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Does No-Fault Car Insurance Cover Pain and Suffering Damages?

A car accident causes extensive financial distress. Injury victims and their families must pay medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other expenses. In addition to the financial damages caused by a car accident, collisions cause pain and suffering. “Pain and suffering” is a legal term that describes the emotional distress, inconvenience, and life-altering effects that an […]

Michigan No-Fault Law Changes

Michigan’s No-Fault Laws: Your Ultimate Guide

Driving on any road, street, or highway can be deadly. Michigan is experiencing an increase in traffic fatalities from 2018 to 2022 of 15%. The total number of auto accidents has risen 4% last year. These increases lead to a rise in drivers’ auto insurance premiums. Part of the problem is Michigan’s no-fault laws that […]

Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault medical benefits for your auto insurance policy issued or renewed after July 1, 2020: $50,000 in medical coverage $250,000 in medical coverage $500,000 in […]

This Is What You Need to Know About Michigan’s New No-Fault Law

You may be surprised to learn that the state of Michigan has recently enacted a no-fault insurance law. This means that as of July 1, 2020, every driver and their insurance policy will be impacted, in addition to individuals hurt in car accidents, including bicyclists, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and more. Since these changes affect insurance policies, it’s […]

Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in car accidents are covered by no-fault insurance plans. The state also has comparative negligence laws in place, which permit the reduction of compensation for plaintiffs who are […]

Goodman Acker P.C. Wins $600,000 No-Fault Insurance Settlement for Injured Passenger

Our client, a Detroit resident and working mother of 2 children, was riding as a passenger in her own mother’s car when an unfortunate accident occurred on the I-94 Expressway in Kalamazoo. At or near the 078D ramp, our client’s mother lost control of the car, sending it into another motor vehicle. As a result […]

Why Should I Hire a Lawyer in a State with No-Fault Liability Laws?

In the context of a car accident, state laws either follow “at-fault” or “no-fault” statutes. These principles determine how the cost of damages are paid in the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision. In an at-fault state, people who are injured in a crash must prove that another party was liable for the incident to recover […]

Motorcycle Accident Lawsuits in Michigan

Michigan has unique and sometimes complex vehicle insurance laws which place certain restrictions on personal injury lawsuits. Michigan has a no-fault state, which means that no matter who is at fault for an accident, a motorist’s own insurance will, in theory, pay for any damages. Lawsuits can typically be filed after an accident when it […]