December 21, 2020
If I Was at Fault for a Car Accident, Can I Still Recover Any Money?

If I Was at Fault for a Car Accident, Can I Still Recover Any Money?

Hi, Gene Zweben from Zweben Law group here to give you a little information about what to do after an accident. I get asked a lot if I was at fault for an accident can I still recover from my injuries from the other party? Typically, if you’re 100% at fault for an accident, you can’t recover from the other party, but you still may be able to recover through your own insurance for some medical bills. That was personal injury protection that I previously discussed in a prior video where your own policy can provide up to $10,000 of […]
December 14, 2020
The other person in the accident does not have insurance. Do I still have a claim?

The other person in the accident does not have insurance. Do I still have a claim?

Hi, Gene Zweben from Zweben Law Group here to give you a little information about what to do after a car accident and what happens if the person that hits you, the person that’s at fault doesn’t have any insurance. What do you do? Well hopefully, you have a good insurance agent and they sold you what’s called uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage. We call it “UM.” If you have “UM” and the other person doesn’t have any liability coverage or bodily injury coverage, which I previously discussed in another video, you can go after your own uninsured motorist or […]
November 30, 2020
How Personal Injury Attorney Gets Paid

How Does My Personal Injury Attorney Get Paid?

Hi, Gene Zweben from Zweben Law Group here to give you a little bit of information about what happens after an accident and how your attorney will get paid if you hire one to pursue your damages for you. Typically, in Florida, and what we do here at Zweben Law Group is work on a contingency fee. That means that you don’t pay any money at all unless we get money for you. That includes the cost that were going to have to spend out of our pocket to try to pursue your claim and build your case against the […]
November 23, 2020
Bodily Injury Coverage Car Accident Stuart, FL

Bodily Injury Coverage Explained

Hi, Gene Zweben from Zweben Law Group here to give you a little bit of information about what to do after a car accident and how the liability coverage works meaning how are you going to get paid for your injuries. In Florida, there is no requirement that the person driving has liability coverage or bodily injury coverage. However, most insurance companies do write policies that have that liability coverage. In Florida, on your policy, it’s called bodily injury, and if you look at your policy you’ll see that bodily injury can come in all different amounts. $10,000/$20,000, $25,000/$50,000, $100,000/$300,000, […]
November 9, 2020
Who Will Pay To Fix My Car After a Car Accident

Who Will Pay To Fix My Car After a Car Accident?

Hi, Gene Zweben from Zweben Law Group here to give you a little information on what to do after a car accident and who pays for your property damage, who pays to fix your car. Typically in Florida, both parties should have insurance to cover your car. On your policy it’s called collision on the other person’s policy who is at fault for the accident it’s called property damage. In Florida, it’s required to have a minimum of $10,000 in property damage. So if you weren’t at fault for an accident the other person should have $10,000 to pay to […]
November 2, 2020
Who Pays Medical Bills After Car Accident

Who Will Pay For My Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Hi, Gene Zweben from Zweben Law Group here to give you a little bit of information about what to do after a car accident and how it works with your medical bills. In Florida, we’re a no-fault state where personal injury protection, which is called PIP insurance, on your own policy pays for the first $10,000 of your medical bills. It will pay 80% of every medical bill up to $10,000. You can purchase additional insurance called medical payments coverage that will pay for that 20% and sometimes depending upon how high the limits are will pay for even more […]
October 26, 2020
Time Limit To File Car Accident Claim

The Time Limit to File a Car Accident Claim

Hi Gene Zweben from Zweben law group to give you a little bit of information about what happens in a car accident and what kind of timeframes are involved. After a car accident as I’ve stated in previous videos you do have to go to a doctor within 14 days to solidify your PIP benefits and that information has already been provided. However, you have 4 years typically to file a lawsuit against the other party for a car accident. You typically don’t wait that long, but that is the maximum time you have to file a lawsuit and if […]
October 19, 2020
Giving a Statement to the Other Driver's Insurance Company After A Car Accident

Giving a Statement to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company After a Car Accident

This is Gene Zweben from Zweben Law Group here to give you some information on what to do after you’re involved in an accident. After an accident insurance companies are going to be calling you. They want to find out what happened. With insurance companies, your own insurance company you do have to give a statement to and typically they record that statement just to get the information down for their records. And you have to do that because you signed a contract with your insurance company saying that you would do that if you’re involved in an accident. The […]
October 12, 2020
The First Thing You Should Do After a Car Accident

The First Thing You Should Do After An Accident

I’m going to give you some information about the first thing you should do after you’re involved in an accident. Now since you’re watching this video I assume you are not still at the accident scene and that you’re home safely recovering, but it is very important after an accident here in Florida to go see a doctor within the first 14 days and the sooner the better. If you don’t see a doctor within the first 14 days you lose your right to use your PIP benefits. Those are your Personal Injury Protection benefits on your own car policy. […]
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