Lead Counsel Podcast Episode 23
  • September 7, 2023
  • Thomas Tona
  • Categories: Podcast

Prepare to navigate the often confusing world of no-fault insurance for car accidents in New York State. The journey promises to be anything but monotonous as we get into how this insurance scheme operates, the coverage it offers, and the crucial steps to take following a car accident. The importance of filing a no-fault application in a timely manner, informing medical professionals that the injuries incurred are accident-related, and presenting bills to the no-fault carrier within the stipulated timeline will all be laid out.

Keeping our promise of making this complex subject both engaging and informative, we delve into the nuances of the no-fault exam, stressing the need to accompany clients to these evaluations. We’ll guide you on the road to maximizing personal injury costs while underscoring the importance of honesty during these assessments. 

Spread the word and help your friends and family who’ve been involved in a car accident in New York understand this complex yet crucial insurance mechanism.

In this episode, you will hear about:

  • What no-fault Insurance is and how it operates in New York State, covering the basics of personal injury protection insurance and its coverage.
  • The importance of taking immediate action post-accident, such as filing a no-fault application within 30 days and informing healthcare providers that injuries are related to the accident.
  • The nuances of no-fault exams, highlighting the need for honesty and vigilance during these assessments.
  • Why other types of insurance, including health insurance, should not be used in a New York auto accident, with exceptions for workers’ comp insurance and no-fault insurance.
  • The importance of not minimizing injuries during no-fault exams and the role of medical professionals in submitting bills and disputing denials.
  • How to navigate situations where a person has multiple accidents, explaining how the claims can be distinguished and handled separately.

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