Who pays my medical bills if I am injured in a Florida motorcycle accident?

Q: Who pays my medical bills if I am injured in a Florida motorcycle accident? A: Motorcycles are not required to have no-fault insurance. Some car insurance companies do provide for the policy of PIP in order to pay for your medical bills. If you don’t have PIP or no-fault insurance to pay for your medicals as it goes, you would have health insurance hopefully to pick up those bills. If not you would need to make a claim against the at-fault driver for all Read More +

Do I have to give a recorded statement to the insurance company in a Florida auto accident case?

Q: Do I have to give a recorded statement to the insurance company in a Florida auto accident case? A: There really are two insurance companies in this situation regarding recorded statements. The first is your own company and because you’ve got a policy of insurance with your insurance company, which is basically a contract, you do have to obey the terms of the contract, which normally are a recorded statement. With regards to the insurance company for the at-fault party, by no means should Read More +

Who will pay for my rental car following my Florida car accident?

Q: Who will pay for my rental car following my Florida car accident? A: After a car accident, if your car is either totaled or it needs to be in the shop for a period of time to be repaired, the other at-fault driver’s insurance company should pay for or provide you with a rental car. If the other driver did not have any liability insurance that would cover your rental car, then unfortunately either you would have to pay for it yourself or you Read More +

How To Royally Screw Up Your Injury Case

Whenever a new personal injury client is interviewed in my office, I always address the issue of social media. In short, be very careful what you post on social media. While Instagram and Facebook may be the most effective way to communicate your fun happenings with friends and family near and far, social media postings are discoverable in the event of a lawsuit. This means that if you’re injured from a car crash or some other event of negligence of another and you end up Read More +

I Just Witnessed A Car Hit A Bicyclist

Last week, as I sat in my car at a red light around dusk, I saw two teens crossing in a crosswalk with the right of way across a big 6 lane road (Main Street, Dunedin). One teen was walking and the other was on her bicycle. As you know, all bicyclists are supposed to walk their bicycles across the street, and now I know why. While I had the red light, the cross street had a green light. However, even though there’s a green Read More +

Will Your Family Physician See You After Your Car Wreck?

So, you’ve been in a car crash and you’re achy and sore. You didn’t go to an emergency room because you knew you didn’t have any broken bones, internal injuries or bleeding. Will your long term family doctor now see you to assess the injuries? Well, of course, my family doctor will see me. Why wouldn’t he? I’ve been a patient for years! There’s about a 50-50 chance your primary care physician will want nothing to do with you after a crash. Is it because they can’t Read More +