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Category: No Fault

 

Personal Injury Results

$15.3 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

$3 MILLION | PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT (INGHAM COUNTY, MI)

$2.1 MILLION | PREMISES LIABILITY (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$2 MILLION | TRUCK ACCIDENT (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$1.9 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

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 […]

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

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

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

On May 30, 2019, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law aimed at reducing insurance costs for Michigan’s motorists. The new insurance coverage options granted by the bill officially go into effect on July 1, 2020. Michigan drivers must now choose one of the following levels of protection to receive no-fault medical benefits for […]

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 […]

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