In Texas, auto insurance companies are required by law to offer personal injury protection, often referred to as PIP coverage, unless the insured party rejects PIP coverage in writing. Another benefit of PIP coverage in Texas is that making a PIP claim cannot affect your insurance rates under Texas law. Therefore, if you have to be at the coverage and are involved in accident you should always file a claim under your PIP coverage. If you have hired an attorney to assist you with your injury case, your attorney will usually take care of your application for PIP benefits for you. However, if you were involved in only a minor accident, with minor injuries, and are handling the claim on your own, you may wonder how to go about filing a PIP claim. Here are the steps:
If you have been injured in an accident, and have questions regarding your injury case, give us a call for a free consultation with one of our injury attorneys. You can also find a lot of good information on our auto accident FAQ website. Barrus Law Group offers a No Fee Guarantee – you never paid a fee unless we win your case!