Who will pay the medical bills I incurred as a result of my slip and fall injury?
March 2nd, 2012 Initially, you or your health insurance company will have to pay all expenses related to your injury. Ultimately, all medical bills and lost wages will become part of your claim for damages against the property owner whose negligence was the […]
Can I collect damages if I was partially at fault for my motorcycle accident?
March 2nd, 2012 Yes. In a Florida motorcycle accident, even if you are partially at fault, you can collect damages for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and all injuries sustained as a result of the accident. Your damage claim will simply be […]
How soon do I need to seek representation after suffering an injury on a cruise ship?
March 2nd, 2012 Immediately upon returning home. The Statute of Limitations (the time period in which to file a claim) is very limited in cruise ship cases. In most cases you have 1 year to file a lawsuit. Failure to file within 1 […]
What other damages am I entitled to when I get hit by a car while riding a bicycle in Florida?
March 2nd, 2012 You are entitled to compensation for all out of pocket medical expenses, together with damages for all injuries, pain and suffering, scarring, disfigurement, and any disability you suffer as a result of your accident. Additionally, you can collect for wage […]
Who pays for hospital and other medical bills if I get hit by a car while riding a bike in Florida?
March 2nd, 2012 Under Florida law, your own auto insurance company is required to pay 80% of the first $10,000.00 of medical bills, regardless of fault, even though your vehicle was not involved in the accident. Medical bills not covered under your Personal […]
What if my medical / hospital bills exceed the $10,000.00 PIP coverage available under my automobile insurance policy?
March 2nd, 2012 In all cases, the medical bills that exceed your $10,000.00 Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefit will become part of your damage claim against the at-fault party. If you have health insurance, your health insurance coverage will cover your medical bills […]
What if the accident was partially my fault?
March 2nd, 2012 Even if you were partially at fault, you can still receive compensation for your injuries. Florida is a comparative negligence state. Under comparative negligence, an injured person can collect damages to the extent that they are not at fault for […]
What does my UM (uninsured motorist) cover?
March 2nd, 2012 Uninsured motorist coverage (UM) will pay for damages for injuries, pain and suffering, and unpaid medical bills and wages to the extent that the at fault party has insufficient coverage. In some cases, the at fault party does not carry […]
I have a $1,000.00 deductible on my auto collision coverage, and do not have the money to get my car fixed. What options do I have?
March 2nd, 2012 In most cases we can get the at fault party’s insurance company to pay for the entire car repair, with no money out of your pocket. This is likely to be your best option if liability is not an issue, […]