Car Accident Attorney in Pinellas & Pasco County, FL
If you have been in a motor vehicle accident and would like to speak with one of the Personal Injury Attorneys at our law firm, call 727-233-2134 for a free initial consultation and case evaluation. Wendy Doyle-Palumbo, Esq. can represent you in any of the following types of motor vehicle accidents:
- Car Accidents
- Truck or SUV Accidents
- RV Accidents
- Semi-Tractor Trailer and Trucking Accidents
- Boating Accidents
If you need help with any of the following, please click on links:
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Other Accidents Due to Negligence
- Wrongful Death
Car Insurance Requirements in Florida
Car accident attorney Wendy Doyle-Palumbo, Esq. is located in Hudson, Florida. Attorney Doyle-Palumbo is an experienced and knowledgeable auto accident attorney. Wendy is also a trial lawyer which makes her equipped to fight for the compensation you deserve when settlement negotiations are unfavorable.
Florida No-Fault Laws
In Florida, the Florida No-Fault law requires that all owners of motor vehicles registered purchase or carry PIP or Personal Injury Protection coverage of a minimum of $10,000, Personal Injury Protection, and a minimum of $10,000 in Property Damage Liability Coverage. In the event of a motor vehicle accident, proof of insurance must be presented to law enforcement officers.
Car accidents and PIP Insurance
Florida No-Fault Insurance or Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance covers you regardless of who's caused the accident, up to the limits of the policy.
Car Accidents and Bodily Injury Liability Insurance (BIL)
Bodily Injury Liability coverage pays for serious and permanent injury or death to others when you cause a motor vehicle crash involving your vehicle. Your insurance company will pay for injuries up to the limits of your policy. In particular, the insured’s insurance company pays for injuries caused by the insured or members of the insured’s family who live with them, even if they were driving someone else’s vehicle. It may also cover other people who drive the automobile with the insured’s permission.
Before You File a Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance Claim in Pasco/Hernando or Citrus County, FL
If you have been in a motor vehicle accident it’s wise to contact an experienced Pasco County Motor Vehicle Accident attorney BEFORE you file an insurance claim. Attorney Wendy-Doyle Palumbo can answer any questions about why this is important. For a free initial consultation, call 727-233-2134.
What Are Considered Motor Vehicles Under Florida Law?
A motor vehicle as defined for vehicle registration purposes is any vehicle with at least four wheels.
Florida Statutes Defines “Vehicles” as follows:
An automobile, motorcycle, truck, trailer, semitrailer, truck tractor, and semitrailer combination, or any other vehicle operated on the roads of this state, used to transport persons or property and propelled by power other than muscular power, but the term does not include traction engines, road rollers, such vehicles as running only upon a track, bicycles, or mopeds.
For any other questions about personal injury under Florida law, reach out to our team and we’ll provide the answer as soon as possible.
Wendy Doyle-Palumbo, Esq.
Serving Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus Counties, Florida
I’m Wendy – a personal injury lawyer proudly helping victims in Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus counties earn justice for their suffering due to the negligence of another person or entity. I’ve been fighting cases under Florida law since 2004 with a dedication to earning the biggest payouts for clients.
Over the years, I’ve earned a reputation for two things: I don’t take shortcuts and I don’t mince words. I look at each case from every angle imaginable and develop a plan to reach
the best possible outcome. When you work with me, you’re guaranteed a compassionate, aggressive, and relentless fight to win your case.