures in uninsured motorist cases
If you are involved in an accident with an uninsured negligent individual, our Joliet attorneys will make a claim for you under your own uninsured motorist coverage. What this usually entails is a binding Arbitration where our Will Count lawyers represent you by presenting evidence of your injuries, treatment, and long-term prognosis. Your insurance carrier would then have to pay any judgment rendered, up to the limits of the policy that you purchased.
Contact a knowledgeable uninsured injury lawyer
If you have been injured by a driver with no insurance, contact our Joliet office right away to for a free consultation about how you can receive compensation.