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Who Will Pay My Medical Bills After an Accident in Tampa?

One of the most pressing questions every Tampa accident survivor has is how they will cover their medical expenses after an accident. The cost of healthcare in the U.S. is exorbitantly high, and even a minor injury can result in thousands of dollars in medical expenses. 

Below, we have provided more information regarding liability in Tampa accidents, who will cover these medical bills, and other losses you may be able to recover. 

Types of Accidents and Liability

Medical expenses are one of the most commonly sought damages in a Tampa personal injury claim. But, in order to be compensated for your injury-related healthcare costs, you must determine who is responsible for your accident. 

The at-fault individual or entity is the one who will pay your medical expenses. Take a look at the table below to review some of the most common types of accidents in a Tampa personal injury claim and their respective liable parties.

Accident Type Common Liable Parties
Motor vehicle accidents
Premises liability
  • Property owners
Dog bites
  • Dog owners
Defective products
  • Product manufacturers
  • Product distributors
Work injuries
  • Colleagues
  • Supervisors
  • Other third parties
Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Property owners
Medical malpractice
  • Nurses
  • Surgeons
  • Hospitals
  • Physicians
  • Other healthcare providers

Other Losses You May Be Able to Recover

In addition to seeking compensation for your medical expenses,  you can also be compensated for other financial and non-financial losses from the liable party, some of which might include:

  • Lost income and earning potential
  • Diminished quality of life
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damage
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of companionship and love
  • Inconvenience
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Reputational damage

Meet with a Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer

Don’t get stuck covering your medical bills when you weren’t to blame for the accident. Reach out to an experienced Tampa personal injury lawyer at Anderson & Anderson who can help you maximize your injury settlement. Call 813-251-0072 or complete the online submission form below to schedule a free claim review.