Your Questions, Answered: UIM / UM Claims
Your Questions, Answered: UIM / UM Claims

At Walter Clark Legal Group, we work with clients on a daily basis who bring a variety of important questions to us. In many situations, the answers to these questions could have a significant financial impact on their own well-being. With that in mind, we’ve started a new series of blog posts in which we will answer some of the most popular questions we are asked.

Question:

Does My Automobile Insurance Premium Go Up If I Open A UIM / UM Claim With My Insurance?

Answer:

If you’re not the cause of the accident, simply claiming compensation for damage caused by another is your right under the policy.  In order to qualify though, be sure to report the accident to law enforcement so you can provide that report to the insurance carrier. This rule helps prevent fraud.

Terms to Remember:

UIM: Under-insured motorist

UM: Uninsured motorist

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Our firm of Coachella Valley car accident lawyers in Cathedral City has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 536-8017 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

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DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

 

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