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Is the At-Fault Driver Responsible for All of my Medical Bills Related to a Florida Automobile Accident?

In Florida, there are automobile accidents in virtually every community on a daily basis. Many of these accidents result in serious personal injuries to innocent victims. When a person is injured as a result of a Florida automobile accident, I am often asked as a Jacksonville automobile accident attorney whether the at fault driver is responsible for ALL of the medical bills. The simple answer to this question is “No”. Many find the answer to this question to be confusing. Then there is a second question asked as follows: Why should I, as an innocent victim of an automobile accident, be … Continue reading

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Should I Seek Treatment from my Primary Care Doctor Following a Florida Automobile Accident?

Injured In An Accident – Personal Injury Protection Coverage When a person is involved in a Jacksonville automobile accident, there often times is a decision to be made regarding follow-up care and treatment. If a person has access to PIP (Personal Injury Protection Coverage) from his policy, a resident relative, or the vehicle owner, then the injury victim should seek medical treatment from providers who accept PIP as a payment source of accident related medical care. PIP works different than your standard health insurance policies. Following a Florida Automobile Accident, the following question is often posed to Florida personal injury attorney: … Continue reading

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Who Is Responsible for Paying Hospital and ER Bills Resulting from a Florida Automobile Accident?

Medical Bills After A Jacksonville Automobile Accident Who is responsible for the hospital bills and ER bills following a Jacksonville Automobile Accident? When a person is injured in a Jacksonville Automobile Accident, hospital /emergency room care is often required for the accident related injuries. Many injury victims do not understand the process and responsibility of payment for medical bills related to a Florida Automobile Accident. There are different sources of payment that may be utilized to cover hospital expenses following an automobile accident. Furthermore, hospitals charge different rates and provide different write offs depending on the source of payment and financial resources … Continue reading

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Is the Type and Amount of Automobile Insurance a Public Record in the State of Florida?

Automobile Insurance Coverage Is the amount of automobile insurance coverage considered a public record in the State of Florida? Following an automobile accident, the injury victim often needs information regarding the other person’s insurance coverage. This is especially important when the other driver is at fault for the automobile accident. At the accident scene, the police officer will collect information including insurance information. The drivers involved in a Florida automobile accident have a duty to cooperate with police officer as to request for insurance and vehicle ownership information. If the other driver at the accident scene does not have insurance … Continue reading

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