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  1. Tampa Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Explains the Different Types of Car Insurance Available

    A motor vehicle accident attorney from the Tampa law firm of Clark & Martino, P.A. can shed light on the many different types of car insurance that are available to you in Florida. Having a sound understanding of the products that car insurance companies sell is essential to having the right level of coverage. Your goal should be to buy coverage that adequately protects you and your property in the event of a serious crash. While it impossible to predict the future, it is advisable to think of the “worst case scenario” and shop for car insurance accordingly, which includes…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage, Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  2. What Types of Car Insurance Are There? Ask a Tampa Auto Accident Lawyer at Clark & Martino, P.A.

    As every auto accident lawyer in Tampa knows, auto accident insurance comes in many different forms. After all, owning and operating a vehicle can expose you to many types of risks, losses, and liabilities. Insurance companies know this all too well, with many now selling insurance for every conceivable type of loss. In Florida, you can purchase coverage for: Bodily injury liability (BI) – Pays for injuries caused, including serious and/or permanent injury or death to others when you cause a crash. If you are sued, BI will pay for your legal representation as well. Property damage liability (PD) –…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage, Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  3. Speaking with a Tampa Personal Injury Attorney and Insurance Companies

    One regular question we receive from car accident victims is, “Should I speak to my insurance company?” As a policyholder, you have agreed to report a car accident to your insurance company. After a car accident with injuries, therefore, it’s important that you contact both your insurance company and an experienced Tampa personal injury attorney. Car insurance policies require policyholders to report accidents as soon as possible after the accident takes place. Contact your insurance company immediately following the accident if you are physically able to do so. As you speak with your insurance company, review the following items: Your…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 20, 2015

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  4. Speaking to an Automobile Accident Lawyer after Your Accident Can Help You Make Your Case to the Insurance Company

    If you’ve had an automobile accident in Tampa, a lawyer can be the single most important person you speak to. At Clark & Martino, P.A., we urge you to contact us as soon as possible after your accident and avoid saying anything to an insurance company you might later regret. Why? What you say to an insurance adjuster could have a negative impact on your case. At this early stage, you don’t have a complete, or even accurate, idea of what injuries you have sustained. To you, what feels like nothing more than a splitting headache could be an indication…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 20, 2015

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  5. Automobile Accident Attorney in Tampa, FL Explains PIP Coverage

    An automobile accident attorney at Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa is your trusted source for information relating to auto accidents, auto insurance, and injury compensation. If you’ve been involved in an accident, one of the most important things to you right now is your personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage. Having this type of insurance is mandatory for all drivers in Florida, with $10,000 being the minimum amount of coverage required. While every insurance policy is different, it’s likely that your PIP coverage entitles you to compensation for medical expenses, as well as any lost wages or other accident-related…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 20, 2015

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  6. Will PIP Reform Lower Your Premiums? Ask the Automobile Accident Attorneys at Our Tampa Law Firm

    As all automobile accident attorneys in Tampa and throughout Florida are undoubtedly aware, the legislature in Tallahassee recently overhauled the state’s personal injury protection (PIP) laws. Depending on who you ask, PIP reform is either long overdue or just the latest in a string of concessions provided to the insurance industry. However, to most people in Florida, the main issue surrounding PIP reform is the affect that it will have on car insurance premiums. Backers of the legislation said that car insurance premiums would drop, whereas others weren’t as optimistic. Several months after the reforms became law, there remains mixed…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 20, 2015

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  7. Automobile Accident Attorneys in Tampa Explain Property Damage Liability (PDL) Insurance Coverage for Motorists

    The automobile accident attorneys at Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa, FL are a great source for information about automobile accidents, injury compensation, and insurance-coverage disputes. We provide legal representation to individuals who have been injured and who may find themselves involved in a lawsuit stemming from a car accident. Fortunately, if you have been involved in an automobile accident anywhere in Florida, your property damage liability (PDL) insurance can help defray many, if not all of the costs you might be required to pay. Along with personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, which pays for losses you and your family…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 20, 2015

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  8. Tampa Personal Injury Attorney Explains No-Fault PIP Insurance

    In 1971, Florida became the second state in the country to approve a no-fault plan for automobile insurance. The law, which took effect in 1972, is known as a no-fault personal injury protection law, or PIP. The basic principle of PIP is that, to a certain point, no one is “blamed” for a vehicle accident. Motorists insure themselves for a minimum of $10,000 in medical expenses and lost wages. Therefore, should an accident occur, each motorist is initially covered by his or her own insurance company. It may sound like a simple plan, but no-fault laws and PIP insurance are…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 20, 2015

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  9. Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Serving Tampa Explains Florida’s “No Fault” Law

    A motor vehicle accident lawyer from Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa can provide you the advice and information you need following a serious motor vehicle accident. For example, did you know that Florida is one of only a handful of U.S. states that has a “no fault” auto accident insurance system? If you live in Florida and own a car here, state law requires that you purchase what’s known as personal injury protection coverage, or PIP. This is simply a form of insurance that helps pay your medical expenses in the event of an accident. The minimum amount of…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 20, 2015

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  10. Dealing with a Car Insurance Claim Dispute? A Tampa Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney from Our Firm Can Help

    You might not think you require the assistance of a motor vehicle accident attorney, but if you are locked in a dispute with your car insurance company and don’t foresee a resolution, hiring an attorney may be the only realistic option you have left. If your accident was serious and you suffered injuries, the services provided by an attorney can be invaluable given the amount of money and personal anxiety that is likely to be at stake. Although every dispute is fact-specific, there is no denying the fact that fighting your insurance company strictly on your own is an uphill…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage on July 17, 2015

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