Uninsured Motorist Claims | Scott J. Corwin

  [Beginning of Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Claims audio] [GRAPHIC: SJC LAW, Scott J Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, Personal Injury Attorneys] [GRAPHIC: SJC LAW, Scott J Corwin, Attorney At Law] Scott J. Corwin: If you’re a driver in the State of California operating a car or any other type of vehicle, you need to have uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. Statistics show that nearly a third of drivers in California don’t carry insurance. And the remaining two thirds that carry insurance, 90 percent of them are underinsured and carry the state minimum. [GRAPHIC: Photo of damaged vehicles.] You want to have protection in the event that you’re hit by somebody with not enough insurance or no insurance at all. [GRAPHIC: Photo of Hospital Emergency entrance sign] You want to have sufficient coverage to protect you in the event that you sustain a serious injury. You shouldn’t be worried about bringing a claim against your own insurance company. It’s what you pay for. [GRAPHIC: More than 20 Years Experience, Over $70,000,000 Recovered, Helping More Than 2,000 Clients] Those premium payments that you make every year for that coverage is there to protect you in the event that you get in an accident like this. [GRAPHIC: Video background of traffic on a street] [GRAPHIC: $500,000, Policy Limits Settlement, Uninsured Motorist, Rollover Auto Accident] [GRAPHIC: $330,000 Policy Limits Settlement, Underinsured Motorist, Auto Accident] You really need to have an attorney help you with this because dealing with insurance companies are difficult and complex. And even though you’re now presenting a claim with your own insurance company, they are no longer your friend. The stand in the shoes of the at fault driver. They want to minimize the payment that they make to you. [GRAPHIC: SJC LAW, Scott J Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, Personal Injury Attorneys] [End of Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Claims audio]