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What Are The Effects Of Recent Changes In Florida’s No-Fault Insurance Law (PIP) On The Compensation You Are Entitled To Receive For Your Car Accident?

2013-06-07T07:40:21+00:00June 7th, 2013|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , |

On January 1, 2013, changes to Florida’s No-Fault Insurance Law came into effect. If you were injured in a car accident, you may wonder whether these changes affect the damages you are entitled to and how an Orlando auto accident lawyer can assist you in obtaining proper compensation for your injuries. All Florida car owners are required to purchase Personal Injury Protection coverage (PIP) of $10,000. This coverage is also known as No-Fault Insurance, because it covers part of your car accident expenses, whether you were at fault in the accident or not. Under the new law, you are required to obtain initial health services and care within 14 days following your car accident from specified health care specialists. If such a specialist diagnoses you with an emergency medical condition, medical benefits from your PIP are [...]