Can You Get No-Fault Benefits & Damages In A Michigan Hit-And-Run Crash?

No one ever anticipates being in a hit-and-run crash where the other driver flees the scene. If you’re injured in a Michigan hit-and-run car accident, one crucial question is whether you’re entitled to no-fault benefits to pay your medical bills, replacement services and any lost wages.

Another important question is whether you can recover damages for your non-economic loss, like pain and suffering or loss of enjoyment, even though you don’t know who hit your vehicle.

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Michigan Motorists: Protect Yourself From Lousy, Uninsured Drivers

As many as 21 percent of Michigan motorists are driving their cars without any auto no-fault insurance, even though it’s required by state law. What does this mean for you? It means you have a 1 in 5 chance of being in a car crash with an uninsured driver. And because these drivers are uninsured, you may not be fully compensated for your injuries.

Under Michigan’s no-fault insurance system, when you’re injured in an auto accident, you typically ...

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Why Do Michigan Drivers Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

When you’re injured in a car accident, you typically collect no-fault benefits from your own insurance company. You might also get some benefits from the at-fault driver’s insurance provider. But sometimes the at-fault driver’s policy may not fully compensate you for your injuries. This is why Michigan drivers need to purchase underinsured motorist coverage.

Here’s the deal. Michigan motorists are only required to carry $20,000 in no-fault insurance coverage. These bare-bones policies are often capped at $40,000 per accident. ...

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