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Car Insurance Companies Use Material Misrepresentation and Fraud to Get Out of Paying Claims In Michigan

Key Points in This Article: Michigan car insurance carriers are aggressively denying claims and refusing to pay Michigan no-fault benefits by alleging fraud or a material misrepresentation in the purchase of the policy. The legal definition of material misrepresentation is the act of intentional hiding or fabrication of a material fact which, if known to […]

Stolen Vehicles and Michigan No-Fault Benefits

Key Points in This Article: People injured in a stolen vehicle can obtain Michigan no-fault benefits as well as pain and suffering compensation against the person who caused the crash. If you are hit by a stolen vehicle, then the insurance carrier for that vehicle will most likely not pay the claim. This author advises […]

No-Fault Bulletin No. 5 – New Third-Party Law

Key Points in This Article: This bulletin will evaluate the changes to third-party negligence cases under the new Michigan no-fault law. With the Public Act 21 of 2019, a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families and anyone who uses a car, truck or motorcycle in this state are possible. An individual who […]

Insurance Commissioner Changes Rule on PIP Benefits for Michigan Assigned Claims Cases

Michigan Assigned Claims Injury Lawyers The Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) issued an important order on September 24, 2019 concerning the Michigan no-fault law, and more specifically car injury claims that go through the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP). First some background. Under Michigan law, if you are injured in […]

Commercial Truck Accidents and Proving Truck Driver Negligence

Synopsis Weighing 80,000 lbs. compared to a passenger vehicle’s 5,000 lbs., semi-trucks are bigger, heavier, and much more challenging to control and stop than any other car or truck on the road. Commercial truck drivers work long shifts under a timely schedule to ensure deliveries. Fatigue and distraction too quickly settle in. In an attempt […]

Michigan No-Fault Legislation – PIP Coverage

Bulletin #3 – Changes to PIP Coverage On May 30, 2019, Governor Whitmer signed a major overhaul to the Michigan no-fault system, completely transforming Michigan car accident law. The legislation took effect on June 11, 2019 as Public Act 21 of 2019. There a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families and anyone […]