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What do I do if I am hit by an uninsured motorist?

Individuals who own vehicles in Fullerton are required to carry insurance for their vehicles. That insurance is necessary if they are involved in roadway accidents and need to provide financial help to the victims of the accidents they caused. It is also necessary to help the insurance holder when uninsured motorists hit them and leave them with expenses that must be paid.

Uninsured motorist insurance kicks in when a person is hurt by an uninsured driver. When an accident of this nature occurs a victim may contact their insurance company to file a claim for under their uninsured motorist policy. They may also do this when the driver who harms them does not carry sufficient insurance (making them an underinsured motorist) or when the victim is involved in a hit and run vehicle accident.

Victims of uninsured motorist accidents often must provide information and evidence related to their incidents. If a victim does not fulfill the requirements of filing a claim in a timely manner, or if their claim is insufficient to prove that their uninsured motorist coverage should apply, then their claim may be denied. Attorneys who work with victims of uninsured motorist accidents are excellent resources for people who require support in this specific area of personal injury law.

The denial of an uninsured motorist insurance claim can be devastating to a victim who did nothing wrong and suffered injuries as a result of another driver's negligence. Preparing a strong request for uninsured motorist insurance payouts can be an important step toward a victim getting their life back on track after an accident.

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