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Florida’s Pure Comparative Negligence Law Can Reduce Compensation

Florida is a no-fault state. That means every driver is required by law to get $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, and that you are automatically covered up to this amount if you are ever injured or your car is damaged in an auto accident.
 
However, sometimes the cost of injuries and other damages goes well above that amount. Moreover, everyone knows that in most car crashes, someone is to blame. Someone is at fault.
 
In our state, those two things align – if your damages are severe, you are allowed to file a personal injury lawsuit against the other driver and attempt to collect compensation by proving their negligence.…

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