Motor Vehicle 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. Our Attorneys 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
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Motor Vehicle Insurance Requirements in Florida
Motor vehicle accident attorney Wendy Doyle-Palumbo 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.
Motor vehicle accidents and PIP Insurance
Florida No-Fault Insurance or Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance covers you regardless of whose caused the accident, up to the limits of the policy.”Personal Injury Protection” (PIP) Learn more: http://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/frfaqgen.html
Motor Vehicle 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. SOURCE: http://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/frfaqgen.html
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: Source:http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0300-0399/0320/Sections/0320.01.html
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 run only upon a track, bicycles, or mopeds.