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New Bodily Injury Forms Released by DIFS and The New Michigan No-Fault Law

Key Points in This Article: For the first time in almost 50 years, drivers and owners can now be sued for the medical expenses they cause following a car crash. The DIFS released the Michigan Choice of Bodily Injury Liability Coverage Limits form motorists will need to sign beginning in July 2020. The form explains [...]

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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 [...]

Michigan Car Accident Law for Ohio Residents – The New Michigan No-Fault Law Explained

Key Points in This Article: Ohio drivers and passengers who are injured in a car crash while in Michigan and subject to Michigan car accident laws. The car accident laws for Michigan differ greatly compared to Ohio law. Because Michigan is a no-fault state, there are certain things a car crash victim injured in Michigan [...]

How The Michigan No-Fault Law Changes Affect Medicaid

Bulletin #4 – What the Change in the No-Fault Law Means for Medicaid    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 [...]

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 [...]

Changes to Pain and Suffering Laws in Michigan Car Accident Cases

Bulletin #2 – Michigan Car Accident Injury Law – Changes to Pain and Suffering Cases 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 [...]

Michigan No-Fault Law Legislation – Changes in the Auto Insurance Law

Bulletin #1 - Changes in The Order-of-Priority 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 are a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families, and [...]

New Michigan No-Fault Law Passes – What You Need to Know

Michigan No-Fault Reform Recap – What You Need to Know Last week, Governor Whitmer signed a bill that contains sweeping changes for the Michigan No-Fault Law. The governor, despite promises to the contrary, removed the mandatory unlimited PIP coverage that has protected so many Michigan citizens over the past 45 years. The new legislation, which [...]