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Blogs from March, 2017

No Penalty for Making an Uninsured Motorist Coverage Claim


When purchasing liability insurance, you also have the option of purchasing “uninsured/underinsured” motorist coverage. This insurance provides you with insurance coverage in the event you are in an accident with a driver that either (1) has no insurance or (2) has an insufficient amount of insurance to cover your injuries.

I am commonly confronted with concern from my clients that they will be penalized by their own insurance company for making an uninsured/underinsured claim on their own policy, i.e., raised premium or being dropped from coverage. Rest assured however, your insurance company is prohibited from penalizing you simply for making an uninsured/underinsured motorist claim.

So, please never hesitate to make this claim.

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As a personal injury firm, we handle accident claims day in and day out. Our team knows how to fight for you and can help with any questions you may have during the claims process. You can count on us to be there for you when you need us most. If you have questions regarding your case, call 504-486-9999 anytime for a free consultation.

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