Why Does My Auto Insurance Pay For My Medical When I’m Not At Fault in Tampa, Florida?

Why Does My Auto Insurance Have To Pay For My Medical Bills When I’m Not At Fault in Tampa, Florida?

shutterstock_202050841Oftentimes when individuals who have been involved in an accident in Tampa, Florida come into our office, and they ask why their automobile insurance company has to pay their medical bills. Florida is a no fault state meaning regardless of who’s at fault in an accident your personal injury protection or PIP benefits under your automobile insurance will be primary in terms of paying for your accident related medical bills. Once that PIP benefits or coverage is exhausted then any health insurance you might have will step in and pay the bills above what is paid by your PIP care.

This informational blog post was provided by Betsey Herd, an experienced Tampa, Florida Car Accident Attorney.