Legal Question in Personal Injury in Florida

broward county school bus backed into my car while i was in the schools front office. Contacted their insurance company who said i have to pay up front and they will reimburse me for damages. i dont want to go through my insurance company so do i have to pay the costly repair and rental fees upfront and what for the school board to pay me back?

Asked on 5/18/11, 11:11 am

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Based on the facts you have laid out, the School Board's carrier needs to pay for the damage to your vehicle. If you involve your insurance carrier in this, you will have to pay for whatever deductible you may have. However, your insurance carrier will pursue reimbursement of that deductible on your behalf from the School Board's insurance carrier. Good luck on dealing with this matter.


Josť A. Negroni, Esq.

Negroni Law Group, LLC


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Answered on 5/18/11, 12:05 pm
David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.
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Suing the School Board is time consuming and technical. Much easier to make a claim with your carrier.

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Answered on 5/19/11, 12:24 pm

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