If you miss work as a result of an auto accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your lost wages. This includes past and future wages, and inability to perform household services. You may also be able entitled to recover your medical expenses and pain, suffering, mental anguish, and inconvenience. However, those damages are outside the scope of this article.[Read more…]
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance can be a big benefit after an Uber car accident. If you qualify for PIP, it could pay up to $10,000 of medical bills and lost wages. And got forbid someone dies in the crash, PIP pays a $5,000 death benefit.
If you’re in an Uber accident, you may be entitled to Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance. However, if you’re hurt as a passenger in an Uber vehicle in Florida, Uber won’t give you Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits.
If an Uber hits a pedestrian, Uber’s PIP won’t cover the pedestrian unless the Uber driver’s app was on but he wasn’t engaged in a ride.
Medical payments coverage is optional coverage in an Florida car insurance policy. Medical payments coverage is also known as Med-Pay. [Read more…]
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) gives a $5,000 death benefit resulting from death arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of the motor vehicle. [Read more…]
Let’s assume that you’re driving a friend’s car in Florida. Or you’re a passenger in a friend’s car. In either event, assume that another driver hits you. [Read more…]
Florida Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance typically pays 80% of medical bills and/or 60% of lost wages up to $10,000.
But does a Florida resident get PIP benefits if he is hurt in a state other than Florida? [Read more…]
If you’re in a car accident while you’re working, workers compensation may pay for medical bills and part of your lost wages. If workers’ compensation pays, it has a right to get repaid from your settlement with the party whose negligence caused your injury in Florida.
This legal right to get repaid is called a ‘workers compensation lien’. The injured claimant is responsible for paying the workers comp lien.
Thus, it benefits an injured claimant to use any Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) insurance to pay a workers’ compensation lien. Then, the claimant will keep more of the injury settlement to himself. [Read more…]