What Are Future Damages In A Florida Auto Accident Case?
When you are in an auto accident in Florida, no matter who was at fault, your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) will pay 80% of your medical bills, up to a maximum of $10,000. As most people would agree, $10,000 barely goes anywhere when it comes to covering hospital bills. In some cases, such as in cases of lost wages, the recoverable percentage is capped at 60%.
What are Future Damages?
Future damages are those that are not immediately apparent after an accident but may become evident later on. These are not covered by your personal injury insurance, and you may need to speak with an attorney about your options for recovering these losses. For example, the attorney may suggest litigation or mediation with the at-fault party to help you recover these expenses.
Common types of future damages include the following: