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How are PIP Benefits Paid?

practice-bg1I am often asked by clients – do I automatically get a $10,000.00 PIP (personal injury protection) check made payable to me, following a car accident? In the typical scenario, unfortunately, the answer is no. This article will briefly explain the purpose of Florida PIP insurance and its applicability when you are in an accident. Please note that nothing in this article is to be construed as rendering legal advice but is for informational purposes only.

Florida is a no-fault state that requires every vehicle owner to carry $10,000 in PIP benefits pursuant to Fla. Stat. 627.7407. This means that when you are in an accident, whether it is your fault or not, you qualify to make a claim for PIP benefits (if available). But what is the purpose of this required coverage and who gets the money? Does the claimant automatically get a $10,000.00 check made payable to them, following an automobile accident? Unfortunately, the answer is no. Continue reading “How are PIP Benefits Paid?”

5 Benefits of Using a Real Estate Attorney As Your Title Agent

real estate lawyersYou know to keep your car insurance and health insurance up to date, but has title insurance been at the front of your mind during your home buying process? For most buyers, title insurance is an afterthought that they entrust to the person most convenient to complete the job. However, title insurance is actually one of the most important components of purchasing a new home, and as such it should be handled by a professional and experienced real estate attorney.

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4 Things You Should Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

If you have been involved in an auto accident, it is essential that you take very specific steps in the immediate hours and days after your accident. The right strategy will help you prove your role as a victim and give you stronger chances of being awarded significant financial compensation as a result. Here are four things you should be sure to do.

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