Massachusetts, like several other states in the U.S., operates under a specific set of rules when it comes to dealing with the aftermath of a car accident. The cornerstone of these regulations is the No-Fault Car Insurance Law, codified in Chapter 90, Section 34M of the Massachusetts General Laws, which greatly influences the way car accident victims seek compensation for damages.
Understanding the No-Fault Car Insurance Law
Under Massachusetts’s No-Fault Law, drivers are required to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance as part of their auto insurance policy. This coverage pays up to $8,000 for medical expenses, lost wages, and other costs related to injuries sustained in a car accident, regardless of who was at fault for the accident.