Many Wisconsin drivers only carry the minimum liability coverage of $25,000 that is required by for Wisconsin automobile insurance policies. Unfortunately, this coverage is not adequate to cover losses in most automobile injury claims. When a negligent driver injures you and has insufficient coverage this is known as an underinsured motorists claim. When this occurs, you will need to pursue your own insurance company for underinsured motorist’s coverage to compensate you for your losses and damages that exceed the coverage available from the negligent driver who caused your injury. In a case like this, you need an accomplished team of attorneys to help you receive all the compensation you are entitled to. At Bollenbeck Fyfe, S.C., we look at all the available options, including your own underinsured motorist’s insurance coverage, to help you recover money for your injuries.
In Wisconsin, it is mandatory for motorists to carry auto insurance liability coverage while driving. This is known as Wisconsin’s Financial Responsibility Law. However, although it is necessary for everyone to have insurance, the quality of each policy differs drastically. Each plan has to have a minimum liability limit of $25,000 per person, with $50,000 per accident for bodily injury and $10,000 for property damage. If a driver with this minimum plan was at fault in your accident, that policy might not be sufficient to cover all your injuries.
After an accident with an underinsured or uninsured driver, you may find yourself with outstanding losses due to the negligent party’s inadequate insurance coverage. Fortunately, your own insurance company may provide additional underinsured motorists coverage to help you with the remaining medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and disability related to your injuries. Our attorneys understand this, and we are here to help you get the compensation you deserve. Your insurance claim does not always end with the insurance policy of the negligent driver that caused your injuries there may be additional coverage available.
Accidents involving underinsured motorists can cost you more than just your health. At Bollenbeck Fyfe, S.C., we look at your situation, and analyze your current policy to obtain you the full and complete compensation. So call us today at 920.735.1711 or contact us online to schedule an appointment. We work on a contingency basis and offer free consultations on all personal injury cases. Our office is located in Appleton on College Avenue, one block east from the Appleton International Airport.