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I was involved in a car accident in Nov of 2015. I was hit

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Hello. I was involved in a car accident in Nov of 2015. I was hit in the rear by a woman while I sat at a red light. She was cited.
I incurred approximately 400.00 in medical bills. My Attorney called to say he has reached what he feels is a fair settlement. This settlement included me paying my own insurance 1800.00 for PIP. I realize Florida is a no-fault state, but why would I pay 1800.00 if my bills were only 400.00. Which I also paid.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Maverick replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Maverick replied 9 months ago.

There must be some type of misunderstanding. Florida drivers are required to carry a minimum insurance of $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) benefits to pay for medical expenses and lost wages. If you medical bills were $400.00 then those should be covered by your PIP insurance and you should not be having to pay out anything. You may have signed a fee agreement with the lawyer's office that is causing the $2,200.00 loss.

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