The 3 letters P-I-P stand for personal injury protection. That is the other name for no-fault insurance. It pays for economic losses.
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Suppose that you drive across a parking lot just minutes after a crew of workers has arrived, in order to fix a ditch. There is not warning sign, so you and your passengers experience a big bump, as you cross the open ditch. Your one son hurts his neck. Can you seek compensation?
Some people feel reluctant to pursue a personal injury claim, even after their vehicle has been damaged by a rear end collision. Sometimes their reluctance reflects their lack of familiarity with basic facts, concerning personal injury claims.
The process for getting compensated for accident-related injuries differs from the one used to get reimbursed for the money spent on vehicle repairs. Still, both processes require a determination of the identity of the responsible party.
For an injured, accident victim, the existence of unrelenting pain affects the victim’s every movement, during a typical day. Still, the insurance company seeks proof of a claimant’s pain and suffering. For that reason, such a claimant should know how the legal system views damages related to pain and suffering.
Some accident claims are straightforward and others drag on, especially if there is anything contentious about the claim. If the injuries and damages were caused by another driver, you need to be prepared that the claim could get more complicated especially if the other driver, or their insurance company, fights responsibility in order to avoid... Read More
Regardless of the severity of the injuries suffered by the victim of an accidental occurrence, the victim’s ability to prove the other party’s negligence determines the size of the same victim’s compensation. For that reason, accident victims must carry-out certain responsibilities, or risk going without any compensation.
Someone that hopes to be compensated for injuries that were suffered in an accident must show that the other person’s negligence helped to trigger that same accident. Otherwise, that injured victim would have no basis for making a personal injury claim.
When you’ve been involved in a car accident, it is your responsibility to make sure you report the incident to your insurance company. For the most part, this is common knowledge. However, what is confusing to many people is exactly when they should start the claims process and under whose coverage the claims should be... Read More