More than 16% of Colorado Drivers Are Uninsured
About 1 in every 6 motorists in Colorado – or roughly 600,000 Colorado drivers – does not have auto insurance coverage, according to the Insurance Research Council (IRC). This puts Colorado at number 9 in the nation for the most uninsured motorists.
Interestingly, being ranked at number 9 for the most uninsured motorists in the nation is actually an improvement for Colorado, as the IRC has noted that:
Regardless of why drivers in Colorado are foregoing auto insurance coverage at such high rates, the fact remains that these uninsured motorists can present a problem on the road, as:
In these situations, however, having uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) coverage can be the key to financial recovery. That’s because UM/UIM coverage can provide accident victims with compensation for their crash-related damage and losses.
While UM/UIM coverage can be indispensable following an accident caused by an uninsured motorist (or following a hit-and-run), it’s important to also understand that:
Have you been injured in an auto accident? If so, Lakewood Car Accident Lawyer James L. Finegan is here for you, ready to help you advocate your rights to justice and compensation.
Learn more about your rights and legal options during a free, no obligations case evaluation with Attorney James L. Finegan. To schedule this meeting, call (303) 980-5511 or toll free at (888) 980-5511. You can also send an email via the contact form on this page.
From offices based in Lakewood, CO, James L. Finegan, P.C. provides superior representation to clients throughout Jefferson County and the state of Colorado, including those in Denver County, Arapahoe County, Douglas County, Adams County and the Colorado Front Range region.