If you’ve been involved in an automobile accident in the state of Florida, it’s likely that you have to file a claim against your own insurance as part of a no-fault insurance solution. If you don’t have access to enough insurance coverage for your injuries, it is recommended that you file a claim against the at fault driver’s insurance. If you’re unable to seek compensation from the other insurance policy to cover your injuries, you may want to choose litigation with a car accident lawyer. It’s common for insurance companies to offer low settlements or to avoid paying out your claim if your accident has been severe and exceeds the coverage of both insurance policies.
Here are some of the steps that you should take if you would like to claim bodily injury from a car accident!
Get A Medical Checkup
Going to a doctor shortly after the accident will ensure that all of your injuries are logged and that you have access to an accident report. Even if your injuries are minor, certain symptoms could manifest hours or even a days after the accident. Speaking to your attorney right after you receive medical attention is highly recommended.
How To Work With Insurance Companies
After the accident you will need to contact your insurance company and begin to work with them. Speaking to an insurance or accident attorney can be a great way that you can navigate your insurance policy and get access to compensation faster. An insurance company will ask you various questions about your policy and will refer you to a representative that will ask for more details relating to the day of the accident.
Always work with a legal professional when considering filing for bodily injury after a car accident. Managing a chronic condition can be difficult and expensive so ensuring that you have access to compensation means the world of difference for your future.
This post was written by Wendy Doyle-Palumbo. Wendy is a personal injury attorney in Pasco County at Wendy Doyle-Palumbo, Esq. Wendy has over 25 years of experience practicing law and has won several cases in helping those get the compensation that they deserve!
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