Underinsured Motorist Insurance for NC Traffic Collision injuries
On Behalf of O’Malley Tunstall PLLC | Dec 15, 2013 | Car Accidents, Civil Trial, Legally Speaking, Personal Injury
Underinsured Motorist Insurance for NC Traffic Collision injuries may provide coverage above the North Carolina minimum limits. In North Carolina the minimum insurance limit to drive is thirty thousand dollars per person. If you have significant injuries or medical expenses that exceed one emergency room visit you may discover that if the defendant has minimum NC automobile insurance limits there may not be enough insurance available to compensate for your damages. Underinsured Motorist Insurance Underinsured Motorist Insurance is insurance above the minimum limits which pays for your compensatory damages when the defendant does not have enough insurance. Underinsured Motorist Insurance can provide coverage in an amount between $50,000.00 and $1 million. It is cheaper than liability insurance. You can arbitrate an underinsured motorist claim in NC. Arbitration is an expedited type of trial to three attorneys rather than a jury. It is typically cheaper, quicker and more reliable than some jury verdicts. Finally, as resolving claims with your underinsured motorist carrier is your insurance, there is a first party duty of good faith, which requires your carrier to treat you correctly. If you have a significant claim that may result in a claim above the defendant’s limits, call us to discuss what we can do to assist with your claim. Contact us to discuss your insurance coverage before your involved in an automobile collision or what we can do to assist with your case.