Motor vehicle accidents happen daily. They can vary on how serious they are depending on each situation. Some people may get into minor fender benders while others are not so lucky. Car accidents can cause serious damages to your vehicle, which can be very expensive to fix. They can also result in injuries to yourself, which can be life-changing. You should always seek medical attention to ensure you are in good care. This can prevent serious injuries from altering your life. Through the Personal Injury Protection insurance program, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills.
In New York, the PIP can entitle you to receive compensation based on your accident and your injuries. With this plan, your injuries are covered through the insurance. It doesn’t matter who was at fault for the car accident because you will still be covered under the Personal Injury Protection plan regardless of your fault. Personal Injury Protection is part of driver’s insurance plan. This plan allows people to receive medical care without having to place the blame on someone for a car accident. Since car accidents can result in serious injuries, these plans can be useful to provide the funds necessary for medical attention and the bills that pile up. Through this plan, individuals can benefit by having their medical bills covered. However, not all PIPs will be able to cover the cost of all the medical bills. Sometimes medical bills can become too much depending on how seriously injured you are.
How can I seek legal action?
If you decide to seek legal action regarding the accident, you can be compensated for injuries that you sustained in the accident. This may be able to provide you with further compensation for medical bills that were not covered through the Personal Injury Protection insurance plan. If you wish to file a lawsuit in pursuit of more compensation to cover bills, you have the ability to do so. When pursuing a personal injury lawsuit regarding a car accident, you can seek compensation for economic and noneconomic damages. Economic damages can include medical bills, rehabilitation, lost wages and lost future wages. Noneconomic damages can include the pain and suffering you have had to endure from this accident. This can also be considered as compensation for your emotional distress from the situation.
The Law Offices of George Poulos is an experienced Workers’ Compensation, personal injury, bankruptcy, and Social Security Disability law firm with offices in Queens and the Bronx. If you require strong legal representation, contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation.