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18 Nov 2008

Michigan Assigned Claims Facility | Michigan Motorcycle Accident

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According to the Michigan State Police, the number of motorcycles involved in fatal crashes has increased 144.2% in the ten-year period between 1997 and 2007. Though danger looms on the road, especially when you are riding a bike, many accident victims do not know what to do and how to make claims in the event of a Michigan motorcycle accident. In Michigan, the laws about how to file claims are more complex than any other state in the country.

Michigan law assigns can Order of Priority to determine the order in which an insurer, if any, becomes liable for Michigan No Fault insurance benefits.  These benefits include payment of medical expenses, lost wages, household services, attendant care services, and other benefits.  In some circumstances, the injured person may be entitled to benefits but did not have an insurance policy.

Depending on a number of factors, the injured person may qualify for benefits through the State of Michigan Assigned Claims Facility. The Michigan Assigned Claims Facility is an official state agency, which has the power to authorize an insurance company to offer benefits to a victim of the accident, in case he or she is unable to get such benefits from any other source. There is a specific form that must filed with the agency to qualify for benefits.

You must complete the form and send it to the address below.  It is important that the form be properly completed and submitted to the facility within one year after the date of the accident in order to receive benefits.

Assigned Claims Facility
Michigan Department of State
Lansing, MI  48918-1412

There are a host of Michigan first-party and third-party benefits. You need to be aware of them to get the best out of your claims. For instance, did you know that the Michigan motor vehicle accident law permits medical coverage to you for life, or for as long as you need medical treatment for recuperation, after you have been involved in a road accident?

An experienced Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer can help accident victims understand their rights and get every dollar they deserve from their insurance company and the other drivers involved.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan motorcycle accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook” by calling our office.  We will send it along with other important information.

If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan Motorcycle accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

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