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Take Photographs of Your Car After an Accident!s

It is important to take photographs of the damage to your vehicle following a car crash in Florida.  If you are able to take photographs of the other vehicle(s) involved, do so.  It is also important to make note of any witnesses to the collision in case you need to contact them later.

Seeking Medical Treatment After A Collisions

In Florida, you must seek medical treatment within the first 14 days after a car accident injury if you want your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance to cover you. Under the new law, if you are not seen by a medical professional (meaning a physician, nurse practitioner, chiropractor, dentist, etc.) within 14 days after a[…]

What Florida Car Wreck Victims Should do when in a Car Accidents

Every driver dreads the distinctive thud that indicates that they’ve had an accident, but car accidents are almost inevitable for anyone who drives regularly. As a driver, you should be aware of what car wreck victims should do when in a car accident in Florida. If You Have a Car Accident in Florida Naturally, the[…]

Required Statements Following a Car Wreck in Floridas

Did you know after you’ve been involved in a car wreck in Florida you may have to give a recorded statement to your own insurance company? Your policy will state whether a statement is required. You do not have to give a recorded statement to the other driver’s company.

Florida Auto Collision Ruless

When you are involved in a collision you have an obligation to notify your automobile insurance company, even if you were not at fault.  If you are injured a Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claim will be opened for you that will pay up to 80% of your related medical expenses and 60% of your wages[…]

What To Do If You are Involved in a Florida Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you are involved in a Florida motor vehicle accident, there are some steps you can take to ensure you receive the full amount of compensation you are entitled to. These steps include: Take pictures and/or video of the scene with your phone if possible (photograph license plates of other vehicles involved in the accident as well as damage[…]

Injured in a Car Wreck? Get Prompt Medical Treatments

The Florida legislature recently made major changes to the mandatory automobile insurance coverage know as Personal Injury Protection or PIP. For decades, PIP provided $10,000 of coverage to pay for 80% of all reasonable and necessary medical expenses incurred as a result of injuries sustained in a car wreck. This was a consumer friendly insurance[…]