The number of uninsured motorists (UM) on the road is steadily growing, leaving you at risk if you are in accident. Some people are unsure if they need uninsured motorist coverage in Virginia because they do not know the benefits. 

There are 3 factors you should consider when deciding whether UM in Virginia is right for you. 


  • Coverage for UM in Virginia often covers things that your traditional health insurance does not, things like lost wages and pain and suffering will be taken care of with this type of policy.
  • If you are hit by a driver without auto insurance you could be stuck footing the bill for your medical needs and other expenses. Uninsured motorist coverage in Virginia can help you avoid this.
  • Even if the driver who caused an accident is insured their policy might not be enough to cover all of your costs. UM in Virginia can help you in this situation as well. 

Uninsured motorist coverage in Virginia is a good way to protect yourself after an accident with an uninsured motorist, which is highly likely as many people on the road do not carry insurance for their cars, despite it being illegal. If you were injured in an accident with an uninsured motorist a Virginia accident attorney may be able to help you collect the compensation you deserve. 

Contacting a Virginia Car Accident Attorney

If you are the victim of someone else’s negligence or carelessness, whether in a traffic accident or some other type of accident, you have certain rights guaranteed by law. The injury and wrongful death lawyers at Dulaney, Lauer & Thomas are available to help those who have been involved in a Northern Virginia auto accident. Call 540-636-7100 to speak with an experienced Front Royal attorney today.

Andrew Thomas
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Civil litigation attorney in Virginia and is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
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