What is Personal Injury Protection?

Medical Treatment Within 14 Days of the Car Accident Will Preserve Your $10,000 PIP

SEPTEMBER 27, 2015: It goes without question that every state requires automobile insurance for vehicle owners.  However, each state has its own requirements as to the terms and provisions for coverage provided to drivers.  As a Miami car accident lawyer, helping those recover benefits and settlement proceeds stemming from personal injury is a top priority.  Specifically, it is incredibly important to be knowledgeable of Florida Statute, 627.736, which is commonly referred to as the “PIP Statute.” For those paying monthly premiums to car insurance companies, Personal Injury Protection Coverage (PIP) is required for all policies written by adjusters.  PIP coverage affords a

No PIP Set-Off. No Problem.

Prompt medical treatment is undoubtedly one of the keys to a successful car accident case in Florida.  In most situations, this treatment is covered by the patient’s Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) coverage under their auto insurance policy.  Despite the fact that bodily injury or uninsured motorist coverage is not required under Florida law, PIP is required to be included within every auto insurance policy. As such, following a car accident, it is typically the lawyer’s responsibility to educate his or her client regarding PIP and the importance of getting treatment within 14 days after the accident.    However, if a person does

Ten Thousand Dollars of Medical Benefits Following a Car Accident Only Comes with an Emergency Medical Condition

DECEMBER 25, 2014: In Florida, the law surrounding automobile insurance coverage is far from simple.  And as a lawyer in the heavily traveled Miami area, all too often our clients injured in car accidents learn about their auto insurance coverage far too late in the game.  For injuries stemming from a car crash, ensuring full Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) coverage is essential to getting the necessary medical treatment. Depending upon the severity of the injuries sustained, orthopedic, neurological or chiropractic treatment can be a costly, but necessary endeavor.  Thankfully, the Florida Legislature has mandated that every licensed driver must carry auto insurance