Based on information from the Florida Highway safety and motor vehicles website, there were over 139,970 injury cases that took place in the year 2020 alone. Accident victims throughout Florida involved in these cases have the right to seek compensation after an accident and it often wise to consider seeking legal counsel to make sure that you are compensated fairly.
Rather than being entirely responsible for your medical bills and lost wages, working with the at fault party and having proper representation during a lawsuit will help you with the expenses of recovering from your injury.
Here are some of the top ways that you can access assistance with your medical bills:
No-fault car insurance:
If you’re involved in a car accident with a motorist that is underinsured or unable to provide you with coverage, PIP can pay out $10,000 in your medical costs. Obtaining compensation from your insurance company will take a relatively short amount of time but working with an experienced attorney can make sure that you’ll have the right compensation from your insurance company.
Med pay is a medical payment coverage that optional in the state of Florida. You should consider this type of coverage in your auto insurance policy as this can improve the amount of PIP that’s available.
Government run programs:
Medicare and Medicaid are government run programs that can help you to pay your medical costs. If you qualify for these programs you’ll be able to receive compensation.
Contacting legal assistance when you need it:
If you’re finding it difficult to receive the compensation that you need to pay down medical bills, contact our staff today. We are a highly experienced legal team that can help you navigate the path to compensation for your medical bills after an auto accident takes place. We want to ensure that you will receive fair compensation for your injuries and a reduction in costs that you must face as a result of an accident.
This post was written by Kelly-Ann Jenkins of Jenkins Law P.L. Kelly-Ann is an insurance claims attorney. The information on this site is not intended to and does not offer legal advice, legal recommendations or legal representation on any matter. Hiring an attorney is an important decision, which should not be based on advertising. You need to consult an attorney for legal advice regarding your individual situation.
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