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Can Car Accidents have legal Implications?

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Aug 03, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the state of Florida, everyone is required to get some form of car insurance in case they are ever in a car accident. New Tampa residents might be under the impression that if you are ever in a serious situation, the insurance company will take care of everything, that's the reasons why they charge you for coverage right? Unfortunately, insurance companies are not always in the position to give you everything that you are entitled to as they are a business, and to stay in business they have to cut costs wherever they can. In some situations, it may be better for an individual in a car accident to hire an attorney to represent them.

Who is at Fault?

It is no easy task for someone from the insurance company to determine whose negligence caused the accident in the first place, but from an individual's perspective this can make all the difference in a car accident. New Tampa residents should be aware that when they hire the effort of a attorney that they would know how to look for evidence of negligence on your behalf that would support your case. This can lease to personal injury claims in civil disputes.

Unintentionally admitting to being at Fault

Another reason where it might be important to hire the assistance of an attorney in a car accident is if you accidently admit to causing fault even though you really did not. When you are in a car accident, New Tampa residents would have to talk to a representative of the insurance company and if you say the wrong thing, it could jeopardize your case. Insurance companies are trying to save as much as their money as possible, so depending on what you say can cause them to not issue you or your vehicle.

*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

About the Author

Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...


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