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What are my rights after getting hit by an uninsured driver?

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Answered by Enjuris Editors:

I’m sorry this happened to you.

If you are hit by an uninsured driver, you have 2 options for recovering damages:

  1. You can file a claim with your own insurance company (assuming you purchased the optional uninsured motorist (UM) coverage), or
  2. You can file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver.

You can learn more about what to do when you’re involved in an accident with an uninsured driver in Florida here. If you’re ready to talk to an attorney, you can find one using our free online directory.

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