Uninsured/Underinsured DriveR Attorneys

Helping Those Impacted By Uninsured Drivers Across Connecticut

When you’re on the road, you expect that other motorists have insurance that keeps both them and you protected in the event of an accident. Unfortunately, some motorists don’t follow the law and drive without insurance, and others have insurance but not enough coverage to pay for the full cost of your injury. If you’re in that situation, you absolutely need an experienced Connecticut auto accident attorney to represent you.

At D’Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC, we’ve been practicing law in Connecticut for decades. We understand the state’s unique laws concerning uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, and we have a long track record of results for victims in situations like yours.


An uninsured motorist is someone who drives without valid liability insurance for their automobile (which is against the law in Connecticut). In addition, a motorist who can’t be identified—for example, a hit-and-run driver who is never found—is considered uninsured by default. An underinsured motorist is someone who has liability insurance, but the amount of their available liability coverage is inadequate to fully compensate you for your injuries.

When an uninsured or underinsured driver causes an accident that leads to serious or fatal injuries, the consequences can be financially catastrophic. That’s why the State of Connecticut requires all drivers to carry uninsured and underinsured motorist protection. This is a type of insurance coverage on your own policy that stands in for the responsible party’s coverage if it is unavailable or inadequate.


If you’ve been hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver, it’s absolutely vital that you speak with an experienced auto accident attorney immediately. We know how to analyze your insurance policy for uninsured/underinsured motorist protection and investigate further to find any other available coverage. Our goal is to navigate the insurance and help you get the full compensation you need and deserve.

When you contact us, we listen to you, answer your questions and explain your legal options. We’ll deal with the insurance companies on your behalf to protect your interests so you don’t have to and you can focus on healing. In many cases because of our thorough investigation, preparation and reputation, we can reach a fair settlement out of court, but we’re always prepared to take them to trial. We relentlessly advocate for victims of uninsured and underinsured motorist accidents because we understand it’s not just a case; it’s your life.

Remember it’s critical that you speak with an attorney first before you say anything to the insurance company. Contact D’Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC today to speak with an experienced Connecticut car accident lawyer about your uninsured or underinsured motorist claim.

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If you or someone you love has suffered an injury or illness, you need to take immediate action so we can start our investigation. It’s not just a legal matter; it’s about helping you rebuild your life.

We have a proven track record of success. Other lawyers refer their cases to us because we have the experience and resources to resolve these complex matters.

It’s important that you contact us right away, before evidence disappears and critical legal deadlines expire. Our office is centrally located in Watertown and we offer legal counsel to victims and their families throughout Connecticut. Contact us online or by phone to schedule a free consultation.