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Accidents Involving Uninsured or Underinsured Motorists
Take A Deep Breath And Count To Ten

Being involved in a car accident is bad enough, but finding out that you’ve just been hit by an uninsured or underinsured motorist can knock the wind out of you. Take heart — the situation is a bit more complicated than a normal fender bender, but all is not lost.

Fortunately, the state of Oregon requires that auto insurance policies carry uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. So, you’re all taken care of, right?

Maybe. Your insurance company is a for-profit organization, so they want to pay out as little as possible. In other words, if you accept their first offer, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll be left holding a sizable chunk of the bill for an accident that wasn’t your fault. Salem, Oregon Attorney Lance D. Youd can help you obtain fair and just compensation if you’ve been injured in a car accident by an uninsured or underinsured driver.


If you’ve been injured in an accident involving an uninsured or underinsured motorist, attorney Lance D. Youd has the experience you need to negotiate a fair and just settlement or take the case to trial. Mr. Youd helps his clients in Salem, Portland, and the Willamette Valley area get full and fair compensation for their injuries.

Attorney Lance D. Youd has helped his clients in Salem, Portland, and the Willamette Valley area get full and fair compensation for their injuries. He works hard to make the process as smooth and seamless as possible. All personal injury cases are taken on a contingency basis — this means that Mr. Youd is paid only when he successfully negotiates a monetary settlement or wins a judgement on your behalf.

Uninsured and underinsure motorists

  • Approximately 10% of Oregon drivers are uninsured
  • Oregon auto insurance policies are required to carry uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage
  • In a hit-and-run accident, the other motorist is legally considered an uninsured motorist

I don’t usually participate in reviews however, my experience with Mr. Youd was incentive enough to do so and I thought perhaps it might help someone who may be hesitant or intimidated to meet with an attorney. Mr. Youd’s knowledge of the law and his experience were evident right away but it was his genuine concern for my situation that put him in a category of his own. He was able to counsel me swiftly and concisely with excellent advice and tremendous foresight. Kudos and thank you!”

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