Emergency Medical Condition

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An Emergency Medical Condition (EMC) is a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, which may include severe pain, such that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably be expected to result in any of the following:

Serious jeopardy to patient health

Serious impairment to bodily functions

Serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part

Due to the extent of the statute definition of EMC, there is no concrete list of injuries that meet these parameters. With the help of us at Multi-Specialty Medical Consultants, we are readily available to assist you in identifying when an EMC event takes place. 

We offer the medical expertise in the field of EMC that will aid in determining if an EMC is present after an auto accident. This service will aid the injured party in making sure the best care is provided in a timely manner. 

Florida Personal Injury Protection (PIP)

In Florida, there is a Personal Injury Protection Statute (PIP) that requires all auto insurance companies to carry coverage for all people in automobile accidents to ensure they receive medical care despite having to determine who is at fault from the accident. 

If a person is injured in a car accident in Florida, they must be seen by a qualified medical practitioner within 14 days following the accident. This is where we, at Multi-Specialty Medical Consultants, come in. If an injured party is medically treated within the 14 day timeline, this allows for the injured person to receive PIP coverage of at least $2,500. 

The Florida PIP law does not specify when an EMC will be established. This is due to the fact that many medical evaluations and imaging tests can exceed the 14 day window. Many times, automobile accidents can have injuries that are not known at the time of the accident but have long term effects later down the road. For this reason, it is crucial to seek medical help within the 14 days of the accident, so we can assist with your road to recovery.