Uninsured Motorist Claim Award of $568,000

Recently a jury awarded a woman who was involved in an accident with an uninsured driver a total of $568,000.00. The woman's vehicle was struck in the rear by an uninsured driver on Military Trail in West Palm Beach. The woman carried uninsured motorist coverage on her automobile insurance policy, but according to the article, her own insurer refused to tender the policy limits and instead made a settlement offer her attorney referred to as "exceedingly low." The woman refused to accept the low settlement offer and filed a lawsuit against her insurance company. She recovered far more.

This story supports one of the most important beliefs of Florida accident litigation. Insurance companies will do whatever is necessary to pay as little as possible or avoid paying a claim from a serious accident. The insurer will find any reason to deny their claims, despite the fact that the insured has faithfully paid their premiums and carry the coverage.

If you were hit by an uninsured, underinsured or hit-and-run driver in Palm Beach, Broward or Miami-Dade county call the auto accident attorneys of Weinstein & Scharf in Coral Springs at (866) 599-5529.
The law offices of Weinstein & Scharf also handle pedestrian accidents, truck accidents, and motorcycle accidents in cities such as Lake Worth, Lantana, Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach, Margate, Pompano Beach and Fort Lauderdale. The Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyers and attorneys take pride in serving citizens throughout Broward and Palm Beach Counties.