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  • Writer's pictureVincent Tubiana

Florida Keys Car Accident Update:

New Changes Concerning the Availability of PIP Benefits Keep in mind that the law in Florida just changed concerning PIP.  Most of these laws will go into effect beginning on January 1, 2013. For example, a finding of an Emergency Medical Condition must be made within 14 days of the accident in order to qualify for PIP benefits. If there is no Emergency finding, then you only qualify for $2,500.00 in benefits. If no treatment is obtained within 14 days of the date of the accident, then those PIP benefits available to you have been waived.

Car Accidents in Florida In addition certain types of medical care will not be covered. For example, care provided by a massage therapist and acupuncturist will not longer be paid for by PIP. Here, the insurance If you or a loved one have been involved in a auto accident in the Florida Keys, the State of Florida’s new law concerning Personal Injury Protection (PIP) may have significant changes to your ability to have access to various health care providers.

Please do not delay, contact our office immediately for a telephone consultation.companies will stand to gain by virtue of this new legislation on the basis that they will not have to provide PIP benefits for certain types of noninvasive care provided by various health care providers. Although your car insurance premiums may not decrease, the benefits associated with PIP protection will be lowered. In short, insurance companies win and policyholders lose.

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