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Understanding Recent Changes to Florida’s No-fault or Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Law

Since 2013, significant changes have been made to your personal injury protection coverage (PIP). You are still required to carry the coverage, but the changes will restrict your ability to seek and obtain medical care after an accident. New Time...

Can I sue my own insurance company?

Yes. If your insurance company does not pay your medical bills properly, you can sue them. If they refuse or pay an amount less than what is provided for by your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits, benefits required to be...

What do I do if I am hurt in someone else’s car when they get in an accident?

Even if it is a friend or family member driving the vehicle you were a passenger in, call an attorney for advice. Most insurance companies coordinate benefits based on Florida law. What each policy covers, or doesn’t cover, must be determined...

What do I do if I am hurt on the bus?

Most buses are video recording everything inside and out of the busyou were traveling in. Call us immediately so that we may secure those recordings and determine if the bus driver or another vehicle caused the accident. Recordings not only...

So You Breached A Contract

You breached a contract. You made a deal and did not do what you were supposed to do. These are some of the claims made, or threatened to be made, against you. What do you do? First and foremost, you...

What do I do if I slip and fall?

Slip and Fall accidents are common, but treated very differently than vehicle accidents. Report your fall immediately to the negligent party. Insist that you receive a person’s name and contact information so that you may follow-up with them at a...

How much is my case worth?

This is the most common question I get here at Della Costa & Neville. We answer that by saying every case is different. Many factors determine a case’s value. Here are a few examples:  How badly were you injured? How...

What does my insurance cover if I’m in an accident?

That depends on the amount of coverage you have purchased. In Florida, the law requires you tocarry PIP or Personal Injury Protection, and PD or Property Damage coverage. PIP covers your first $10,000.00 in medical expenses and PD covers the...

Is Umbrella Coverage necessary?

Umbrella coverage is additional coverage that may be purchased to protect more than just your car. By combining coverages on your cars and home, you can design a protection plan for any loss that may occur. These coverage amounts are...