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Hollywood Uninsured Motorist Accident

In Florida, car owners are required by law to have car insurance in order to protect themselves and others in the event of a car accident. However, many car owners and drivers decide not to pay their insurance or allow their insurance to lapse, often because of the high cost of premiums. Unfortunately, if you are in a car accident in Hollywood or another Florida community with a driver who is not insured, it can be harder to get insurance money for your claim.

If you have been injured in a traffic collision in Hollywood or another South Florida community involving an uninsured or underinsured motorist, contact the Flaxman Law Group for a free case evaluation. The Flaxman Law Group can negotiate with your insurance company to see whether you can get fair compensation and can help alert you to other legal options you may have in order to get compensation for your injuries.

Why Drivers Decide Not to Get Insurance

Deciding not to get car insurance can be a very selfish act. Motorists who do so risk not being able to pay injured motorists and passengers in the event of an accident. In some cases, drivers who are uninsured are worried about having criminal charges pressed against them, so they will leave the scene of an accident, adding hit-and-run charges in Hollywood to their list of offenses. In some cases, drivers have poor credit and don’t want to pay the high costs of premiums. They would rather risk not being able to help someone who is injured in a traffic accident.

Getting Help After a Car Crash in Hollywood or Your Community

If you have been injured in a car or truck accident in Hollywood or another Florida community, you're probably depending on insurance money in order to pay for lost income, medical costs, car repairs, transportation costs, and other expenses related to your injuries. Depending on the severity of the crash, these injuries could end up costing tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. If your injuries are permanent, you could face millions of dollars in medical expenses, lost income, and other expenses.

If the other driver is uninsured, you may have a hard time recovering this money. Even if you have uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage on your own car insurance plan, in the event of a permanent or serious injury or wrongful death case in Hollywood or your community, it is unlikely that you will be able to recover all the costs of your injuries without working with a personal injury attorney. A personal injury attorney in Hollywood or your community can negotiate with your insurance carriers and can pursue all possible avenues of compensation so that you have a better chance of securing fair compensation.

If you have been involved in a car accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, don't delay. Contact the Flaxman Law Group today to get legal advice and to start protecting your rights. Your case may be worth more than you realize and getting legal advice now can help protect you and your family's future. Your initial consultation with the Flaxman Law Group comes with no charge and no obligation.