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Lance D. Youd

OregonUninsured Motorist Accident Attorney


Lance D. Youd is an experienced Oregon uninsured motorist accident lawyer. Our auto accident and personal injury firm helps injured victims get justice and the maximum compensation. If you were hurt in a crash with an uninsured or underinsured motorist, we are here to help you navigate the claims process. Call our Salem law office today for a free, no obligation consultation. 

An Overview of Insurance Requirements in Oregon

In Oregon, all motorists are required to obtain and maintain minimum mandatory automobile insurance coverage. The Oregon Department of Transportation explains that all motorists are required to have a minimum of: 

  • $25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident of bodily liability coverage;
  • $20,000 per accident of property damage liability coverage; and
  • $15,000 in Personal Insurance Protection (PIP) coverage; and
  • $25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident in uninsured motorist coverage. 

Understanding Your Options After a Crash With an Uninsured Driver

Sadly, too many drivers fail to comply with our state’s auto insurance requirements. If you are hit by an uninsured driver in Oregon, it is imperative that you are able to access financial compensation to pay your bills. An Oregon uninsured motorist accident lawyer will help you explore every potential avenue to recovering compensation, including: 

  • A claim through your own uninsured motorist policy;
  • A claim against any third parties that bear liability; and  
  • A claim directly against the at-fault driver;
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You Deserve Full Financial Compensation After an Uninsured Motorist Crash

Following a crash with an uninsured driver, it is imperative that you are able to identify every potential source of compensation. Our Oregon uninsured accident lawyer will help you determine the best option to maximize your financial recovery. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be entitled to recover compensation for: 

  • Property damage (vehicle repairs); 
  • Emergency medical treatment;
  • Hospital bills and medical expenses;
  • Lost wages & loss of earning power;
  • Pain and suffering;
  • Physical disfigurement; 
  • Long-term disability; and
  • Wrongful death. 

Why Work With Our Oregon Uninsured Motorist Attorney 

There are few things more stressful and frustrating than finding out that the driver that hit you is uninsured. As a top-rated Oregon car accident lawyer with nearly 30 years of experience, Lance D. Youd has a deep understanding of uninsured and underinsured motorist claims. Among other things, our Salem auto accident lawyer will: 

  • Listen to your story, answer questions, and investigate your accident; 
  • Evaluate every potential path to recover financial compensation on your behalf; 
  • Advocate for your interests in settlement discussions with insurer(s); and
  • Devise a legal strategy to get the best outcome in your  uninsured motorist accident claim. 

Speak to an Uninsured Motorist Accident Lawyer in Oregon

Uninsured motorists accident claims are complicated. You do not have to go through the claims process alone. If you or your family member was hurt in a crash with an uninsured driver, we are here to help. Call us at (503) 399-8967 or contact us online for your free consultation. From our office in Salem and Lake Oswego, we handle uninsured motorist claims throughout Oregon.

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Our clients say it best

At Youd Law, we pride ourselves in offering unmatched service. Lance and his staff are responsive and respectful, providing efficient, expert assistance in a kind and courteous manner.


We cannot thank you enough for your generous intervention for our dear friends. It shows how God used you to answer prayer!

K H Family Family Law 2019

I wouldn’t want to go up against you Lance. Thanks to you and your team for your hard work.

KW July 2019

It’s been a long battle and I want you to know I appreciate all you have done.

RD July 2019

God answers…..One of our dear friends reached out to a lawyer she knows for me. What a great man! He contacted me and spent over a half an hour on the phone answering my questions.


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Lance D. Youd, Attorney at Law proudly serves clients in Salem, Portland,and all surrounding areas in the greater Willamette Valley, OR.


1596 Liberty St SE Salem, OR 97302
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17036 Canal Circle Lake Oswego, OR 97035
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