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Uninsured Driving Accidents in Florida
Florida has more than 15 million licensed drivers, and many of them do not carry enough liability insurance if they cause a serious injury accident involving other motorists. If you are injured by an uninsured driver or an underinsured driver in Florida, it’s important for you to understand your legal rights to protect yourself and your family. An experienced uninsured motorist accident lawyer can give you guidance so you can make good decisions after a serious car accident.
If you have been injured in a car crash caused by an uninsured driver, turn to a knowledgeable Florida car accident attorney for help. I am attorney Philip DeBerard. I have more than three decades of experience handling car accidents, uninsured motorist accidents and personal injury claims. Civil trial work is my specialty. I’m one of the first attorneys in Florida to be board certified as a civil trial lawyer. And I’ve had extensive experience negotiating with insurance companies. I take pride in leading a team of lawyers, paralegals and staff who are committed to providing personalized service to our clients across South Florida and the Treasure Coast. We will review your claim free of charge and discuss your legal options.
The law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, assists people seriously injured in automobile accidents and serves South Florida and the Treasure Coast. Call 1-800-299-8878 to speak with an experienced car accident attorney, or fill out our online contact form.
What Insurance Does Florida Require Motorists to Have?
Florida requires that owners of cars and trucks have minimum coverage of $10,000 in personal injury protection that will cover the insured and members of their household. This coverage is also known as Florida No-Fault Insurance. This type of insurance policy covers injuries to you and your family no matter who caused the car accident.
Vehicle owners must also have $10,000 of property damage liability insurance to pay for damage to the other drivers’ vehicles. But Florida is one of the few states that does not require motorists to carry liability insurance to cover bodily injuries. Bodily injury liability insurance pays for serious injuries or death to others when you are at fault in a car crash.
Since many Florida drivers do not have adequate bodily injury liability insurance, it’s important that you have uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage to cover your medical bills if you are hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver. You may have to file a first-party claim under your own insurance policy to compensate you for your injuries and your loss of enjoyment of life if the other driver is uninsured or underinsured. Your insurance company may deny your claim or try to pay a reduced amount.
The law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, can help you. As part of attaining board certification as a civil trial lawyer, Philip DeBerard studied the uninsured motorist laws and Florida no-fault insurance regulations.
Turn To an Experienced Florida Car Accident Injury Lawyer
If you have been injured in a car accident caused by an uninsured motorist, rely on a Florida personal injury attorney who has helped many people get on with their life after an accident involving an uninsured driver. I am attorney Philip DeBerard. I have over three decades of legal experience representing people injured in car accidents and other personal injury claims. I’m one of the first attorneys in Florida to be board certified as a civil trial lawyer. My expertise as a civil trial lawyer anchors a compassionate team of lawyers, paralegals and staff who provide personalized legal service to our clients. We pride ourselves on providing one-on-one attention that other firms fail to deliver to people across South Florida and the Treasure Coast.
The law firm of Philip DeBerard, Injury Attorney, represents victims of car accident injuries, including uninsured motorists and underinsured drivers, in Stuart, Port St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Fort Pierce, Jupiter, Palm Beach and Vero Beach. If character traits like honesty, dedication and compassion are characteristics you want in a car accident lawyer, call Philip DeBerard. Choosing the right uninsured motorist lawyer does make a difference.
Call 1-800-299-8878 to speak with an experienced Florida car accident attorney or fill out our online contact form.