uninsured motorist coverage

noun
un·​in·​sured mo·​tor·​ist coverage | \ ˌən-in-ˈshu̇rd-ˈmō-tə-rist- \

Legal Definition of uninsured motorist coverage

: insurance coverage that compensates the insured or another protected person (as a passenger) for damages caused by another motorist without any insurance

called also uninsured motorist insurance

— see also underinsurance

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“Uninsured motorist coverage.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/uninsured%20motorist%20coverage. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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