Receiving car accident compensation in Florida can be difficult without the help of an experienced attorney. Contact the experienced St. Petersburg personal injury trial attorneys at Salter, Healy, Bassett & Rivera to schedule a free consultation and go over the details of your case.
Car Accident Compensation in Florida | Shared Fault
Florida is a pure comparative negligence state which means that the only way to completely bar you from receiving compensation is if you are deemed to be 100% at fault. If you are 0%-99% at fault, then you eligible for a compensatory reward. The insurance company will try to deem you for as much fault as possible so that they owe you less money. We will make sure that they do not succeed. Your full and fair compensation is our priority. We will strive to get you the biggest award possible by keeping the insurance company from pinning any of the blame on you.
Car Accident Compensation in Florida | Do Not Talk to the Insurance Company
Shortly after your accident, it is nearly guaranteed that you will receive a call from the insurance company of the other driver involved in the accident. They will want to get a recorded statement from you, but you need to know that it will not help your case if you give them one. In fact, it will most likely harm your case if you talk to them. You have no legal obligation to talk to them and you should let your attorney take over all communication as to avoid any reduction to your compensation.
If you have been involved in a car accident that gave you a serious injury, please call our St. Petersburg car accident attorneys today for a free consultation. Contact our office today to get the results you deserve.