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Florida Pedestrian Injuries – Getting Your Medical Bills Paid

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Dec 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Florida trial lawyer and chiropractic physician, Guy S. DiMartino, discusses Florida pedestrian injuries and getting your medical bills paid after an accident.

A Florida pedestrian can be hit by a car or truck and injured while walking in a parking lot, parking garage, shopping center or crossing the street.  If you are a pedestrian that has been hit and injured by a car or truck you should be able to receive up to $10,000 in personal injury protection benefits to pay for your medical bills and/or lost wages.   Florida is a no-fault state and pedestrians can qualify for PIP benefits in one of three ways:

  • If you have a Florida automobile insurance policy.
  • If you do not own a car in Florida but you live in a household where a relative owns a car and has insurance on the car.
  • Through the insurance company of the driver that hit you if you do not own a car in Florida and do not live with a relative that owns a car in Florida.

Qualifying a Florida pedestrian who has been injured in a motor vehicle accident can be confusing and many times requires the assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Florida's Personal Injury Protection law is changing in January 2013, if you have any questions about your Florida pedestrian injury claim, give me a call at (352) 267-9168 or fill out the internet consultation form on the right hand side of the screen.

About the Author

Guy DiMartino

I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+

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