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Lawyer Up If You Were Injured by an Uninsured Driver in Wisconsin

What to do after a car accident with a driver with no Insurance

After a car accident, you must get everything squared away as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, if the other person involved in the auto accident has no insurance, the resolution process gets complicated. Consistently listed in the top ten of Wisconsin lawyers for client satisfaction, Steve Caya can advise you on the best course of action after your car accident so you can focus on healing.

Can you sue an uninsured driver?

If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by a driver without insurance, you may be able to sue the other driver. Your best chance of winning a car accident lawsuit against an uninsured driver – and identifying all possible sources of liability and avenues for compensation – is by getting in touch with an experienced injury attorney.

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Average WI car accident settlement with uninsured drivers

"Average" settlement amounts don't exist when it comes to recovering damages for injuries from uninsured drivers. The size of your settlement or verdict depends on far too many factors to consider an average. If the uninsured driver is well off financially or there are other entities liable for your injuries, you stand a better chance of getting more compensation. The largest factor in determining how much you receive is the quality of your legal representation.

A settlement mill law firm's goal is just to run you through the process and get you to settle ASAP so they can get their check ASAP. Steve Caya's only goal is to help you get every penny you deserve for your pain and suffering. Steve has won many six and seven-figure settlements for his clients. Every case is handled on a no-win, no-fee basis, so you don't owe us anything unless you get compensation. Contact us today and we'll help determine the strength of your case. Want to meet in person but can't make it to our office in Janesville? We'll happily come to you anywhere in Wisconsin to discuss your case.

Example uninsured motorist settlement: $500,000 recovery for foot injuries caused by an uninsured driver

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Crucial steps you must take after being in an accident with an uninsured driver:

  1. Exchange contact information with the uninsured driver
  2. Report the accident to the Wisconsin DMV and fill out the following forms (visit the official website of the DOT for documents):
    • Evaluation of motor vehicle damage
    • Evaluation of property damage
    • Evaluation of personal injury
  3. Contact Steve Caya and get legal representation. Understanding the details of who’s insured and for how much – and getting one of Wisconsin’s best personal injury lawyers on your side – is key to maximizing compensation for your injuries.

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Consulting with a lawyer experienced in car accidents involving uninsured or under-insured drivers simplifies the process and ensures your injuries and damages are properly evaluated. For every injury from neck pain to whiplash to spine injuries, Steve can help find all the sources of liability and get you the most compensation for your injury. Contact Janesville’s best personal injury attorney, Steve Caya, for a free consultation to determine your next steps after you've decided to file your car accident lawsuit.

Compensation for damages with uninsured motorist coverage

The state of Wisconsin requires that all car insurance policies include uninsured motorist coverage (UM) of at least $25,000 per person, $50,000 per accident for bodily injuries and $10,000 for property damages. If you're injured in a car accident with an uninsured driver, your own insurance policy will compensate you for injuries and damages up to the amount specified in your policy. This type of coverage can also help in the event you are hit by a hit-and-run driver.

While not required by Wisconsin law, underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) can help protect you if their insurance policy is not enough to cover your injuries. UIM insurance has increased minimum limits of $50,000 per person and $100,000 per accident. This coverage can come to your aid when the cost of your injuries exceeds the at-fault driver's insurance policy's limits.

If your uninsured motorist policy or underinsured motorist policy can't fully compensate you for your injuries, you may want to consider a lawsuit. Steve Caya has helped many people injured in car accidents through this process and knows just where to look to get you help. By reconstructing the accident, employing top-notch experts and following every lead, he can uncover other potential sources of liability. With an experienced personal injury lawyer at your side, the amount of liability you're assigned in a car accident can be decreased substantially, increasing the amount of compensation you can receive for damages. Contact us for a free case consultation.

 

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Contact Steve Caya when you’re hurt by a driver with no insurance and aren’t sure what to do next.