Who Pays My Personal Injury Medical Bills?

If you have suffered any type of personal injury that was not your fault, you may still be stuck paying the medical bills for the extensive or simple medical treatment that you need. If you find yourself in such a situation, First Coast personal injury attorney John Fagan may be able to assist you in providing the various options available in paying these bills. It is important for you to realize that the only person responsible for your medical bills, prior to the settlement of your case, is you. If you do not have health insurance, your First Coast injury attorney may be able to create a medical lien for you, provided that you sign the documents stating that you will pay for your medical bills upon settling your case. However, if you have healthcare of any kind, your health insurance company will be able to handle your medical bills. Insurance includes personal health insurance provided by your employer; insurance that is paid for individually; insurance that is paid through your spouse or parents; worker’s compensation insurance; liability insurance; or medical payments insurance covered by your automobile insurance. If you or a loved one would like to seek legal action for any personal injuries, get the legal advice and expertise of an experienced First Coast personal injury attorney. Contact experienced First Coast personal injury attorney John Fagan for a free initial consultation by simply filling out the form that’s found on this webpage.

About John Fagan

John is a Jacksonville native who grew up on the First Coast. He graduated from Bishop Kenny High School in 1975 and went to college at Florida State University where he completed a 4-year program in 3 years. John graduated from the Florida State University College of Business in 1978 and went straight into Florida State University College of Law. While in law school, John earned a position on the prestigious Law Review Board serving as its Business Editor. As a law student, John studied in the Oxford program. He also interned with the Florida Legislature working in the Florida House of Representatives Criminal Justice Committee. John was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1981. John began his legal career as a law school intern in the State Attorney's Office in Jacksonville in 1981. After his internship, legendary State Attorney Ed Austin hired John as a full-time Assistant State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit (Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties). As a prosecutor, John tried jury and non-jury trial on charges ranging from DUI to Murder. In 1983, John moved from the State Attorney's Office to begin his career in private practice. He has practiced law for 30 years on the First Coast. For the last 20 years, John and his family have made Clay County their home. John limits his practice to personal injury and disability cases. While there are many fine attorneys in Clay County, John is one of only a few Clay County attorneys who limit their practice to personal injury and disability cases. John takes pride in helping clients resolve injury claims in ways that avoid the stress, uncertainty, and the expense of unnecessary litigation. Professional Activities John is the past President of the Clay County Bar Association and has served on the Board of the Clay County Bar Association from 2009-2013. He is an active member of the Florida Bar, and the Federal Bar of the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. He is also a member of the American Association of Justice, the Florida Association of Justice, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, and the National Organization of Veterans' Advocates. Service to the Community John is involved in the Clay County Community serving as a member and Director of the Rotary Club of Orange Park, of the Clay County Bar Association, and the Putnam County Bar Association.
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