Unless you are injured in a car accident with a celebrity, chances are that the individual at-fault does not personally have the money to help you recover. So, financial recovery comes from the at-fault driver’s insurance. But what if they don’t have adequate insurance?
The Law Offices of Edward A. Shamis, Jr., J.D., P.C. in Slidell fights to help you financially recover damages after a car accident with an uninsured motorist.
The State of Louisiana recognizes the expense of car accident recovery and has put statutes in place to make sure that at-fault drivers cover their financial responsibility. Minimum insurance requirements for all Louisiana drivers includes:
However, a large percentage of drivers on Louisiana roadways do not carry adequate insurance coverage or any insurance coverage at all.
Car accidents involving uninsured or underinsured drivers does not have to leave you financially responsible for your recovery. You may pursue compensation through your own uninsured motorist insurance coverage.
Even though these types of accidents involve a claim against your own insurance company for uninsured motorist insurance benefits, the fight is the same. Uninsured motorist insurers often do not want to pay. Our experienced car accident lawyer fights aggressively to make sure that your claim is not undervalued so that you may collect compensation for:
Do not make the mistake of assuming that because your insurance company is paying out that they have your best interests in mind. Before taking a settlement, contact the Law Offices of Edward A. Shamis, Jr., J.D., P.C. We offer a free initial consultation and do not charge fees unless you collect compensation.