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FAQ On PIP: Questions On Personal Injury Protection Coverage

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Florida is a no-fault state, meaning that most car accident cases are disposed of in working with insurers, rather than going to trial. In order to perpetuate the no-fault system, each driver is required to carry a certain amount of insurance coverage. This insurance is called personal injury protection (PIP). In theory, one simply… Read More »

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How To File A Florida Personal Injury Suit

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If you are injured in an accident, most of the time you will simply rest, recuperate, and move on. However, if you are injured due to the negligent actions of another person, you may want to file a personal injury suit. A personal injury suit seeks compensation for both medical bills and expenses like… Read More »

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Pedestrian Struck & Killed On State Road 60

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On October 20, a 70-year old woman was struck by an SUV on State Road 60, near Mount Carmel Road in Brandon. She later died at Brandon Regional Hospital, having sustained serious injuries in the crash. While a sad number of these accidents occur in Florida daily, it is worth noting that there are… Read More »

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PIP Claim Denied – What Now?

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When you are in an auto accident in the state of Florida, your medical bills are supposed to be paid by your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance. Sometimes, however, your insurance company or the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) may find ways to deny your claim, out of either a good-faith or… Read More »

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Requesting Your Medical Records For A PI Claim

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If you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit, one of the first things you should do, after the initial healing process, is to seek copies of your medical records. Both an insurance claim and a personal injury lawyer may require copies of those records, albeit for different purposes, yet it can seem very… Read More »

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Psychological Injuries After Accidents

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When people discuss a car crash or other type of accident, most of the focus is on the physical injuries that the victim or victims sustained (if any). However, it is not at all uncommon for car accident victims to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) afterward, and very often, this serious condition goes almost… Read More »

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A Truck Driver Shortage Makes Roads Less Safe

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For the past few years, the U.S. has been in the midst of a shortage of long haul truck drivers. There are many different factors that have been postulated as reasons why, from a general aging out of many drivers, to a disinclination of younger people to take a job that requires they spend… Read More »

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Insurance & Uninsured Motorist Claims

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Florida has historically had elevated numbers of drivers on the roads with little or no car insurance, despite the state’s no-fault law requiring them to carry certain amounts. This can be a bit scary for drivers because if you are in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist, you may wind up with… Read More »

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How To Stay Safe On The Road During Snowbird Season

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Every winter, Florida plays host to between 700,000 and 1,000,000 temporary residents, referred to as “snowbirds” since they are fleeing cold temperatures up north. While snowbirds provide an often welcome boost to the Sunshine State’s real estate and tourism industries, they can sometimes cause problems as well. This is especially evident on the road,… Read More »

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Burn Injuries in Florida

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Regardless of whether they occurred in an auto accident, with a flammable product, or in another type of unfortunate situation, burn injuries are much more common than the average person might think, and they can leave lasting damage to skin and organs even after medical treatment. If you have sustained burns in an accident… Read More »

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