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Will Florida (Finally) Repeal Its No-Fault System In 2019?

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As of this writing, Florida is still one of 12 states that uses the no-fault system of auto insurance. However, there have been numerous bills introduced in the last few years to try and repeal it entirely. There are numerous critics that allege high costs and no incentive to register, and state that going… Read More »

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HICFs & PIP Coverage In Florida

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In Florida, when one is in a car accident, most people file claims with their personal injury protection insurer in order to have their medical bills paid. When adjusting PIP claims, insurers have used the Medicare fee schedule as a benchmark of sorts to arrive at a reasonable amount to charge for each visit… Read More »

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What Is The “Move-Over” Law?

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Given the chronic congestion on Florida roads, traffic safety is an issue that is perennially up for discussion and education. While obviously, the majority of people try to drive in a defensive manner and be safe on the roads, there are some occasions in which they may simply not be aware of a law… Read More »

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Distracted Driving Accidents In Florida

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Florida highways are busy and high-risk, and unfortunately, they are made more risky by people who do other things besides drive when they are behind the wheel. Distracted driving is by no means unique to Florida, but on Tampa’s busy roads, with Tampa’s levels of tourism, there are factors present that might cause more… Read More »

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When Does Fault Matter In Auto Accidents?

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Most of us grow up learning that if something is our fault, we should be the one to bear any cost or accept any ire for it happening. However, this is not always the case when it comes to law. There are some occasions where fault is immaterial – where in theory, both participants… Read More »

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Auto Accident Claims In A No-Fault State

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Most of the time, when someone is in a car accident and is injured, they will file a lawsuit against the other driver to seek compensation for any injuries they suffered. However, it is not so simple in Florida, because Florida is a no-fault state, meaning that most of the time, auto accident claims… Read More »

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Interstate 4 Named Most Dangerous Highway In The Country

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2018 saw two data tracking companies investigating dangerous highways, only to determine that the most hazardous per mile is Interstate 4, which starts in Tampa and travels northwest to end in Daytona. Teletrac Navman, a GPS company, conducted a study with federal data and found that I-4 had the highest fatality rate per mile… Read More »

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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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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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