Car Accidents With an Uninsured Driver

A significant number of accidents involve uninsured or underinsured drivers. It's important to protect yourself and your family by buying more than the minimum amount of UM/UIM coverage. If you are injured in an accident involving a driver who is uninsured or underinsured, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible to protect your right to full compensation.

The lawyers at Steinberg Goodman & Kalish have decades of experience helping auto accident victims in Chicago and throughout Illinois obtain the maximum compensation they deserve both from the at-fault driver and from their own UM/UIM coverage.

Were you injured by an uninsured or underinsured driver? Contact Steinberg Goodman & Kalish to schedule a free consultation.

The Least Expensive Insurance You Can Buy

Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is a good value in Illinois, and all drivers are required by law to carry it. However, you can only carry UM/UIM coverage equal to your liability coverage. In other words, if you carry the minimum liability coverage of $20,000, you can only buy $20,000 in UM/UIM coverage. If you are injured in an accident by a driver who is uninsured, $20,000 will not go far in paying damages such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

One reason to buy an increased amount of liability coverage is to enable you to carry more UM/UIM coverage. For example, if you carry $100,000 in liability coverage, then you can buy $100,000 in UM/UIM coverage at an affordable price.

Do I Need an Attorney's Help to File an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Claim?

Even though you are filing a claim against your own insurance company, you still need an attorney's help to prove damages and obtain maximum compensation. A lawyer can also help you avoid mistakes that would result in your claim being denied.

Contact Our Chicago Uninsured and Underinsured Driver Accident Lawyers

If you have questions regarding a car accident involving an uninsured or underinsured driver, schedule a free consultation with an expert accident attorney at Steinberg Goodman & Kalish. We will examine your situation and provide an honest case evaluation. Call us at 888-325-7299 or contact us by completing our online form.