Uninsured Motorists Coverage in Illinois

Dedicated personal injury attorneys helping clients in and around Libertyville, Arlington Heights, Wheaton, Itasca, and Chicago obtain monetary compensation for accidents.

In the majority of accidents, involved parties often describe the accident as a frightening experience that is filled with pain and anxiety. It is also described as a stressful encounter because the accident itself is over within minutes, but the parties are left to deal with the aftermath of the accident in the days, weeks, and months following the accident. There are a variety of setbacks that can occur that may add to the victims’ stress level. However, The feeling of desperation quickly sets in when victims find out they will not be recovering any monetary compensation from the at-fault party because they did not maintain car insurance. If you or your loved one has been injured by a motorist who was uninsured at the time of the accident, our attorneys at Newland & Newland, LLP want to help you. For a risk free consultation, contact us today.

Newland & Newland, LLP: Helping You Determine Your Options in Uninsured Motorists Cases

When we meet with someone who has been injured in an accident with an uninsured motorist, our attorneys will assess the ways in which he or she can obtain financial recovery. Some of these tactics include:

Filing a Claim Against Your Insurance Policy

In Illinois, everyone is required to maintain uninsured motorists coverage with their insurance policy. This protect you and your loved ones by providing you with an option to file a claim against your own insurance to obtain compensation. Uninsured motorists coverage covers bodily injury and is intended to reimburse you or others insured under your policy the damages you would be entitled to collect if you another motorist is responsible for the accident but is uninsured. The minimum amount of uninsured motorists coverage one must maintain is $20,000 per person with a maximum payout of $40,000 per accident.

Suing the At-Fault Party

Being denied the payout from an insurance company because a party is uninsured due to a lapse in payment or otherwise does not mean that you are not entitled to compensation. In some cases, a victim of an accident must file a suit against the responsible party personally to obtain compensation for damages. While additional research is critical to ensure that the individual is in a position to pay an award, our attorneys have assisted hundreds of clients who were in the situation similar to that of you and your loved one. Now our attorneys want to help you so that you, too, can obtain the compensation you deserve.

Contact Newland & Newland, LLP

Newland & Newland, LLP can assist you or your loved one with filing and obtaining monetary relief for a personal injury claim in the state of Illinois. Our attorneys know how to effectively litigate personal injury actions. For a no-risk initial consultation, contact us today to schedule an appointment in one of our offices located in Arlington Heights, Chicago, Libertyville, and Fox River Grove.

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