California Personal Injury Lawyer Sally Morin talks about the ways that you can cover your medical expenses in a personal injury case.

I’ve already talked about the four main types of payments. You’ve got health insurance, medical payments coverage, cash payments and liens with your providers. I’ve already had a video elaborating the health insurance portion – now I’m going to talk about number two: med-pay coverage on your auto policy.

This is awesome coverage. If you don’t already have med pay coverage, I urge you to contact your insurance salesperson and add that coverage. It’s not very expensive, but it’s great coverage. Med pay coverage will cover any medical or out of pocket medical expenses related to your accident. This means you get paid up front for the treatment. You don’t have to wait until the end of the settlement or the lawsuit and get the money from the third party. You can recover it up front.

Med-pay also covers things that your traditional health insurance isn’t going to cover, like massages, acupuncture, chiropractic, other great healing modalities. It will also cover your out of pocket prescription costs and co-pays and things like that. Make sure you’ve got med-pay, and if you don’t, call your insurance agent and sign up.

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This video and accompanying text is not intended to be a source of legal advice for any purpose. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. The information in this video and text does not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of your case.

Accident Client

“Last March, my partner was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street. During this difficult time of healing, we knew that bills were going to pile up and his was going to be a long process. After looking at multiple law firms, we knew that Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers was going to be the best place to work with. Lauren and her team were patient, supportive and caring during his difficult time. His schedule was always busy with work and doctor appointments that his main source of communication was through email. Lauren and her team made it to where he didn’t have to worry about anything but just sending over the paper work he got from the hospital, and other bill collectors involving his incident and they worried about the rest.

Because of all their help my partner Aaron, was able to heal with less worries on his shoulders. By end of December, everything was settled and we were pleased with the results. I’d like to give a huge thank you to Lauren & the Sally Morin team. If you’re looking for a law firm for your incident, I’d definitely look at this law firm.”

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