FAQ: Car Accidents
If I Am Injured In A Florida Auto Accident And I Don’t Have Auto Insurance, Can I Still Recover Money For My Injuries?
Weston Auto Accident Victim Receives $50,000 Policy Limit Due to Injuries Sustained in Auto Accident Did you know that simply because a victim fails to carry automobile insurance, he or she still may collect money for bodily injury from the […]
Should I Sign a Car Accident Release Agreement Without A Florida Personal Injury Attorney?
Never Sign an Accident Release Without Legal Advice It is not uncommon for a Florida car insurance company to try and get a Florida car accident victim to sign a release at the accident scene or shortly thereafter. Once signed, […]
What is the New Florida PIP Law?
New Florida PIP Law: A Victory for The Car Insurance Companies Florida’s new Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law HB 119, passed by a slim margin in the Senate on March 10, 2012. The new PIP law is hailed as a […]
If I am unable to work as a result of injuries I sustained in a Florida auto accident, who will pay those wages?
Under the terms of your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) policy, you can collect 60% of your wage loss almost immediately. The 40% not covered by PIP will be part of your damage claim against the at-fault party. It is important […]
What if my medical / hospital bills exceed the $10,000.00 PIP coverage available under my automobile insurance policy?
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?
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?
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?
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, […]