PIP Suit - Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is a PIP suit?
A: A PIP suit is filed by an attorney for a medical provider against an insurance company for personal injury protection ("PIP") benefits. The provider is entitled to PIP benefits for treatment of an injury involving a motor vehicle as defined by Florida statutes.
Q: What is the difference between a personal injury ("PI") suit and a PIP suit?
A: A personal injury suit involves tort law and has a statute of limitations of four years. A PIP suit involves contract law and has a statute of limitations of five years. In a PIP suit, an attorney represents a patient and/or medical provider for unpaid benefits required by Florida law.
Q: Do most personal injury attorneys also handle PIP suits?
A: No. Most personal injury attorneys do not handle PIP suits.
Q: How much will it cost to hire LaBovick Law Group, to handle my PIP suits?
A: Nothing up front. The PIP Insurance Company pays our fees. You receive 100% of your PIP Benefits and potential compensation of interest and penalties.
Q: How do I know if a denied or reduced bill was justified?
A: You don't! Insurance companies often lead medical providers to believe that charges for treatment are not justified. If any of your bills have been denied or reduced in the last five years, call us to speak to one of our PIP suit attorneys. Do not let the insurance companies attempt to intimidate you. Contact us by phone at 1.866.LaBovick or visit us online at www.LaBovick.com/PIPsuit to discuss your rights or any issues regarding PIP suit claims.