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Pennsylvania Car Accidents & PIP for Medical Bills – Whose PIP Pays?

Legal post about PIP benefits for medical bills after a car accident in Pennsylvania. Sometimes, multiple auto policies with PIP may apply. Under Pennsylvania law, PIP follows the occupant: a policy you bought, your relative’s policy, the policy for the car you were in, etc.

By |2018-05-31T19:55:24+00:00May 31st, 2018|Car & Truck Accident Articles|Comments Off on Pennsylvania Car Accidents & PIP for Medical Bills – Whose PIP Pays?

I was hurt in a car accident in Philadelphia. Can I get compensated for pain and suffering?

I was hurt in a car accident in Philadelphia. Can I get compensated for pain and suffering? The answer depends on a few questions. Do you have your own car insurance policy? Did you elect limited tort or full tort?

By |2018-05-18T17:31:00+00:00May 18th, 2018|Car & Truck Accident Articles|Comments Off on I was hurt in a car accident in Philadelphia. Can I get compensated for pain and suffering?

Compensation for Pain & Suffering in a Philly Car Accident Lawsuit – Limited Tort vs. Full Tort

If you've been injured in a car accident in Philadelphia, you're probably wondering whether you can get compensated for your pain and suffering. The answer depends on your own car insurance policy (if you're a PA resident).

By |2018-07-27T19:26:43+00:00May 8th, 2018|Car & Truck Accident Articles|Comments Off on Compensation for Pain & Suffering in a Philly Car Accident Lawsuit – Limited Tort vs. Full Tort

I was in a car accident in Philadelphia and have medical bills. Who pays for them, me or the at-fault driver?

The question of who pays for medical bills after a Philadelphia car accident is one of the most common questions. Usually, initial claims for medical bills get paid under PIP coverage on your OWN insurance policy. This is due to Pennsylvania's no-fault law. PIP coverage for medical bills must be available on every policy, regardless of whose fault the accident was.

By |2018-04-12T14:28:11+00:00April 16th, 2018|Car & Truck Accident Articles|Comments Off on I was in a car accident in Philadelphia and have medical bills. Who pays for them, me or the at-fault driver?

UIM & UM Claims in Pennsylvania – What’s the Time Deadline to File?

What is the deadline to file a UIM or UM claim after a car accident in Pennsylvania? A Nov. 2017 PA Supreme Court ruling gives victims more time to file a UIM/UM claim. It is 4 years from the date the insurance co. fails to abide by the terms of the insurance agreement, not 4 years from the date of the accident.

By |2018-04-05T18:05:35+00:00April 5th, 2018|Car & Truck Accident Articles|Comments Off on UIM & UM Claims in Pennsylvania – What’s the Time Deadline to File?

I was in a car accident in Philadelphia. The driver who caused the accident didn’t get a ticket. Will I have problems with my insurance claim?

It doesn't matter whether the at-fault driver got a ticket or not. Injured auto accident victims can make insurance claims for medical bills, lost wages and more. The at-fault driver's car insurance company may also be required to pay.

By |2018-03-16T14:04:07+00:00March 16th, 2018|Car & Truck Accident Articles|Comments Off on I was in a car accident in Philadelphia. The driver who caused the accident didn’t get a ticket. Will I have problems with my insurance claim?
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