Income Loss Benefits

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Have You Missed Work Because of a Car Accident Injury?

Car accidents can cause serious, life-altering injuries that, among other stressors, may force you to miss time at work. Without a paycheck, you and your loved ones could be under severe financial strain. We know it's important to provide for your family, and we can help if a car accident injury is keeping you from work.

If you're missing work and losing out on paychecks because of a car accident injury, call our legal professionals today. We're standing by at 1-866-943-3427 or you can reach us online by completing the form located in the top right corner of this page. We'll review your case for free, answer all your legal questions, and fight to get you the money you need.

Lost Wages Insurance Coverage

In Pennsylvania, if you've added coverage for lost wages on your car insurance policy, then your insurer will pay you at 80% of your gross wages up to the limits specified on your policy. However, the insurance company won't pay you for the first five days of missed work.

Pennsylvania required minimum Income Loss Benefits coverage:

  • None

Our law firm's recommended minimum:

  • At least $1,000/month
  • $5,000 total

If your income is more than $1,000 per month, we recommend increasing this coverage to reflect your after-tax earnings. That way your compensation will be 80% of your actual pay.

No Insurance for Lost Wages?

If you didn't add Income Loss benefits on your insurance policy and weren't the at-fault driver, you may still be able to recover lost pay. By hiring our attorneys, we'll work to make sure you get compensation for your income loss, as well as:

  • Pain & Suffering
  • Unpaid Medical Bills
  • Past/Future Surgeries
  • Physical Therapy
  • And More

Don't miss out on the money you need to support yourself and your loved ones. We'll help you plan for the future and prepare you for any unexpected medical costs. Don't hesitate. There may be time limits to your injury claim.

30 Years of Experience and Success

Since 1982, we've recovered over a billion dollars for our injured clients. Visit our verdicts and settlements page for examples of the cases we've won. We battle for our clients to get you the maximum amount of money for your injuries. If you've missed out on paychecks because of a car accident injury, we can help.

When you hire our law firm, we'll:

  • Send investigators to collect evidence
  • Hire experts to prove your case
  • Stand up to insurance companies
  • Keep you up-to-date on the progress of your case
  • Never charge an hourly attorney fee
  • Cover your upfront costs
  • Come to you if you can't drive
  • And much more
This guide is not a complete summary of the Pennsylvania Auto Insurance Law. It is designed to highlight certain important features of this law and should not be considered legal advice. Everyone has different insurance needs. If you have any questions concerning your coverage, please contact your insurance company representative.
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