When you drive a car, or other motor vehicles, in Florida, you are legally required to have adequate insurance in place to cover any damages inflicted should you be responsible for causing an accident. Despite this, all too many Miami drivers continue to use the roads with inadequate insurance, or none at all, potentially posing a problem when you are injured in a traffic accident they have caused. With the assistance of a knowledgeable and experienced Miami uninsured/underinsured motorist accident attorney from Dante Law Firm, you could recover the compensation you are entitled to, regardless of the responsible motorist’s disregard for auto insurance.
You may be aware that a large number of Miami motorists do not hold the level of auto insurance they should, but did you know that Florida ranks #5 in the United States in terms of uninsured or underinsured drivers? Overall, across America, 18% of drivers fall into this category but, in Florida, 23% of motorists are not adequately insured. Unfortunately, this also means that law-abiding drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians in Miami are more likely to be involved in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist.
Driving without sufficient auto insurance in Florida carries stiff penalties, including:
Where an accident results in serious injury or fatality, more serious consequences may also apply.
With this in mind, why do so many Florida drivers continue to take the wheel without adequate insurance? The reasons encountered by our Miami uninsured/underinsured motorist accident attorneys include:
While you may well have uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage on your own auto insurance policy, you will still require legal guidance and support from a Miami attorney to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome from your case.
If you have been involved in a Miami uninsured/underinsured motorist accident, you should not be left to deal with all of the associated expenses due to their failure or refusal to comply with the law. Instead, you should seek legal representation from an experienced Miami attorney, who will work tirelessly to ensure you recover the compensation you deserve, regarding injuries, property damage, medical expenses and more.