NEW JERSEY CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS: UNDERINSURED AND UNINSURED MOTORISTS

New Jersey car insurance is essential to protecting you and your loved ones in the event of a car accident. Insurance policies can cover damage to your vehicle, individual medical injuries to you and your passengers and even damages to the other vehicles and individuals involved in the accident, if you are determined to be at fault. Having sufficient coverage protects you from personal liability, which in some cases can be extreme. But what happens if you or someone you are involved in an accident with are uninsured or underinsured? In this situation, it is wise to consult with an experienced New Jersey car accident lawyer to ensure that your rights are protected and any damages or injuries are covered.

New Jersey drivers are legally required to carry insurance policies with coverage minimums of $15,000 per person, $30,000 per accident and $5,000 in property damages. New Jersey drivers without this coverage can be fined $300 or more, have their license suspended for one year and be required to serve up to 1,000 community service hours. When a driver in New Jersey is involved in a collision and the person at fault is underinsured, the victim can file a claim with their own insurance company. That broker will cover their client’s damages and attempt to collect money from the party responsible for the accident.

When drivers are involved in a car accident where the party at fault has no insurance coverage, the victim may have to file a claim in court. It is imperative that all car accidents be reported to your insurance company immediately following an accident, whether you were at fault or not. In some cases, strict filing deadlines can apply and can negate coverage when these deadlines are missed. Consulting with a qualified car accident lawyer can ensure that your rights are protected.

NEW JERSEY CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS AT EICHEN CRUTCHLOW ZASLOW & MCELROY REPRESENT CLIENTS INVOLVED IN CAR ACCIDENTS WITH MOTORISTS THAT ARE UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED

If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, the experienced New Jersey car accident lawyers at Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy can help. Call us at 732-777-0100 or complete our online contact form to schedule a consultation today. Our offices are conveniently located in Red Bank, Toms River, and Edison, New Jersey allowing us to serve client throughout the state.

New Jersey car insurance is essential to protecting you and your loved ones in the event of a rel=”nofollow” >car accident. Insurance policies can cover damage to your vehicle, individual medical injuries to you and your passengers and even damages to the other vehicles and individuals involved in the accident, if you are determined to be at fault. Having sufficient coverage protects you from personal liability, which in some cases can be extreme.

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