You can get maximum compensation for your no-fault car accident even when all your insurance coverage has been exhausted. You have the option to file a claim with the at-fault driver's insurance company. However, getting the maximum compensation possible for your claim requires a personal injury lawyer's experience and knowledge.
Florida is one of the few states that have no-fault insurance. Thus, when you're in a car accident and have car insurance, your personal injury protection (PIP) can pay your doctors $10,000 for your medical bills. But what if you suffered a serious injury and require surgery or other expensive medical services and treatments?
How can you maximize your car accident case value? To estimate how much your no-fault car accident case is worth, you can add your out-of-pocket medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. You can recover money for pain and suffering when another driver’s negligence caused your serious injuries.
The biggest factors that influence your case value are often:
If, for example, the other driver was arrested for drunk driving, this could add also value to your case because you can claim punitive damages. If the other vehicle was a big rig, your case could be worth more because trucking claims adjusters are used to settling big cases and have a reputation for paying more money than car insurers.
Besides the severity of injuries, long-term disabilities suffered, the type of insurance and its limit, and the amount of insurance coverage that the other driver has, the difficulty of getting maximum possible compensation for your car accident injury depends on other criteria, such as:
Were you injured in a Miami car accident? To see if our law firm can represent your case, call our experienced car accident attorney today to discuss your legal options and get your questions answered.