As a safe driver, obeying street signs, speed limits, and always using your turn signals is routine. And if you’re ever involved in an accident, your insurance policy typically keeps you protected.
Unfortunately, some drivers on the road don’t share the same safety precautions as you. And if you’re involved in an accident with a motorist who doesn’t have the right coverage, you may have to take care of any medical payments, damages, or other expenses with money from your own pocket.
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage can give you the assurance that your medical expenses will be covered. In cases where the at-fault driver does not have liability insurance, Uninsured Motorist Coverage may cover expenses caused by the a covered accident.
There are two distinct kinds of coverage included in an Uninsured Motorist Coverage Policy:
Underinsured Motorist Coverage may cover damage related to an accident where the other driver’s insurance policy limits were not enough to cover the full cost of damages. Like Uninsured Motorist Coverage, this coverage includes both bodily injury and property damage.
Since Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage is a separate purchase from your typical Auto Insurance policy, it’s important to contact Charles C. Brunson Agency to find out how you can be prepared for any situation on the road.
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