Underinsured Driver and Recovering Compensation from an Accident!

In cases involving serious head, burn, or spinal cord injuries, the insurance policy limits of the driver that hit you may not be enough to cover the costs of your injuries. If you have uninsured / underinsured motorist coverage, you can file a claim with your own insurer to cover the rest of your losses up to your policy limits. Additionally, depending on the specifics of your case, you may be able to sue the underinsured driver that hit you if he or she has additional sources of insurance (such as an umbrella policy or homeowner’s policy).
Dealing with Your Insurer when filing an Uninsured / Underinsured Claim

If an underinsured driver hit you, his or her insurer may offer you a one-time settlement to quickly resolve your injury case. Before you accept the offer, however, it’s important to discuss the matter with your own insurer. In some cases, your insurer may offer to pay your claim in order to seek additional damages against the other driver’s insurer through subrogation.

Since insurance companies are interested reducing the amount of money they payout in claims, you may encounter difficulties with your own insurer. For example, if it can be shown that you were partially at fault in the accident, the amount of compensation you are eligible to receive will be reduced by the percentage of your fault: if you suffered $100,000 in losses but are deemed 50% at fault, the most you could recover would be $50,000. For this reason, it’s important to consult an attorney who can protect your rights and ensure your insurer doesn’t engage in bad faith insurance practices.

Weber & Nierenberg – San Francisco Uninsured / Underinsured Attorneys

Dealing with hospital bills, property damage, and lost wages after being hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver can be stressful and frustrating. Hiring a personal injury attorney to protect and assert your rights and interests can reduce your anxiety and ensure your insurer doesn’t try to take advantage of you. To learn how our personal injury lawyers can help you, email San Francisco car accident attorneys or call 1-866-288-6010
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25-Year Old Woman Pedestrian Dies When Struck by Hit & Run Vehicle in Crosswalk on Bailey Road in Baypoint, CA, 2/7/15

A 25-year old woman was a pedestrian walking in the crosswalk at Canal Drive and Bailey Road in Baypoint, California, on the evening of Saturday, February 7, 2015 when she was struck and killed by a car which fled the scene.

Our firm has successfully handled pedestrian wrongful death cases, and have obtained compensation for the victims or their families from the responsible parties.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are also well-experienced in pedestrian accidents, as well as automobile, truck and bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, falls, and other accidents including those involving serious injuries or wrongful death, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding injuries or wrongful death from a pedestrian, auto, bicycle, motorcycle, bus accident, fall or other type of personal injury or wrongful death, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Injuries Suffered in Auto Collision on Northgate & 27th St., Oakland, CA, on 8/22/14

On Friday afternoon, August 22, 2014, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a collision between a Pontiac Grand Am and a Buick SUV occurred at the intersection of Northgate Avenue and 27th Street in Oakland.

The injured victims of this collision have a right to seek compensation from the responsible parties. Our firm has successfully handled many auto collision cases.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in automobile accidents and other types of injury claims, including those involving wrongful death, pedestrians, motorcycle, bicycle, bus, and truck accident cases. We will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding a wrongful death from a pedestrian, auto, bicycle, motorcycle, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Two Women Killed in Hit&Run Collision on N. First, San Jose, CA on 9/2/13

On Monday, September 2, 2013, a Mercedes Benz struck a Toyota Yaris near the intersection of North First Street and Skyport Drive in San Jose, CA. The unidentified driver of the Mercedes ran away from the scene. The driver of the Yaris and a passenger both suffered fatal injuries. Police are investigating this as a Hit-and-Run.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in motor vehicle accidents, including those involving wrongful death, as well as motorcycle, bus, truck, pedestrian and bicycle accident cases, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding a pedestrian accident or auto, motorcycle, bicycle, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Pedestrian Killed After Exiting Car on Freeway in I-780 in Benicia on 4/1/13

A 4-car chain-reaction collision resulted in the death of one motorist who had exited his vehicle after the collision and was then struck by another vehicle, which fled the scene.

Police are investigating.

The personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in auto, motorcycle and bicycle accident cases, including those involving hit-and-run drivers, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding an auto accident, motorcycle accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Hit-and-Run Bike Accidents

Legal Information Regarding Your Rights and Options Following Bike Accidents

Hit-and-Run Bike Accidents

When two cars collide, legal follow-up steps are simple: Insurance information is exchange and claims are filed. When a bicyclist is struck by car, though, legal steps are less clear. Whose insurance company is responsible for damage? Which types of insurance apply? And what can you do if the automobile driver leaves the scene?

The San Francisco law firm of Weber of Weber & Nierenberg can quickly and effectively handle the full legalities of your hit and run bike accident case or other type of bike accident. Attorney Joseph S. Nierenberg have handled hundreds of accident claims and have accomplished a track record that includes countless six- and seven-figure settlements and verdicts.

One common challenge in bike accidents is a driver who leaves the scene. It is difficult to resolve complex insurance issues, especially when you are recovering from a serious injury.

We have a broad and comprehensive understanding of insurance policies as they relate to bicycle hit-and-run accidents. Even if the vehicle driver fled the scene, we can work aggressively to identify avenues of financial recovery for your loss, including health insurance policies and automobile policies.

Whichever insurer is responsible for your injuries, it will have a vested interest in minimizing its exposure to costs, and claim denials are common. Once we identify the responsible insurer(s), we can build a strongest-possible claim and work to recover your full and fair compensation.

For more information regarding a hit-and-run bike accident or any other type of accident, email us or call 1-866-288-6010.

 
 
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