Taxi Cab Accidents
South Florida and its beaches are and have been a major tourist attraction for decades . It is estimated that there are tens of thousands of taxi cabs serving Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach Counties. Unfortunately there are also a significant number of accidents and collisions involving taxi cabs causing injuries to passengers who are both visitors and residents alike. If you have been injured in a taxi cab accident, contact our Miami taxi accident lawyers to discuss your case.Miami Taxi Cab Accident Injury Lawyer
Florida also requires that taxis registered in the state have a minimum coverage of $125,000 for bodily injury insurance for each person and $250,000 for each accident.These taxis must also maintain $50,000 property damage coverage. This means that any one person, when injured by or in a taxi cab who was at fault, has a maximum of $125,000.00 in liability insurance available to them. If more than one person is injured in or by a taxi cab at fault, then there is a maximum of $250,000.00 of insurance available in total.
Often it is very difficult to confirm insurance coverage for a taxi operator. Many operators claim to be "self-insured". It may also be difficult to establish who is really at fault in the accident . Receiving full compensation for all losses in such cases can become very complex. The expertise and skills of a knowledgeable attorney in such claims may prove invaluable.
The Law Office of Ruth E. Johnson has handled numerous taxi cab accident claims. These accident claims continue to comprise a significant part of our practice.