If I Had a Pre-Existing Injury or Condition, Can I Still Pursue a Claim for Personal Injuries Sustained in a Florida Automobile Accident?

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If I had a pre-existing injury can I still pursue a claim for personal injuries caused by a automobile accident? The simple answer to this question is “Yes”. Under Florida law, a person can seek damages and compensation for personal injuries that are caused by an automobile accident. Furthermore, a person can pursue damages and compensation related to the aggravation of pre-existing condition. Most people involved in an automobile accident do not perfect health. In other words, it is common for a person who is a victim in an automobile to have pre-existing conditions or even injuries prior to the automobile accident at issue. If a person suffers injuries and / or an aggravation of pre-existing injury or condition, the injury victim can still see can obtain medical treatment through the Personal Injury Protection (PIP) under an automobile insurance policy as long as the injuries and need for medical treatment are reasonably related to the automobile accident.
For instance, let’s say a person has pre-existing in the form of arthritis prior to an automobile accident. The automobile injury victim can still seek medical treatment for an aggravation of this condition. Often times there is an aggravation of a pre-existing condition as well as new injuries that are caused by an that are caused by an automobile accident. Because these cases and claims can be quite a complex and challenging comment it is advisable to get consultation legal representation from a Florida Automobile Accident Attorney. Insurance adjusters often question or challenge these cases and it is important to have an advocate on your side with seeking damages for injuries for aggravation and injuries caused by a Florida Automobile Accident.
Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. is a Florida law firm that has been representing personal injury victims since 1957. If you have been in an automobile accident, trucking accident, pedestrian accident, bicycle accident, motorcycle accident, or other accidents, you should consult with a Florida Personal Injury Attorney to determine your respective rights and entitlement to damages and compensation. Personal injury cases of this nature are handled on a contingency attorney fee basis (i.e. No Recovery – No Attorney Fees or Costs) and all initial consultations are free. Go to the Wood, Atter & Wolf Website and get the legal advice you truly deserve.

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