Category: Uninsured Motorists

Don’t Waive Auto Insurance: Advice from a Yakima Personal Injury Attorney

Being involved in an accident is bad. Being involved with a driver who doesn’t have any insurance–or not enough insurance–is worse. Sadly, we receive calls every week from people who have waived the only coverage that will provide any help to them when they’re involved in a collision with an uninsured/underinsured driver.  It’s hard to… Read more »

Protect Yourself in 2017: Buy an Umbrella

A little known, cost effective way of protecting your family and your assets is an umbrella insurance policy.  It works to add an extra layer of coverage should you cause a serious injury to someone who later brings a claim against you.  Some policies may also provide an extra layer of underinsured motorist coverage which protects you… Read more »

Uncovering the “Full Coverage” Scam

Almost daily, the attorneys at Abeyta Nelson Injury Law talk with a potential client who says they have “full coverage.” Often, however, the potential client is completely shocked when they discover they have a liability only policy. Full coverage is: Liability, personal injury protection, uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, collision coverage, and comprehensive coverage (or “Other than… Read more »

What to Do if You Were Uninsured at the Time of a Car Accident

If you were not insured at the time of a car accident, your legal rights will unfortunately be limited. You will have fewer options to recover for damages suffered and less protection from claims filed against you. These consequences will be more or less severe depending on your situation. There are four main scenarios for… Read more »