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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Michigan Accident Attorney Daniel L. Buckfire

Michigan Accident Attorney Daniel L. Buckfire

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Michigan Accident Attorney Daniel L. Buckfire

Michigan Accident Attorney Daniel L. Buckfire


Copyright © 2009 by Daniel L. Buckfire

Copyright © 2009 by Daniel L. Buckfire

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission of the author.

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission of the author.

ISBN: 978-1-59571-354-4

ISBN: 978-1-59571-354-4

Printed in the United States of America.

Printed in the United States of America.

Word Association Publishers 205 5th Avenue Tarentum, PA 15084 www.wordassociation.com

Word Association Publishers 205 5th Avenue Tarentum, PA 15084 www.wordassociation.com

Copyright © 2009 by Daniel L. Buckfire

Copyright © 2009 by Daniel L. Buckfire

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission of the author.

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission of the author.

ISBN: 978-1-59571-354-4

ISBN: 978-1-59571-354-4

Printed in the United States of America.

Word Association Publishers 205 5th Avenue Tarentum, PA 15084 www.wordassociation.com

Printed in the United States of America.

Word Association Publishers 205 5th Avenue Tarentum, PA 15084 www.wordassociation.com


CONTENTS Forward – Who I am, and Why I Wrote This Book Legal Advice Choosing the Right Lawyer for Your Case Legal Requirements for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle What Does the Phrase “No-Fault” Mean, Anyway? Motorcycle Repairs and Damage Claims Being Compensated for Your Personal Injuries No-Fault Insurance Benefits Types of Benefits Wage and Income Loss Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses In-Home Nursing Care / Attendant Care Household Chores / Replacement Services Case Management Services Home Modifications and Accommodations Medical Mileage Special Transportation Survivor’s Loss Benefits

Free Newsletter Form 10 Secrets that Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You Free Motorcycle Insurance Report

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Forward – Who I am, and Why I Wrote This Book Legal Advice Choosing the Right Lawyer for Your Case Legal Requirements for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle What Does the Phrase “No-Fault” Mean, Anyway? Motorcycle Repairs and Damage Claims Being Compensated for Your Personal Injuries No-Fault Insurance Benefits Types of Benefits Wage and Income Loss Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses In-Home Nursing Care / Attendant Care Household Chores / Replacement Services Case Management Services Home Modifications and Accommodations Medical Mileage Special Transportation Survivor’s Loss Benefits

Free Newsletter Form 10 Secrets that Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You Free Motorcycle Insurance Report

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CONTENTS Forward – Who I am, and Why I Wrote This Book Legal Advice Choosing the Right Lawyer for Your Case Legal Requirements for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle What Does the Phrase “No-Fault” Mean, Anyway? Motorcycle Repairs and Damage Claims Being Compensated for Your Personal Injuries No-Fault Insurance Benefits Types of Benefits Wage and Income Loss Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses In-Home Nursing Care / Attendant Care Household Chores / Replacement Services Case Management Services Home Modifications and Accommodations Medical Mileage Special Transportation Survivor’s Loss Benefits

Free Newsletter Form 10 Secrets that Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You Free Motorcycle Insurance Report

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CONTENTS iv vi 1 3 6 8 11 18 26 31 36 40 43 47 51 54 57 61 62 63

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Forward – Who I am, and Why I Wrote This Book Legal Advice Choosing the Right Lawyer for Your Case Legal Requirements for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle What Does the Phrase “No-Fault” Mean, Anyway? Motorcycle Repairs and Damage Claims Being Compensated for Your Personal Injuries No-Fault Insurance Benefits Types of Benefits Wage and Income Loss Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses In-Home Nursing Care / Attendant Care Household Chores / Replacement Services Case Management Services Home Modifications and Accommodations Medical Mileage Special Transportation Survivor’s Loss Benefits

Free Newsletter Form 10 Secrets that Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You Free Motorcycle Insurance Report

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Who I am and Why I Wrote This Book

Who I am and Why I Wrote This Book

I am attorney Daniel L. Buckfire and am a partner at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. I have an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Michigan Business School and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

I am not a biker. If you are looking for a biker/lawyer, I am not the attorney for your case. Of course, if you were looking for the best surgeon to operate on your brain, I sincerely doubt that you would insist on having a biker/surgeon.

If you are looking for a lawyer with integrity who possesses significant knowledge of the complex insurance and liability laws relating to motorcycle accidents, you should seriously consider hiring me for your case. I work with the finest motorcycle accident reconstruction experts, highway engineers, and motorcycle safety experts in the United States on my cases. I have achieved excellent results for my clients injured in motorcycle accidents and believe that I can do the same for you.

I am attorney Daniel L. Buckfire and am a partner at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. I have an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Michigan Business School and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

I am not a biker. If you are looking for a biker/lawyer, I am not the attorney for your case. Of course, if you were looking for the best surgeon to operate on your brain, I sincerely doubt that you would insist on having a biker/surgeon.

If you are looking for a lawyer with integrity who possesses significant knowledge of the complex insurance and liability laws relating to motorcycle accidents, you should seriously consider hiring me for your case. I work with the finest motorcycle accident reconstruction experts, highway engineers, and motorcycle safety experts in the United States on my cases. I have achieved excellent results for my clients injured in motorcycle accidents and believe that I can do the same for you.

I wrote this book to help you understand your legal rights if you were injured in a motorcycle accident. The insurance laws in Michigan that apply to motorcycle accidents are very complicated and change on almost a daily basis. This book was written to make these laws easy to understand for someone who is not a lawyer or judge.

I wrote this book to help you understand your legal rights if you were injured in a motorcycle accident. The insurance laws in Michigan that apply to motorcycle accidents are very complicated and change on almost a daily basis. This book was written to make these laws easy to understand for someone who is not a lawyer or judge.

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Who I am and Why I Wrote This Book

Who I am and Why I Wrote This Book

I am attorney Daniel L. Buckfire and am a partner at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. I have an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Michigan Business School and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

I am not a biker. If you are looking for a biker/lawyer, I am not the attorney for your case. Of course, if you were looking for the best surgeon to operate on your brain, I sincerely doubt that you would insist on having a biker/surgeon.

If you are looking for a lawyer with integrity who possesses significant knowledge of the complex insurance and liability laws relating to motorcycle accidents, you should seriously consider hiring me for your case. I work with the finest motorcycle accident reconstruction experts, highway engineers, and motorcycle safety experts in the United States on my cases. I have achieved excellent results for my clients injured in motorcycle accidents and believe that I can do the same for you.

I am attorney Daniel L. Buckfire and am a partner at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. I have an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Michigan Business School and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

I am not a biker. If you are looking for a biker/lawyer, I am not the attorney for your case. Of course, if you were looking for the best surgeon to operate on your brain, I sincerely doubt that you would insist on having a biker/surgeon.

If you are looking for a lawyer with integrity who possesses significant knowledge of the complex insurance and liability laws relating to motorcycle accidents, you should seriously consider hiring me for your case. I work with the finest motorcycle accident reconstruction experts, highway engineers, and motorcycle safety experts in the United States on my cases. I have achieved excellent results for my clients injured in motorcycle accidents and believe that I can do the same for you.

I wrote this book to help you understand your legal rights if you were injured in a motorcycle accident. The insurance laws in Michigan that apply to motorcycle accidents are very complicated and change on almost a daily basis. This book was written to make these laws easy to understand for someone who is not a lawyer or judge.

I wrote this book to help you understand your legal rights if you were injured in a motorcycle accident. The insurance laws in Michigan that apply to motorcycle accidents are very complicated and change on almost a daily basis. This book was written to make these laws easy to understand for someone who is not a lawyer or judge.

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This book may not answer all of your questions and simply cannot cover every aspect of the Michigan No-Fault and motorcycle insurance law. I am very proud to say that I have helped hundreds of injured clients, just like you, with their cases in the last sixteen years. To learn more about my record of success, please visit my firm web site for some examples of the great settlements and jury verdicts that I have obtained for my clients.

I always look forward to sharing my expertise with new clients and gladly speak with all persons who call my office. If you know someone else who would benefit from this book, please have them call me and I will send them a copy free of charge.

Daniel L. Buckfire, Attorney at Law daniel@buckfirelaw.com Specializing in Motorcylce Accident and Insurance Claims www.BuckfireLaw.com Toll-Free: (800) 606-1717

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

This book may not answer all of your questions and simply cannot cover every aspect of the Michigan No-Fault and motorcycle insurance law. I am very proud to say that I have helped hundreds of injured clients, just like you, with their cases in the last sixteen years. To learn more about my record of success, please visit my firm web site for some examples of the great settlements and jury verdicts that I have obtained for my clients.

I always look forward to sharing my expertise with new clients and gladly speak with all persons who call my office. If you know someone else who would benefit from this book, please have them call me and I will send them a copy free of charge.

Daniel L. Buckfire, Attorney at Law daniel@buckfirelaw.com Specializing in Motorcylce Accident and Insurance Claims www.BuckfireLaw.com Toll-Free: (800) 606-1717

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This book may not answer all of your questions and simply cannot cover every aspect of the Michigan No-Fault and motorcycle insurance law. I am very proud to say that I have helped hundreds of injured clients, just like you, with their cases in the last sixteen years. To learn more about my record of success, please visit my firm web site for some examples of the great settlements and jury verdicts that I have obtained for my clients.

I always look forward to sharing my expertise with new clients and gladly speak with all persons who call my office. If you know someone else who would benefit from this book, please have them call me and I will send them a copy free of charge.

Daniel L. Buckfire, Attorney at Law daniel@buckfirelaw.com Specializing in Motorcylce Accident and Insurance Claims www.BuckfireLaw.com Toll-Free: (800) 606-1717

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This book may not answer all of your questions and simply cannot cover every aspect of the Michigan No-Fault and motorcycle insurance law. I am very proud to say that I have helped hundreds of injured clients, just like you, with their cases in the last sixteen years. To learn more about my record of success, please visit my firm web site for some examples of the great settlements and jury verdicts that I have obtained for my clients.

I always look forward to sharing my expertise with new clients and gladly speak with all persons who call my office. If you know someone else who would benefit from this book, please have them call me and I will send them a copy free of charge.

Daniel L. Buckfire, Attorney at Law daniel@buckfirelaw.com Specializing in Motorcylce Accident and Insurance Claims www.BuckfireLaw.com Toll-Free: (800) 606-1717

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Legal Advice

Legal Advice

I am not allowed to give legal advice in this book and you should not take the information in the book as legal advice. It is intended to be informative and to provide you and your family with a basic understanding of your rights. If you hire my firm to represent you or a family member for a case, I will fully explain to you your legal rights under Michigan law and assist you in filing your claims. If you have already hired a lawyer before reading this book, you should contact your lawyer with specific questions about your rights and benefits.

I am not allowed to give legal advice in this book and you should not take the information in the book as legal advice. It is intended to be informative and to provide you and your family with a basic understanding of your rights. If you hire my firm to represent you or a family member for a case, I will fully explain to you your legal rights under Michigan law and assist you in filing your claims. If you have already hired a lawyer before reading this book, you should contact your lawyer with specific questions about your rights and benefits.

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Legal Advice

Legal Advice

I am not allowed to give legal advice in this book and you should not take the information in the book as legal advice. It is intended to be informative and to provide you and your family with a basic understanding of your rights. If you hire my firm to represent you or a family member for a case, I will fully explain to you your legal rights under Michigan law and assist you in filing your claims. If you have already hired a lawyer before reading this book, you should contact your lawyer with specific questions about your rights and benefits.

I am not allowed to give legal advice in this book and you should not take the information in the book as legal advice. It is intended to be informative and to provide you and your family with a basic understanding of your rights. If you hire my firm to represent you or a family member for a case, I will fully explain to you your legal rights under Michigan law and assist you in filing your claims. If you have already hired a lawyer before reading this book, you should contact your lawyer with specific questions about your rights and benefits.

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Choosing The Right Lawyer For Your Case

Do all lawyers in Michigan know how to handle motorcycle accident and injury cases?

No. The insurance laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents and auto accidents are very confusing and change almost on a daily basis. The No-Fault law was created in 1973 and there have been over 2,000 written court opinions regarding these laws.

The fact that Attorney Ernie drafted a will for your uncle or that Lawyer Linda handled your cousin’s divorce case does not make them qualified to handle a motorcycle accident case. Many attorneys who claim to be specialists in motorcycle accident cases do not know the intricacies of the laws relating to motorcycle accident cases.

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Choosing The Right Lawyer For Your Case

Do all lawyers in Michigan know how to handle motorcycle accident and injury cases?

No. The insurance laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents and auto accidents are very confusing and change almost on a daily basis. The No-Fault law was created in 1973 and there have been over 2,000 written court opinions regarding these laws.

The fact that Attorney Ernie drafted a will for your uncle or that Lawyer Linda handled your cousin’s divorce case does not make them qualified to handle a motorcycle accident case. Many attorneys who claim to be specialists in motorcycle accident cases do not know the intricacies of the laws relating to motorcycle accident cases.

While many lawyers will offer to represent you in your case, it is important to choose a lawyer to represent you that handles serious motorcycle accident injury cases everyday and has significant experience and expertise in representing injury victims. Lawyers without this knowledge and experience may not be familiar with or even understand these laws and its many technicalities, which could cause you to lose your benefits and your opportunity to obtain a settlement in your case.

While many lawyers will offer to represent you in your case, it is important to choose a lawyer to represent you that handles serious motorcycle accident injury cases everyday and has significant experience and expertise in representing injury victims. Lawyers without this knowledge and experience may not be familiar with or even understand these laws and its many technicalities, which could cause you to lose your benefits and your opportunity to obtain a settlement in your case.

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Choosing The Right Lawyer For Your Case

Do all lawyers in Michigan know how to handle motorcycle accident and injury cases?

No. The insurance laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents and auto accidents are very confusing and change almost on a daily basis. The No-Fault law was created in 1973 and there have been over 2,000 written court opinions regarding these laws.

The fact that Attorney Ernie drafted a will for your uncle or that Lawyer Linda handled your cousin’s divorce case does not make them qualified to handle a motorcycle accident case. Many attorneys who claim to be specialists in motorcycle accident cases do not know the intricacies of the laws relating to motorcycle accident cases.

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Choosing The Right Lawyer For Your Case

Do all lawyers in Michigan know how to handle motorcycle accident and injury cases?

No. The insurance laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents and auto accidents are very confusing and change almost on a daily basis. The No-Fault law was created in 1973 and there have been over 2,000 written court opinions regarding these laws.

The fact that Attorney Ernie drafted a will for your uncle or that Lawyer Linda handled your cousin’s divorce case does not make them qualified to handle a motorcycle accident case. Many attorneys who claim to be specialists in motorcycle accident cases do not know the intricacies of the laws relating to motorcycle accident cases.

While many lawyers will offer to represent you in your case, it is important to choose a lawyer to represent you that handles serious motorcycle accident injury cases everyday and has significant experience and expertise in representing injury victims. Lawyers without this knowledge and experience may not be familiar with or even understand these laws and its many technicalities, which could cause you to lose your benefits and your opportunity to obtain a settlement in your case.

While many lawyers will offer to represent you in your case, it is important to choose a lawyer to represent you that handles serious motorcycle accident injury cases everyday and has significant experience and expertise in representing injury victims. Lawyers without this knowledge and experience may not be familiar with or even understand these laws and its many technicalities, which could cause you to lose your benefits and your opportunity to obtain a settlement in your case.

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How do you find the best lawyer for your case?

The best way to find the right lawyer is to know the right questions to ask before you hire a lawyer for your case. These questions are a good start:

1. What experience do you have handling serious motorcycle accident injury claims? 2. Have you ever written a book, like this one, on motorcycle accidents and insurance claims? 3. Have you ever spoken to groups of other lawyers and professionals about accident cases and insurance laws? 4. Do you have a website with information on motorcycle accident cases and free forms that I can print to make my insurance claims? 5. What kinds of settlements have you received for your clients?

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

How do you find the best lawyer for your case?

The best way to find the right lawyer is to know the right questions to ask before you hire a lawyer for your case. These questions are a good start:

1. What experience do you have handling serious motorcycle accident injury claims? 2. Have you ever written a book, like this one, on motorcycle accidents and insurance claims? 3. Have you ever spoken to groups of other lawyers and professionals about accident cases and insurance laws? 4. Do you have a website with information on motorcycle accident cases and free forms that I can print to make my insurance claims? 5. What kinds of settlements have you received for your clients?

The lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire P.C. will give you honest answers to these questions. Our firm has represented injury victims and their families throughout the State of Michigan for almost forty years. Our lawyers have the thorough knowledge, expertise, and experience in handling these cases and understand how to handle difficult cases and best represent our clients. Most of our clients are referred to us from other clients who have placed their trust in us to represent their family members, friends, and colleagues. We also receive many referrals from other lawyers and from medical professionals who recognize that we are the law firm to best represent their clients and patients.

The lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire P.C. will give you honest answers to these questions. Our firm has represented injury victims and their families throughout the State of Michigan for almost forty years. Our lawyers have the thorough knowledge, expertise, and experience in handling these cases and understand how to handle difficult cases and best represent our clients. Most of our clients are referred to us from other clients who have placed their trust in us to represent their family members, friends, and colleagues. We also receive many referrals from other lawyers and from medical professionals who recognize that we are the law firm to best represent their clients and patients.

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How do you find the best lawyer for your case?

The best way to find the right lawyer is to know the right questions to ask before you hire a lawyer for your case. These questions are a good start:

1. What experience do you have handling serious motorcycle accident injury claims? 2. Have you ever written a book, like this one, on motorcycle accidents and insurance claims? 3. Have you ever spoken to groups of other lawyers and professionals about accident cases and insurance laws? 4. Do you have a website with information on motorcycle accident cases and free forms that I can print to make my insurance claims? 5. What kinds of settlements have you received for your clients?

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

How do you find the best lawyer for your case?

The best way to find the right lawyer is to know the right questions to ask before you hire a lawyer for your case. These questions are a good start:

1. What experience do you have handling serious motorcycle accident injury claims? 2. Have you ever written a book, like this one, on motorcycle accidents and insurance claims? 3. Have you ever spoken to groups of other lawyers and professionals about accident cases and insurance laws? 4. Do you have a website with information on motorcycle accident cases and free forms that I can print to make my insurance claims? 5. What kinds of settlements have you received for your clients?

The lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire P.C. will give you honest answers to these questions. Our firm has represented injury victims and their families throughout the State of Michigan for almost forty years. Our lawyers have the thorough knowledge, expertise, and experience in handling these cases and understand how to handle difficult cases and best represent our clients. Most of our clients are referred to us from other clients who have placed their trust in us to represent their family members, friends, and colleagues. We also receive many referrals from other lawyers and from medical professionals who recognize that we are the law firm to best represent their clients and patients.

The lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire P.C. will give you honest answers to these questions. Our firm has represented injury victims and their families throughout the State of Michigan for almost forty years. Our lawyers have the thorough knowledge, expertise, and experience in handling these cases and understand how to handle difficult cases and best represent our clients. Most of our clients are referred to us from other clients who have placed their trust in us to represent their family members, friends, and colleagues. We also receive many referrals from other lawyers and from medical professionals who recognize that we are the law firm to best represent their clients and patients.

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Legal Requirements in Michigan for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle

Legal Requirements in Michigan for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle

There are specific legal requirements in the State of Michigan for owning and operating a motorcycle. It is important to know these rules and regulations before you buy or ride a motorcycle. These requirements also provide the basis for determining the rights of motorcycle riders and passengers involved in accidents.

There are specific legal requirements in the State of Michigan for owning and operating a motorcycle. It is important to know these rules and regulations before you buy or ride a motorcycle. These requirements also provide the basis for determining the rights of motorcycle riders and passengers involved in accidents.

A motorcycle is a vehicle having a saddle or seat for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground, which is equipped with a motor that exceeds 50 cubic centimeters piston displacement.

A motorcycle is a vehicle having a saddle or seat for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground, which is equipped with a motor that exceeds 50 cubic centimeters piston displacement.

What is considered a “motorcycle” under Michigan law?

Who is required to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle in Michigan?

What is considered a “motorcycle” under Michigan law?

Who is required to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle in Michigan?

All motorcycle operators and passengers are required to wear a safety helmet on their head. The helmet must meet U.S. Department of Transportation standards and be properly labeled. The helmet must also be properly fastened.

All motorcycle operators and passengers are required to wear a safety helmet on their head. The helmet must meet U.S. Department of Transportation standards and be properly labeled. The helmet must also be properly fastened.

If you plan to operate your motorcycle on public roads, you must register it with the Secretary of State. Registrations are for one year only and expire on the owner’s birthday. When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property

If you plan to operate your motorcycle on public roads, you must register it with the Secretary of State. Registrations are for one year only and expire on the owner’s birthday. When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property

What are the registration requirements for motorcycles?

What are the registration requirements for motorcycles?

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Legal Requirements in Michigan for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle

Legal Requirements in Michigan for Owning and Operating a Motorcycle

There are specific legal requirements in the State of Michigan for owning and operating a motorcycle. It is important to know these rules and regulations before you buy or ride a motorcycle. These requirements also provide the basis for determining the rights of motorcycle riders and passengers involved in accidents.

There are specific legal requirements in the State of Michigan for owning and operating a motorcycle. It is important to know these rules and regulations before you buy or ride a motorcycle. These requirements also provide the basis for determining the rights of motorcycle riders and passengers involved in accidents.

A motorcycle is a vehicle having a saddle or seat for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground, which is equipped with a motor that exceeds 50 cubic centimeters piston displacement.

A motorcycle is a vehicle having a saddle or seat for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground, which is equipped with a motor that exceeds 50 cubic centimeters piston displacement.

What is considered a “motorcycle” under Michigan law?

Who is required to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle in Michigan?

What is considered a “motorcycle” under Michigan law?

Who is required to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle in Michigan?

All motorcycle operators and passengers are required to wear a safety helmet on their head. The helmet must meet U.S. Department of Transportation standards and be properly labeled. The helmet must also be properly fastened.

All motorcycle operators and passengers are required to wear a safety helmet on their head. The helmet must meet U.S. Department of Transportation standards and be properly labeled. The helmet must also be properly fastened.

If you plan to operate your motorcycle on public roads, you must register it with the Secretary of State. Registrations are for one year only and expire on the owner’s birthday. When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property

If you plan to operate your motorcycle on public roads, you must register it with the Secretary of State. Registrations are for one year only and expire on the owner’s birthday. When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property

What are the registration requirements for motorcycles?

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damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle. For initial registration, the motorcycle title must be presented and for renewals, the renewal registration or the previous year’s registration must be presented.

damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle. For initial registration, the motorcycle title must be presented and for renewals, the renewal registration or the previous year’s registration must be presented.

To operate a motorcycle on public roads, you must have a valid Michigan driver’s license with a motorcycle endorsement. The requirements for obtaining a motorcycle endorsement differ for teens and adults.

To operate a motorcycle on public roads, you must have a valid Michigan driver’s license with a motorcycle endorsement. The requirements for obtaining a motorcycle endorsement differ for teens and adults.

How do I obtain a motorcycle endorsement on my driver’s license?

For teens to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, teens must be at least 16 years old and possess a valid Level 2 or Level 3 Graduated Driver’s License, successfully complete an approved motorcycle safety course, and pass the written Secretary of State test.

How do I obtain a motorcycle endorsement on my driver’s license?

For teens to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, teens must be at least 16 years old and possess a valid Level 2 or Level 3 Graduated Driver’s License, successfully complete an approved motorcycle safety course, and pass the written Secretary of State test.

For adults to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, adults age 18 or older must possess a valid driver’s license, pass the written Secretary of State test, pass the motorcycle skills test by an organization approved by the Department of State or pass a motorcycle safety course approved by the Department of State. If an adult has a valid motorcycle endorsement from another state, the skill test and safety test may be waived.

For adults to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, adults age 18 or older must possess a valid driver’s license, pass the written Secretary of State test, pass the motorcycle skills test by an organization approved by the Department of State or pass a motorcycle safety course approved by the Department of State. If an adult has a valid motorcycle endorsement from another state, the skill test and safety test may be waived.

Driving skills tests are provided only through third-party testing programs. You can find one by contacting your local

Driving skills tests are provided only through third-party testing programs. You can find one by contacting your local

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How do I find an approved motorcycle testing program?

How do I find an approved motorcycle testing program?

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damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle. For initial registration, the motorcycle title must be presented and for renewals, the renewal registration or the previous year’s registration must be presented.

damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle. For initial registration, the motorcycle title must be presented and for renewals, the renewal registration or the previous year’s registration must be presented.

To operate a motorcycle on public roads, you must have a valid Michigan driver’s license with a motorcycle endorsement. The requirements for obtaining a motorcycle endorsement differ for teens and adults.

To operate a motorcycle on public roads, you must have a valid Michigan driver’s license with a motorcycle endorsement. The requirements for obtaining a motorcycle endorsement differ for teens and adults.

How do I obtain a motorcycle endorsement on my driver’s license?

For teens to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, teens must be at least 16 years old and possess a valid Level 2 or Level 3 Graduated Driver’s License, successfully complete an approved motorcycle safety course, and pass the written Secretary of State test.

How do I obtain a motorcycle endorsement on my driver’s license?

For teens to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, teens must be at least 16 years old and possess a valid Level 2 or Level 3 Graduated Driver’s License, successfully complete an approved motorcycle safety course, and pass the written Secretary of State test.

For adults to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, adults age 18 or older must possess a valid driver’s license, pass the written Secretary of State test, pass the motorcycle skills test by an organization approved by the Department of State or pass a motorcycle safety course approved by the Department of State. If an adult has a valid motorcycle endorsement from another state, the skill test and safety test may be waived.

For adults to apply for a motorcycle endorsement, adults age 18 or older must possess a valid driver’s license, pass the written Secretary of State test, pass the motorcycle skills test by an organization approved by the Department of State or pass a motorcycle safety course approved by the Department of State. If an adult has a valid motorcycle endorsement from another state, the skill test and safety test may be waived.

Driving skills tests are provided only through third-party testing programs. You can find one by contacting your local

Driving skills tests are provided only through third-party testing programs. You can find one by contacting your local

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How do I find an approved motorcycle testing program?

How do I find an approved motorcycle testing program?


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Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

How do I find an approved motorcycle safety course?

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Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

How do I find an approved motorcycle safety course?

You can find one by contacting your local Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

You can find one by contacting your local Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle.

When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle.

What are the insurance requirements for owning and operating a motorcycle?

What are the insurance requirements for owning and operating a motorcycle?

Although there is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle that you can afford. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

Although there is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle that you can afford. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

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Additionally, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum uninsured/underinsured motorists coverage which you can afford on your motorcycle. This very important optional coverage will be discussed in detail later in this book.

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Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

How do I find an approved motorcycle safety course?

Additionally, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum uninsured/underinsured motorists coverage which you can afford on your motorcycle. This very important optional coverage will be discussed in detail later in this book.

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

How do I find an approved motorcycle safety course?

You can find one by contacting your local Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

You can find one by contacting your local Michigan Secretary of State office or by visiting the department’s web site at www.Michigan.gov/sos.

When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle.

When registering, the owner must provide proof of insurance of $20,000/$40,000 for public liability and $10,000 for property damage. There is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle.

What are the insurance requirements for owning and operating a motorcycle?

What are the insurance requirements for owning and operating a motorcycle?

Although there is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle that you can afford. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

Although there is no requirement to purchase medical benefits coverage, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum medical benefits coverage on your motorcycle that you can afford. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

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Additionally, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum uninsured/underinsured motorists coverage which you can afford on your motorcycle. This very important optional coverage will be discussed in detail later in this book.

Additionally, we strongly recommend purchasing the maximum uninsured/underinsured motorists coverage which you can afford on your motorcycle. This very important optional coverage will be discussed in detail later in this book.


The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

What does the phrase “No-Fault” mean anyway?

What does the phrase “No-Fault” mean anyway?

Most of you have heard the phrase “No-Fault” but do not know exactly what it means or how it affects you if you were involved in a motorcycle accident. You are not alone. Basically, it means that you may be able get insurance benefits regardless of whether you or someone else was at fault in the accident. That’s right, you may be entitled to insurance benefits even if you were at fault in the accident.

Generally, when you are involved in a motorcycle accident in Michigan, there are three potential types of insurance claims, depending on the circumstances of the accident. These claims are explained in more detail in this book, but they are classified as: MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS AND DAMAGES (Payment for repairs to your motorcycle)

Most of you have heard the phrase “No-Fault” but do not know exactly what it means or how it affects you if you were involved in a motorcycle accident. You are not alone. Basically, it means that you may be able get insurance benefits regardless of whether you or someone else was at fault in the accident. That’s right, you may be entitled to insurance benefits even if you were at fault in the accident.

Generally, when you are involved in a motorcycle accident in Michigan, there are three potential types of insurance claims, depending on the circumstances of the accident. These claims are explained in more detail in this book, but they are classified as: MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS AND DAMAGES (Payment for repairs to your motorcycle)

BODILY INJURY CLAIMS (Payment for your personal injuries)

NO-FAULT INSURANCE BENEFITS/MED PAY BENEFITS (Payment for wage loss, medical expenses, etc.)

BODILY INJURY CLAIMS (Payment for your personal injuries)

NO-FAULT INSURANCE BENEFITS/MED PAY BENEFITS (Payment for wage loss, medical expenses, etc.)

Michigan is a no-fault state, and there are very complex laws in determining where to make claims for motorcycle repairs and no-fault benefits. Michigan law also allows you to make a claim against the driver and owner of the car or motorcycle who was at fault in the accident if you suffered personal

Michigan is a no-fault state, and there are very complex laws in determining where to make claims for motorcycle repairs and no-fault benefits. Michigan law also allows you to make a claim against the driver and owner of the car or motorcycle who was at fault in the accident if you suffered personal

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

What does the phrase “No-Fault” mean anyway?

What does the phrase “No-Fault” mean anyway?

Most of you have heard the phrase “No-Fault” but do not know exactly what it means or how it affects you if you were involved in a motorcycle accident. You are not alone. Basically, it means that you may be able get insurance benefits regardless of whether you or someone else was at fault in the accident. That’s right, you may be entitled to insurance benefits even if you were at fault in the accident.

Generally, when you are involved in a motorcycle accident in Michigan, there are three potential types of insurance claims, depending on the circumstances of the accident. These claims are explained in more detail in this book, but they are classified as: MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS AND DAMAGES (Payment for repairs to your motorcycle)

Most of you have heard the phrase “No-Fault” but do not know exactly what it means or how it affects you if you were involved in a motorcycle accident. You are not alone. Basically, it means that you may be able get insurance benefits regardless of whether you or someone else was at fault in the accident. That’s right, you may be entitled to insurance benefits even if you were at fault in the accident.

Generally, when you are involved in a motorcycle accident in Michigan, there are three potential types of insurance claims, depending on the circumstances of the accident. These claims are explained in more detail in this book, but they are classified as: MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS AND DAMAGES (Payment for repairs to your motorcycle)

BODILY INJURY CLAIMS (Payment for your personal injuries)

NO-FAULT INSURANCE BENEFITS/MED PAY BENEFITS (Payment for wage loss, medical expenses, etc.)

BODILY INJURY CLAIMS (Payment for your personal injuries)

NO-FAULT INSURANCE BENEFITS/MED PAY BENEFITS (Payment for wage loss, medical expenses, etc.)

Michigan is a no-fault state, and there are very complex laws in determining where to make claims for motorcycle repairs and no-fault benefits. Michigan law also allows you to make a claim against the driver and owner of the car or motorcycle who was at fault in the accident if you suffered personal

Michigan is a no-fault state, and there are very complex laws in determining where to make claims for motorcycle repairs and no-fault benefits. Michigan law also allows you to make a claim against the driver and owner of the car or motorcycle who was at fault in the accident if you suffered personal

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

injuries, such as pain and suffering and for any visible scars or disfigurements. These are called bodily injury claims.

injuries, such as pain and suffering and for any visible scars or disfigurements. These are called bodily injury claims.

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In this book, I will tell you how to make these claims and will answer many of your common questions. Of course, if you have questions that were not answered in this book, you can always just pick up the telephone and give me a call. Please feel free to call me at our toll-free number at 1-800-606-1717.

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In this book, I will tell you how to make these claims and will answer many of your common questions. Of course, if you have questions that were not answered in this book, you can always just pick up the telephone and give me a call. Please feel free to call me at our toll-free number at 1-800-606-1717.

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injuries, such as pain and suffering and for any visible scars or disfigurements. These are called bodily injury claims.

injuries, such as pain and suffering and for any visible scars or disfigurements. These are called bodily injury claims.

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In this book, I will tell you how to make these claims and will answer many of your common questions. Of course, if you have questions that were not answered in this book, you can always just pick up the telephone and give me a call. Please feel free to call me at our toll-free number at 1-800-606-1717.

In this book, I will tell you how to make these claims and will answer many of your common questions. Of course, if you have questions that were not answered in this book, you can always just pick up the telephone and give me a call. Please feel free to call me at our toll-free number at 1-800-606-1717.


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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Motorcycle Repair and Damage Claims

Motorcycle Repair and Damage Claims

Who has to pay for the repairs and damage to my motorcycle?

Who has to pay for the repairs and damage to my motorcycle?

In cases involving an accident with an automobile, the atfault driver and owner of the automobile is not responsible for any damage done to your motorcycle窶馬ot even your deductible. Therefore, if you want compensation for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle, you should purchase Collision Coverage for the motorcycle with your insurance company.

In cases involving an accident with an automobile, the atfault driver and owner of the automobile is not responsible for any damage done to your motorcycle窶馬ot even your deductible. Therefore, if you want compensation for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle, you should purchase Collision Coverage for the motorcycle with your insurance company.

Typically, your own motorcycle insurance pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle.

In cases involving an accident with another motorcycle, the at-fault driver and owner of the motorcycle is responsible for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle. What types of collision coverage are there?

Typically, your own motorcycle insurance pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle.

In cases involving an accident with another motorcycle, the at-fault driver and owner of the motorcycle is responsible for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle. What types of collision coverage are there?

Most insurers offer Standard Collision and Comprehensive insurance coverage. With Standard Collision coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle when you collide with another vehicle or object. If you hit a car, a pole or another nonliving object, Standard Collision coverage will apply.

Most insurers offer Standard Collision and Comprehensive insurance coverage. With Standard Collision coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle when you collide with another vehicle or object. If you hit a car, a pole or another nonliving object, Standard Collision coverage will apply.

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With Comprehensive coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle caused

With Comprehensive coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle caused

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Motorcycle Repair and Damage Claims

Motorcycle Repair and Damage Claims

Who has to pay for the repairs and damage to my motorcycle?

Who has to pay for the repairs and damage to my motorcycle?

In cases involving an accident with an automobile, the atfault driver and owner of the automobile is not responsible for any damage done to your motorcycle窶馬ot even your deductible. Therefore, if you want compensation for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle, you should purchase Collision Coverage for the motorcycle with your insurance company.

In cases involving an accident with an automobile, the atfault driver and owner of the automobile is not responsible for any damage done to your motorcycle窶馬ot even your deductible. Therefore, if you want compensation for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle, you should purchase Collision Coverage for the motorcycle with your insurance company.

Typically, your own motorcycle insurance pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle.

In cases involving an accident with another motorcycle, the at-fault driver and owner of the motorcycle is responsible for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle. What types of collision coverage are there?

Typically, your own motorcycle insurance pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle.

In cases involving an accident with another motorcycle, the at-fault driver and owner of the motorcycle is responsible for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle. What types of collision coverage are there?

Most insurers offer Standard Collision and Comprehensive insurance coverage. With Standard Collision coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle when you collide with another vehicle or object. If you hit a car, a pole or another nonliving object, Standard Collision coverage will apply.

Most insurers offer Standard Collision and Comprehensive insurance coverage. With Standard Collision coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle when you collide with another vehicle or object. If you hit a car, a pole or another nonliving object, Standard Collision coverage will apply.

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With Comprehensive coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle caused

With Comprehensive coverage, your insurance company pays for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle caused


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by an event other than a collision, such as fire, theft or vandalism. Also, if you hit an animal. Comprehensive coverage will apply. Both coverages are subject to a deductible. Also, if you purchase Comprehensive and/or Collision coverage, most insurers provide a nominal amount of Custom Parts and Equipment (CPE)/Accessory coverage, with an option to purchase additional coverage, usually up to $30,000.00.

by an event other than a collision, such as fire, theft or vandalism. Also, if you hit an animal. Comprehensive coverage will apply. Both coverages are subject to a deductible. Also, if you purchase Comprehensive and/or Collision coverage, most insurers provide a nominal amount of Custom Parts and Equipment (CPE)/Accessory coverage, with an option to purchase additional coverage, usually up to $30,000.00.

If you did not buy Collision coverage, you will have to pay for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle even if you were not at-fault in the accident. However, there are exceptions. First, you can seek payment from an at-fault driver and owner of an automobile if the driver and owner of the automobile were uninsured. Second, if a driver of a motorcycle negligently causes damages to your motorcycle, you can seek payment for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle from the driver and owner of the other motorcycle. Finally, if your motorcycle was parked in a legal, safe and reasonable manner and was struck by an automobile, the damages to your motorcycle are recoverable from the insurer of the owner or operator of the automobile involved in the accident.

If you did not buy Collision coverage, you will have to pay for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle even if you were not at-fault in the accident. However, there are exceptions. First, you can seek payment from an at-fault driver and owner of an automobile if the driver and owner of the automobile were uninsured. Second, if a driver of a motorcycle negligently causes damages to your motorcycle, you can seek payment for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle from the driver and owner of the other motorcycle. Finally, if your motorcycle was parked in a legal, safe and reasonable manner and was struck by an automobile, the damages to your motorcycle are recoverable from the insurer of the owner or operator of the automobile involved in the accident.

This is the amount that you agree to pay toward the damages and cost of repairs to your motorcycle before the insurance company steps in to pay for the rest of the damages and the cost of repairs to your motorcycle.

This is the amount that you agree to pay toward the damages and cost of repairs to your motorcycle before the insurance company steps in to pay for the rest of the damages and the cost of repairs to your motorcycle.

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What if I did not buy collision coverage?

What is a deductible?

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What if I did not buy collision coverage?

What is a deductible?

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by an event other than a collision, such as fire, theft or vandalism. Also, if you hit an animal. Comprehensive coverage will apply. Both coverages are subject to a deductible. Also, if you purchase Comprehensive and/or Collision coverage, most insurers provide a nominal amount of Custom Parts and Equipment (CPE)/Accessory coverage, with an option to purchase additional coverage, usually up to $30,000.00.

by an event other than a collision, such as fire, theft or vandalism. Also, if you hit an animal. Comprehensive coverage will apply. Both coverages are subject to a deductible. Also, if you purchase Comprehensive and/or Collision coverage, most insurers provide a nominal amount of Custom Parts and Equipment (CPE)/Accessory coverage, with an option to purchase additional coverage, usually up to $30,000.00.

If you did not buy Collision coverage, you will have to pay for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle even if you were not at-fault in the accident. However, there are exceptions. First, you can seek payment from an at-fault driver and owner of an automobile if the driver and owner of the automobile were uninsured. Second, if a driver of a motorcycle negligently causes damages to your motorcycle, you can seek payment for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle from the driver and owner of the other motorcycle. Finally, if your motorcycle was parked in a legal, safe and reasonable manner and was struck by an automobile, the damages to your motorcycle are recoverable from the insurer of the owner or operator of the automobile involved in the accident.

If you did not buy Collision coverage, you will have to pay for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle even if you were not at-fault in the accident. However, there are exceptions. First, you can seek payment from an at-fault driver and owner of an automobile if the driver and owner of the automobile were uninsured. Second, if a driver of a motorcycle negligently causes damages to your motorcycle, you can seek payment for the damages and repairs to your motorcycle from the driver and owner of the other motorcycle. Finally, if your motorcycle was parked in a legal, safe and reasonable manner and was struck by an automobile, the damages to your motorcycle are recoverable from the insurer of the owner or operator of the automobile involved in the accident.

This is the amount that you agree to pay toward the damages and cost of repairs to your motorcycle before the insurance company steps in to pay for the rest of the damages and the cost of repairs to your motorcycle.

This is the amount that you agree to pay toward the damages and cost of repairs to your motorcycle before the insurance company steps in to pay for the rest of the damages and the cost of repairs to your motorcycle.

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What if I did not buy collision coverage?

What is a deductible?

What if I did not buy collision coverage?

What is a deductible?


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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

What is a mini-tort claim and does it apply motorcycles?

What is a mini-tort claim and does it apply motorcycles?

The Michigan No-Fault Act allows drivers and owners of an automobile to recover up to $500.00 from the at-fault driver and owner of an automobile to cover the damages and repairs to the automobile. However, motorcyclists are not entitled to make a mini-tort claim because it is limited to motor vehicles, and a motorcycle is not considered a motor vehicle under the Michigan No-Fault Act.

The Michigan No-Fault Act allows drivers and owners of an automobile to recover up to $500.00 from the at-fault driver and owner of an automobile to cover the damages and repairs to the automobile. However, motorcyclists are not entitled to make a mini-tort claim because it is limited to motor vehicles, and a motorcycle is not considered a motor vehicle under the Michigan No-Fault Act.

How much money out of my pocket will I have to pay for the repairs?

How much money out of my pocket will I have to pay for the repairs?

Do I have to pay for repairs and damages to another person’s car if I caused the accident?

Do I have to pay for repairs and damages to another person’s car if I caused the accident?

This depends on the amount of coverage you purchased and the amount of your deductible.

This depends on the amount of coverage you purchased and the amount of your deductible.

Because a motorcycle is not considered to be a motor vehicle (an automobile, car or truck) within the meaning of the Michigan No-Fault Act, the at-fault operator and owner of a motorcycle does not have No-Fault immunity. Thus, if an operator and owner of a motorcycle is at-fault in an accident, then he or she may be liable to pay for the damages and repairs to the other vehicle, regardless of whether the other vehicle was an automobile or a motorcycle. If you purchased the required insurance for your motorcycle, the damages and repairs to the other person’s vehicle will be covered by your insurer, up to the property damage limits of your policy.

Because a motorcycle is not considered to be a motor vehicle (an automobile, car or truck) within the meaning of the Michigan No-Fault Act, the at-fault operator and owner of a motorcycle does not have No-Fault immunity. Thus, if an operator and owner of a motorcycle is at-fault in an accident, then he or she may be liable to pay for the damages and repairs to the other vehicle, regardless of whether the other vehicle was an automobile or a motorcycle. If you purchased the required insurance for your motorcycle, the damages and repairs to the other person’s vehicle will be covered by your insurer, up to the property damage limits of your policy.

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

What is a mini-tort claim and does it apply motorcycles?

What is a mini-tort claim and does it apply motorcycles?

The Michigan No-Fault Act allows drivers and owners of an automobile to recover up to $500.00 from the at-fault driver and owner of an automobile to cover the damages and repairs to the automobile. However, motorcyclists are not entitled to make a mini-tort claim because it is limited to motor vehicles, and a motorcycle is not considered a motor vehicle under the Michigan No-Fault Act.

The Michigan No-Fault Act allows drivers and owners of an automobile to recover up to $500.00 from the at-fault driver and owner of an automobile to cover the damages and repairs to the automobile. However, motorcyclists are not entitled to make a mini-tort claim because it is limited to motor vehicles, and a motorcycle is not considered a motor vehicle under the Michigan No-Fault Act.

How much money out of my pocket will I have to pay for the repairs?

How much money out of my pocket will I have to pay for the repairs?

Do I have to pay for repairs and damages to another person’s car if I caused the accident?

Do I have to pay for repairs and damages to another person’s car if I caused the accident?

This depends on the amount of coverage you purchased and the amount of your deductible.

This depends on the amount of coverage you purchased and the amount of your deductible.

Because a motorcycle is not considered to be a motor vehicle (an automobile, car or truck) within the meaning of the Michigan No-Fault Act, the at-fault operator and owner of a motorcycle does not have No-Fault immunity. Thus, if an operator and owner of a motorcycle is at-fault in an accident, then he or she may be liable to pay for the damages and repairs to the other vehicle, regardless of whether the other vehicle was an automobile or a motorcycle. If you purchased the required insurance for your motorcycle, the damages and repairs to the other person’s vehicle will be covered by your insurer, up to the property damage limits of your policy.

Because a motorcycle is not considered to be a motor vehicle (an automobile, car or truck) within the meaning of the Michigan No-Fault Act, the at-fault operator and owner of a motorcycle does not have No-Fault immunity. Thus, if an operator and owner of a motorcycle is at-fault in an accident, then he or she may be liable to pay for the damages and repairs to the other vehicle, regardless of whether the other vehicle was an automobile or a motorcycle. If you purchased the required insurance for your motorcycle, the damages and repairs to the other person’s vehicle will be covered by your insurer, up to the property damage limits of your policy.

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

We have shown you how to obtain money to have your motorcycle repaired. Now we will answer the most common questions asked about how to receive a settlement for your injuries.

We have shown you how to obtain money to have your motorcycle repaired. Now we will answer the most common questions asked about how to receive a settlement for your injuries.

Yes. If the driver of the other automobile was at fault in the accident and you suffered a serious injury or disfigurement (like a scar), you can sue the driver and the owner of the other automobile. A claim is made against the driver and owner of the automobile that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes. If the driver of the other automobile was at fault in the accident and you suffered a serious injury or disfigurement (like a scar), you can sue the driver and the owner of the other automobile. A claim is made against the driver and owner of the automobile that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

There is no specific injury that automatically qualifies as a “serious” injury and this is determined on a case by case basis. However, here are some examples of injuries that may qualify.

There is no specific injury that automatically qualifies as a “serious” injury and this is determined on a case by case basis. However, here are some examples of injuries that may qualify.

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If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by an automobile, can I sue the driver and the owner of the automobile that caused the accident for my injuries?

What injuries are considered serious?

• Fractured and broken bones • Back and neck injuries, like herniated and bulging discs • Nerve damage • Injuries that require surgery or substantial treatment • Closed head and traumatic brain injuries • Spinal cord injuries

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If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by an automobile, can I sue the driver and the owner of the automobile that caused the accident for my injuries?

What injuries are considered serious?

• Fractured and broken bones • Back and neck injuries, like herniated and bulging discs • Nerve damage • Injuries that require surgery or substantial treatment • Closed head and traumatic brain injuries • Spinal cord injuries

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

We have shown you how to obtain money to have your motorcycle repaired. Now we will answer the most common questions asked about how to receive a settlement for your injuries.

We have shown you how to obtain money to have your motorcycle repaired. Now we will answer the most common questions asked about how to receive a settlement for your injuries.

Yes. If the driver of the other automobile was at fault in the accident and you suffered a serious injury or disfigurement (like a scar), you can sue the driver and the owner of the other automobile. A claim is made against the driver and owner of the automobile that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes. If the driver of the other automobile was at fault in the accident and you suffered a serious injury or disfigurement (like a scar), you can sue the driver and the owner of the other automobile. A claim is made against the driver and owner of the automobile that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

There is no specific injury that automatically qualifies as a “serious” injury and this is determined on a case by case basis. However, here are some examples of injuries that may qualify.

There is no specific injury that automatically qualifies as a “serious” injury and this is determined on a case by case basis. However, here are some examples of injuries that may qualify.

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If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by an automobile, can I sue the driver and the owner of the automobile that caused the accident for my injuries?

What injuries are considered serious?

• Fractured and broken bones • Back and neck injuries, like herniated and bulging discs • Nerve damage • Injuries that require surgery or substantial treatment • Closed head and traumatic brain injuries • Spinal cord injuries

Being Compensated for Your Personal Injuries

If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by an automobile, can I sue the driver and the owner of the automobile that caused the accident for my injuries?

What injuries are considered serious?

• Fractured and broken bones • Back and neck injuries, like herniated and bulging discs • Nerve damage • Injuries that require surgery or substantial treatment • Closed head and traumatic brain injuries • Spinal cord injuries


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• Psychological injuries, like depression and posttraumatic stress disorder • Injuries which cause disability from work and other daily activities

If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by another motorcycle, can I sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident for my injuries?

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• Psychological injuries, like depression and posttraumatic stress disorder • Injuries which cause disability from work and other daily activities

If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by another motorcycle, can I sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident for my injuries?

Yes, if the driver of the other motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a “motor vehicle” such as a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the other motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes, if the driver of the other motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a “motor vehicle” such as a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the other motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes, if the driver of the motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes, if the driver of the motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

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If I was a passenger on a motorcycle and the driver of that motorcycle caused the accident, can I sue the driver of the motorcycle for my injuries?

If I was a passenger on a motorcycle and the driver of that motorcycle caused the accident, can I sue the driver of the motorcycle for my injuries?

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• Psychological injuries, like depression and posttraumatic stress disorder • Injuries which cause disability from work and other daily activities

If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by another motorcycle, can I sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident for my injuries?

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• Psychological injuries, like depression and posttraumatic stress disorder • Injuries which cause disability from work and other daily activities

If I was driving a motorcycle or was a passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by another motorcycle, can I sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident for my injuries?

Yes, if the driver of the other motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a “motor vehicle” such as a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the other motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes, if the driver of the other motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a “motor vehicle” such as a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the other motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle that caused the accident, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes, if the driver of the motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

Yes, if the driver of the motorcycle was at fault in the accident. However, unlike automobile accidents, where the other driver was operating a car or truck, you do not need to prove that your injury was “serious” or that you suffered some sort of disfigurement. You can sue the driver and the owner of the motorcycle for all of your damages and injuries. A claim is made against the driver and the owner of the motorcycle, and your damages are covered by their insurance company.

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If I was a passenger on a motorcycle and the driver of that motorcycle caused the accident, can I sue the driver of the motorcycle for my injuries?

If I was a passenger on a motorcycle and the driver of that motorcycle caused the accident, can I sue the driver of the motorcycle for my injuries?


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What if I was a passenger on a motorcycle being driven by a friend or family member? Could I still make a claim against their insurance policy?

Yes, you are still entitled to make a claim against your family member or friend. Remember, your damages are covered by their insurance company.

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What if I was a passenger on a motorcycle being driven by a friend or family member? Could I still make a claim against their insurance policy?

Yes, you are still entitled to make a claim against your family member or friend. Remember, your damages are covered by their insurance company.

How much time do I have to sue the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident?

How much time do I have to sue the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident?

What if the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle who caused my injuries did not have liability insurance at the time of the accident?

What if the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle who caused my injuries did not have liability insurance at the time of the accident?

You typically must file a lawsuit with the court within three years of the date of the accident. If the injured person is a child or a person with a mental disability, this period can often be extended beyond three years. In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in suing the driver and owner of the car and/or motorcycle that caused the accident.

You typically must file a lawsuit with the court within three years of the date of the accident. If the injured person is a child or a person with a mental disability, this period can often be extended beyond three years. In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in suing the driver and owner of the car and/or motorcycle that caused the accident.

You may still recover compensation for your personal injuries. This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had uninsured motorists coverage or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy which had uninsured motorist coverage at the time of the accident. This is called an Uninsured Motorists Claim.

You may still recover compensation for your personal injuries. This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had uninsured motorists coverage or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy which had uninsured motorist coverage at the time of the accident. This is called an Uninsured Motorists Claim.

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What if I was a passenger on a motorcycle being driven by a friend or family member? Could I still make a claim against their insurance policy?

Yes, you are still entitled to make a claim against your family member or friend. Remember, your damages are covered by their insurance company.

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What if I was a passenger on a motorcycle being driven by a friend or family member? Could I still make a claim against their insurance policy?

Yes, you are still entitled to make a claim against your family member or friend. Remember, your damages are covered by their insurance company.

How much time do I have to sue the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident?

How much time do I have to sue the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident?

What if the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle who caused my injuries did not have liability insurance at the time of the accident?

What if the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle who caused my injuries did not have liability insurance at the time of the accident?

You typically must file a lawsuit with the court within three years of the date of the accident. If the injured person is a child or a person with a mental disability, this period can often be extended beyond three years. In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in suing the driver and owner of the car and/or motorcycle that caused the accident.

You typically must file a lawsuit with the court within three years of the date of the accident. If the injured person is a child or a person with a mental disability, this period can often be extended beyond three years. In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in suing the driver and owner of the car and/or motorcycle that caused the accident.

You may still recover compensation for your personal injuries. This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had uninsured motorists coverage or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy which had uninsured motorist coverage at the time of the accident. This is called an Uninsured Motorists Claim.

You may still recover compensation for your personal injuries. This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had uninsured motorists coverage or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy which had uninsured motorist coverage at the time of the accident. This is called an Uninsured Motorists Claim.

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In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Uninsured Motorists Claim, as well as the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Uninsured Motorists Claim, as well as the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

What if the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused my injuries had only minimum coverage for my bodily injuries caused in the accident?

This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had underinsured motorists coverage, or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy, which had underinsured motorists coverage at the time of the accident. If you are eligible for this coverage, you can often make a claim against the policy to receive a settlement that is higher than the at-fault driver’s insurance coverage. This is called an Underinsured Motorists Claim.

In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Underinsured Motorists Claim, as well the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

If a family member died from a motorcycle accident, what kind of claims can family members make against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the death?

What if the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused my injuries had only minimum coverage for my bodily injuries caused in the accident?

This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had underinsured motorists coverage, or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy, which had underinsured motorists coverage at the time of the accident. If you are eligible for this coverage, you can often make a claim against the policy to receive a settlement that is higher than the at-fault driver’s insurance coverage. This is called an Underinsured Motorists Claim.

In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Underinsured Motorists Claim, as well the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

If a family member died from a motorcycle accident, what kind of claims can family members make against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the death?

This is called a Wrongful Death Case and can be brought by the personal representative of the estate, usually a family

This is called a Wrongful Death Case and can be brought by the personal representative of the estate, usually a family

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In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Uninsured Motorists Claim, as well as the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Uninsured Motorists Claim, as well as the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

What if the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused my injuries had only minimum coverage for my bodily injuries caused in the accident?

This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had underinsured motorists coverage, or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy, which had underinsured motorists coverage at the time of the accident. If you are eligible for this coverage, you can often make a claim against the policy to receive a settlement that is higher than the at-fault driver’s insurance coverage. This is called an Underinsured Motorists Claim.

In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Underinsured Motorists Claim, as well the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

If a family member died from a motorcycle accident, what kind of claims can family members make against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the death?

What if the driver and the owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused my injuries had only minimum coverage for my bodily injuries caused in the accident?

This depends on whether you were occupying a motorcycle which had underinsured motorists coverage, or you were covered by your own insurance policy or a family member’s insurance policy, which had underinsured motorists coverage at the time of the accident. If you are eligible for this coverage, you can often make a claim against the policy to receive a settlement that is higher than the at-fault driver’s insurance coverage. This is called an Underinsured Motorists Claim.

In order to protect your rights, we recommend that you contact an attorney immediately to find out the time limitations involved in making an Underinsured Motorists Claim, as well the requirements under the policy which you must meet in order to make such a claim.

If a family member died from a motorcycle accident, what kind of claims can family members make against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the death?

This is called a Wrongful Death Case and can be brought by the personal representative of the estate, usually a family

This is called a Wrongful Death Case and can be brought by the personal representative of the estate, usually a family

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member. The claim can be made against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the accident. If the other driver or owner of the vehicle did not have insurance or did not have enough insurance coverage, an Uninsured Motorists Claim or Underinsured Motorists Claim can be filed if this coverage exists.

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member. The claim can be made against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the accident. If the other driver or owner of the vehicle did not have insurance or did not have enough insurance coverage, an Uninsured Motorists Claim or Underinsured Motorists Claim can be filed if this coverage exists.

Family members of the decedent can sue for the loss of companionship, loss of services, loss of income, and other losses. Typically, the settlement is shared by members of the family, and the amount of each share is either agreed upon by the family members or decided by the judge.

Family members of the decedent can sue for the loss of companionship, loss of services, loss of income, and other losses. Typically, the settlement is shared by members of the family, and the amount of each share is either agreed upon by the family members or decided by the judge.

In this circumstance, you can sue the driver and owner of the vehicle and often you can sue the place of business that sold or provided the alcohol to the drunk driver. The time frame for notifying the provider of the alcohol of a potential claim is much shorter than the time for filing a lawsuit. In claims involving drunk drivers, it is important to hire a lawyer immediately to start the investigation and to find out where and when the alcohol was furnished to the drunk driver.

In this circumstance, you can sue the driver and owner of the vehicle and often you can sue the place of business that sold or provided the alcohol to the drunk driver. The time frame for notifying the provider of the alcohol of a potential claim is much shorter than the time for filing a lawsuit. In claims involving drunk drivers, it is important to hire a lawyer immediately to start the investigation and to find out where and when the alcohol was furnished to the drunk driver.

The simple answer is “no,” but you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement. If you agree to a settlement and sign the release papers, you cannot change your mind or come back for another settlement at a later date. It is important to have an attorney review all of the papers before you sign them and to assist you in obtaining the best settlement.

The simple answer is “no,” but you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement. If you agree to a settlement and sign the release papers, you cannot change your mind or come back for another settlement at a later date. It is important to have an attorney review all of the papers before you sign them and to assist you in obtaining the best settlement.

What if the driver that caused the accident was drunk at the time of the accident?

Do I need a lawyer to represent me in these types of cases?

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member. The claim can be made against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the accident. If the other driver or owner of the vehicle did not have insurance or did not have enough insurance coverage, an Uninsured Motorists Claim or Underinsured Motorists Claim can be filed if this coverage exists.

What if the driver that caused the accident was drunk at the time of the accident?

Do I need a lawyer to represent me in these types of cases?

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member. The claim can be made against the driver and owner of the vehicle that caused the accident. If the other driver or owner of the vehicle did not have insurance or did not have enough insurance coverage, an Uninsured Motorists Claim or Underinsured Motorists Claim can be filed if this coverage exists.

Family members of the decedent can sue for the loss of companionship, loss of services, loss of income, and other losses. Typically, the settlement is shared by members of the family, and the amount of each share is either agreed upon by the family members or decided by the judge.

Family members of the decedent can sue for the loss of companionship, loss of services, loss of income, and other losses. Typically, the settlement is shared by members of the family, and the amount of each share is either agreed upon by the family members or decided by the judge.

In this circumstance, you can sue the driver and owner of the vehicle and often you can sue the place of business that sold or provided the alcohol to the drunk driver. The time frame for notifying the provider of the alcohol of a potential claim is much shorter than the time for filing a lawsuit. In claims involving drunk drivers, it is important to hire a lawyer immediately to start the investigation and to find out where and when the alcohol was furnished to the drunk driver.

In this circumstance, you can sue the driver and owner of the vehicle and often you can sue the place of business that sold or provided the alcohol to the drunk driver. The time frame for notifying the provider of the alcohol of a potential claim is much shorter than the time for filing a lawsuit. In claims involving drunk drivers, it is important to hire a lawyer immediately to start the investigation and to find out where and when the alcohol was furnished to the drunk driver.

The simple answer is “no,” but you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement. If you agree to a settlement and sign the release papers, you cannot change your mind or come back for another settlement at a later date. It is important to have an attorney review all of the papers before you sign them and to assist you in obtaining the best settlement.

The simple answer is “no,” but you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement. If you agree to a settlement and sign the release papers, you cannot change your mind or come back for another settlement at a later date. It is important to have an attorney review all of the papers before you sign them and to assist you in obtaining the best settlement.

What if the driver that caused the accident was drunk at the time of the accident?

Do I need a lawyer to represent me in these types of cases?

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What if the driver that caused the accident was drunk at the time of the accident?

Do I need a lawyer to represent me in these types of cases?

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Also, there are strict time limitations involved in making these types of claims. It is important to find out the time limitations in making these types of claims. Although you may attempt to settle a claim on your own, studies have shown that injured persons usually receive a greater recovery when they have an attorney, even after paying the attorney fees and costs.

Also, there are strict time limitations involved in making these types of claims. It is important to find out the time limitations in making these types of claims. Although you may attempt to settle a claim on your own, studies have shown that injured persons usually receive a greater recovery when they have an attorney, even after paying the attorney fees and costs.

There is no limit on the amount of money you can ask to be compensated for your injuries. This depends on the seriousness of your injuries, whether you can prove that the other driver caused the accident, and often the amount of the insurance policy.

There is no limit on the amount of money you can ask to be compensated for your injuries. This depends on the seriousness of your injuries, whether you can prove that the other driver caused the accident, and often the amount of the insurance policy.

How much money can I sue the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident and injured me?

How much money can I sue the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident and injured me?

How do I know that I am receiving a fair settlement from the insurance company?

How do I know that I am receiving a fair settlement from the insurance company?

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Unless you understand how experienced lawyers and insurance companies determine the fair amount of a settlement, you may have a difficult time knowing whether you are receiving a fair settlement. The settlement amount depends on a variety of factors, and it is difficult to know if you are being fairly compensated, unless you know the law and have negotiated these types of claims in the past.

Unless you understand how experienced lawyers and insurance companies determine the fair amount of a settlement, you may have a difficult time knowing whether you are receiving a fair settlement. The settlement amount depends on a variety of factors, and it is difficult to know if you are being fairly compensated, unless you know the law and have negotiated these types of claims in the past.

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Also, there are strict time limitations involved in making these types of claims. It is important to find out the time limitations in making these types of claims. Although you may attempt to settle a claim on your own, studies have shown that injured persons usually receive a greater recovery when they have an attorney, even after paying the attorney fees and costs.

Also, there are strict time limitations involved in making these types of claims. It is important to find out the time limitations in making these types of claims. Although you may attempt to settle a claim on your own, studies have shown that injured persons usually receive a greater recovery when they have an attorney, even after paying the attorney fees and costs.

There is no limit on the amount of money you can ask to be compensated for your injuries. This depends on the seriousness of your injuries, whether you can prove that the other driver caused the accident, and often the amount of the insurance policy.

There is no limit on the amount of money you can ask to be compensated for your injuries. This depends on the seriousness of your injuries, whether you can prove that the other driver caused the accident, and often the amount of the insurance policy.

How much money can I sue the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident and injured me?

How much money can I sue the driver and owner of the automobile and/or motorcycle that caused the accident and injured me?

How do I know that I am receiving a fair settlement from the insurance company?

How do I know that I am receiving a fair settlement from the insurance company?

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Unless you understand how experienced lawyers and insurance companies determine the fair amount of a settlement, you may have a difficult time knowing whether you are receiving a fair settlement. The settlement amount depends on a variety of factors, and it is difficult to know if you are being fairly compensated, unless you know the law and have negotiated these types of claims in the past.

Unless you understand how experienced lawyers and insurance companies determine the fair amount of a settlement, you may have a difficult time knowing whether you are receiving a fair settlement. The settlement amount depends on a variety of factors, and it is difficult to know if you are being fairly compensated, unless you know the law and have negotiated these types of claims in the past.


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Do I have to go to court to receive a settlement for my injuries?

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Do I have to go to court to receive a settlement for my injuries?

Although every case is different, most cases are settled with the insurance company before going to court. Sometimes, claims are settled with the insurance company even before a lawsuit is filed with the court.

Although every case is different, most cases are settled with the insurance company before going to court. Sometimes, claims are settled with the insurance company even before a lawsuit is filed with the court.

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Do I have to go to court to receive a settlement for my injuries?

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Do I have to go to court to receive a settlement for my injuries?

Although every case is different, most cases are settled with the insurance company before going to court. Sometimes, claims are settled with the insurance company even before a lawsuit is filed with the court.

Although every case is different, most cases are settled with the insurance company before going to court. Sometimes, claims are settled with the insurance company even before a lawsuit is filed with the court.

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No-Fault Insurance Benefits

No-Fault Insurance Benefits

What are No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

What are No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

No-Fault insurance benefits are benefits you are entitled to receive under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary prerequisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile, such as a car or truck, as the No-Fault insurance benefits generally come from a Michigan automobile insurance policy. These benefits include wage loss benefits for the first three years after the accident, assistance with household chores for the first three years after the accident, unlimited lifetime medical expense coverage, mileage to and from doctor appointments, attendant care and other benefits such as home and vehicle modifications.

No-Fault insurance benefits are benefits you are entitled to receive under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary prerequisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile, such as a car or truck, as the No-Fault insurance benefits generally come from a Michigan automobile insurance policy. These benefits include wage loss benefits for the first three years after the accident, assistance with household chores for the first three years after the accident, unlimited lifetime medical expense coverage, mileage to and from doctor appointments, attendant care and other benefits such as home and vehicle modifications.

The most typical situation is when you are injured in a motorcycle crash involving a car or truck. There is no requirement of physical contact between the motorcycle and the automobile as long as there is a causal connection between the motorcycle accident and the automobile. For example, if you were riding a motorcycle on the highway, and a truck came into your lane of travel and forced you off of the road, without actually hitting your motorcycle, you would still be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

The most typical situation is when you are injured in a motorcycle crash involving a car or truck. There is no requirement of physical contact between the motorcycle and the automobile as long as there is a causal connection between the motorcycle accident and the automobile. For example, if you were riding a motorcycle on the highway, and a truck came into your lane of travel and forced you off of the road, without actually hitting your motorcycle, you would still be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

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What types of accidents will allow me to obtain No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

What types of accidents will allow me to obtain No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

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No-Fault Insurance Benefits

No-Fault Insurance Benefits

What are No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

What are No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

No-Fault insurance benefits are benefits you are entitled to receive under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary prerequisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile, such as a car or truck, as the No-Fault insurance benefits generally come from a Michigan automobile insurance policy. These benefits include wage loss benefits for the first three years after the accident, assistance with household chores for the first three years after the accident, unlimited lifetime medical expense coverage, mileage to and from doctor appointments, attendant care and other benefits such as home and vehicle modifications.

No-Fault insurance benefits are benefits you are entitled to receive under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary prerequisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile, such as a car or truck, as the No-Fault insurance benefits generally come from a Michigan automobile insurance policy. These benefits include wage loss benefits for the first three years after the accident, assistance with household chores for the first three years after the accident, unlimited lifetime medical expense coverage, mileage to and from doctor appointments, attendant care and other benefits such as home and vehicle modifications.

The most typical situation is when you are injured in a motorcycle crash involving a car or truck. There is no requirement of physical contact between the motorcycle and the automobile as long as there is a causal connection between the motorcycle accident and the automobile. For example, if you were riding a motorcycle on the highway, and a truck came into your lane of travel and forced you off of the road, without actually hitting your motorcycle, you would still be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

The most typical situation is when you are injured in a motorcycle crash involving a car or truck. There is no requirement of physical contact between the motorcycle and the automobile as long as there is a causal connection between the motorcycle accident and the automobile. For example, if you were riding a motorcycle on the highway, and a truck came into your lane of travel and forced you off of the road, without actually hitting your motorcycle, you would still be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

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What types of accidents will allow me to obtain No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

What types of accidents will allow me to obtain No-Fault Insurance Benefits?


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If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile, such as a car or truck, was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to receive medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy, but this type of coverage usually only provides limited benefits. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

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If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile, such as a car or truck, was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to receive medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy, but this type of coverage usually only provides limited benefits. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

The determination of whether or not you can receive NoFault Insurance Benefits if you have been involved in a motorcycle accident is very complicated. Therefore, we recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately after a motorcycle accident to determine whether you are eligible to receive No-Fault Insurance Benefits.

The determination of whether or not you can receive NoFault Insurance Benefits if you have been involved in a motorcycle accident is very complicated. Therefore, we recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately after a motorcycle accident to determine whether you are eligible to receive No-Fault Insurance Benefits.

You can obtain these benefits by filing an Application for NoFault Benefits with the proper insurance company that has priority for paying your claims.

You can obtain these benefits by filing an Application for NoFault Benefits with the proper insurance company that has priority for paying your claims.

Can I get these benefits?

What if I was injured because I was at fault and caused the accident?

Can I get these benefits?

What if I was injured because I was at fault and caused the accident?

You can receive all eligible benefits even if you were at fault in the accident. This is true even if you injured another person in the accident, or even if you were under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. An insurance company cannot deny your benefits if the accident was your fault.

You can receive all eligible benefits even if you were at fault in the accident. This is true even if you injured another person in the accident, or even if you were under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. An insurance company cannot deny your benefits if the accident was your fault.

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If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile, such as a car or truck, was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to receive medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy, but this type of coverage usually only provides limited benefits. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

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If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile, such as a car or truck, was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to receive medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy, but this type of coverage usually only provides limited benefits. This type of coverage is called “Med Pay” coverage.

The determination of whether or not you can receive NoFault Insurance Benefits if you have been involved in a motorcycle accident is very complicated. Therefore, we recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately after a motorcycle accident to determine whether you are eligible to receive No-Fault Insurance Benefits.

The determination of whether or not you can receive NoFault Insurance Benefits if you have been involved in a motorcycle accident is very complicated. Therefore, we recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately after a motorcycle accident to determine whether you are eligible to receive No-Fault Insurance Benefits.

You can obtain these benefits by filing an Application for NoFault Benefits with the proper insurance company that has priority for paying your claims.

You can obtain these benefits by filing an Application for NoFault Benefits with the proper insurance company that has priority for paying your claims.

Can I get these benefits?

What if I was injured because I was at fault and caused the accident?

Can I get these benefits?

What if I was injured because I was at fault and caused the accident?

You can receive all eligible benefits even if you were at fault in the accident. This is true even if you injured another person in the accident, or even if you were under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. An insurance company cannot deny your benefits if the accident was your fault.

You can receive all eligible benefits even if you were at fault in the accident. This is true even if you injured another person in the accident, or even if you were under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. An insurance company cannot deny your benefits if the accident was your fault.

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What type of motorcycle insurance do I need on my motorcycle to qualify for Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits?

What type of motorcycle insurance do I need on my motorcycle to qualify for Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits?

Your motorcycle must be insured in order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Medical coverage is optional under a motorcycle insurance policy.

Your motorcycle must be insured in order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Medical coverage is optional under a motorcycle insurance policy.

Owners without insurance on their own motorcycles are precluded from receiving Michigan No-fault Benefits.

Owners without insurance on their own motorcycles are precluded from receiving Michigan No-fault Benefits.

This is the same insurance you need to register your motorcycle with the Secretary of State. If you fail to have your motorcycle insured then you will be precluded from receiving Michigan No-Fault benefits.

This is the same insurance you need to register your motorcycle with the Secretary of State. If you fail to have your motorcycle insured then you will be precluded from receiving Michigan No-Fault benefits.

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE THE OPTIONAL MEDICAL COVERAGE UNDER YOUR MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE POLICY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE MICHIGAN NO-FAULT BENEFITS.

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE THE OPTIONAL MEDICAL COVERAGE UNDER YOUR MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE POLICY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE MICHIGAN NO-FAULT BENEFITS.

If you were operating the motorcycle with the permission of the owner of the motorcycle, then you are entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits if it was “involved” in an accident with an automobile, even if the motorcycle was not properly insured.

If you were operating the motorcycle with the permission of the owner of the motorcycle, then you are entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits if it was “involved” in an accident with an automobile, even if the motorcycle was not properly insured.

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What if I was riding someone else’s motorcycle that was not properly insured?

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What type of motorcycle insurance do I need on my motorcycle to qualify for Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits?

What type of motorcycle insurance do I need on my motorcycle to qualify for Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits?

Your motorcycle must be insured in order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Medical coverage is optional under a motorcycle insurance policy.

Your motorcycle must be insured in order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Medical coverage is optional under a motorcycle insurance policy.

Owners without insurance on their own motorcycles are precluded from receiving Michigan No-fault Benefits.

Owners without insurance on their own motorcycles are precluded from receiving Michigan No-fault Benefits.

This is the same insurance you need to register your motorcycle with the Secretary of State. If you fail to have your motorcycle insured then you will be precluded from receiving Michigan No-Fault benefits.

This is the same insurance you need to register your motorcycle with the Secretary of State. If you fail to have your motorcycle insured then you will be precluded from receiving Michigan No-Fault benefits.

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE THE OPTIONAL MEDICAL COVERAGE UNDER YOUR MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE POLICY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE MICHIGAN NO-FAULT BENEFITS.

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE THE OPTIONAL MEDICAL COVERAGE UNDER YOUR MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE POLICY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE MICHIGAN NO-FAULT BENEFITS.

If you were operating the motorcycle with the permission of the owner of the motorcycle, then you are entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits if it was “involved” in an accident with an automobile, even if the motorcycle was not properly insured.

If you were operating the motorcycle with the permission of the owner of the motorcycle, then you are entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits if it was “involved” in an accident with an automobile, even if the motorcycle was not properly insured.

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If the motorcycle was unlawfully taken and you were aware of that (this includes a reasonable belief that it was unlawfully taken) then you would not be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

If the motorcycle was unlawfully taken and you were aware of that (this includes a reasonable belief that it was unlawfully taken) then you would not be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

What if I am a passenger on someone else’s motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of the operator of the motorcycle that I am on?

What if I am an operator of, or a passenger on a motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of another the motorcycle rider?

If NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the negligent motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

What if I am a passenger on someone else’s motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of the operator of the motorcycle that I am on?

What if I am an operator of, or a passenger on a motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of another the motorcycle rider?

If NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the negligent motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

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If the motorcycle was unlawfully taken and you were aware of that (this includes a reasonable belief that it was unlawfully taken) then you would not be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

If the motorcycle was unlawfully taken and you were aware of that (this includes a reasonable belief that it was unlawfully taken) then you would not be entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits.

If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

If it is a single motorcycle accident and NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

What if I am a passenger on someone else’s motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of the operator of the motorcycle that I am on?

What if I am an operator of, or a passenger on a motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of another the motorcycle rider?

If NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the negligent motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

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What if I am a passenger on someone else’s motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of the operator of the motorcycle that I am on?

What if I am an operator of, or a passenger on a motorcycle and I am injured due to the negligence of another the motorcycle rider?

If NO automobile was “involved” in the accident, then you are not entitled to receive Michigan No-Fault benefits. You may be entitled to limited medical benefits under a motorcycle insurance policy. You also may be able to make a negligence claim against the negligent motorcycle operator. This type of claim was discussed in an earlier chapter.

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Does there have to be physical contact with another automobile in order for me to file a claim for Michigan No-Fault benefits?

Does there have to be physical contact with another automobile in order for me to file a claim for Michigan No-Fault benefits?

How do I know which insurance company to file my claim with?

How do I know which insurance company to file my claim with?

No. In order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, an automobile, such as a car or truck, must be “involved” in the accident. Involvement does not necessarily require contact or fault by the operator of an automobile. In virtually all circumstances, though, contact by an automobile satisfies the “involvement” requirement under Michigan Law.

No. In order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, an automobile, such as a car or truck, must be “involved” in the accident. Involvement does not necessarily require contact or fault by the operator of an automobile. In virtually all circumstances, though, contact by an automobile satisfies the “involvement” requirement under Michigan Law.

This can be a complicated question but the No-Fault law sets up a system for determining which insurance company is responsible for paying your benefits. This depends on many factors, such as whether the automobile involved in the accident had insurance. It also depends on whether you had your own No-Fault insurance policy or were living with a relative who had an automobile insurance policy at the time of the accident. Because there are strict time requirements for filing your insurance claim, we suggest that you contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible to determine which insurance company must pay your No-Fault benefits.

This can be a complicated question but the No-Fault law sets up a system for determining which insurance company is responsible for paying your benefits. This depends on many factors, such as whether the automobile involved in the accident had insurance. It also depends on whether you had your own No-Fault insurance policy or were living with a relative who had an automobile insurance policy at the time of the accident. Because there are strict time requirements for filing your insurance claim, we suggest that you contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible to determine which insurance company must pay your No-Fault benefits.

You can obtain these benefits by filing a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the insurance company that has priority for paying your claims. Your own insurance agent, or the adjuster assigned to your claim, should promptly provide it to you.

You can obtain these benefits by filing a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the insurance company that has priority for paying your claims. Your own insurance agent, or the adjuster assigned to your claim, should promptly provide it to you.

How do I get my claim for No-Fault Benefits started?

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How do I get my claim for No-Fault Benefits started?

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Does there have to be physical contact with another automobile in order for me to file a claim for Michigan No-Fault benefits?

Does there have to be physical contact with another automobile in order for me to file a claim for Michigan No-Fault benefits?

How do I know which insurance company to file my claim with?

How do I know which insurance company to file my claim with?

No. In order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, an automobile, such as a car or truck, must be “involved” in the accident. Involvement does not necessarily require contact or fault by the operator of an automobile. In virtually all circumstances, though, contact by an automobile satisfies the “involvement” requirement under Michigan Law.

No. In order to receive Michigan No-Fault Benefits, an automobile, such as a car or truck, must be “involved” in the accident. Involvement does not necessarily require contact or fault by the operator of an automobile. In virtually all circumstances, though, contact by an automobile satisfies the “involvement” requirement under Michigan Law.

This can be a complicated question but the No-Fault law sets up a system for determining which insurance company is responsible for paying your benefits. This depends on many factors, such as whether the automobile involved in the accident had insurance. It also depends on whether you had your own No-Fault insurance policy or were living with a relative who had an automobile insurance policy at the time of the accident. Because there are strict time requirements for filing your insurance claim, we suggest that you contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible to determine which insurance company must pay your No-Fault benefits.

This can be a complicated question but the No-Fault law sets up a system for determining which insurance company is responsible for paying your benefits. This depends on many factors, such as whether the automobile involved in the accident had insurance. It also depends on whether you had your own No-Fault insurance policy or were living with a relative who had an automobile insurance policy at the time of the accident. Because there are strict time requirements for filing your insurance claim, we suggest that you contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible to determine which insurance company must pay your No-Fault benefits.

You can obtain these benefits by filing a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the insurance company that has priority for paying your claims. Your own insurance agent, or the adjuster assigned to your claim, should promptly provide it to you.

You can obtain these benefits by filing a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the insurance company that has priority for paying your claims. Your own insurance agent, or the adjuster assigned to your claim, should promptly provide it to you.

How do I get my claim for No-Fault Benefits started?

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We also have the Application for No-Fault Benefits available for you on our law firm website that you can download and print for free. Simply visit www.BuckfireLaw.com and look in the library section of the website.

We also have the Application for No-Fault Benefits available for you on our law firm website that you can download and print for free. Simply visit www.BuckfireLaw.com and look in the library section of the website.

Yes. You must file a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the proper insurance company who has priority for paying your claims within one year of the date of the accident. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain No-Fault Benefits.

Yes. You must file a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the proper insurance company who has priority for paying your claims within one year of the date of the accident. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain No-Fault Benefits.

Do I need a lawyer to file my claim?

Do I need a lawyer to file my claim?

Is there a time limit for filing my claim?

Also, written claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits must be sent to the proper insurance company within one year of the date of the expense. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain recovery or reimbursement for the claim or expense. No. You may submit an Application for No-Fault Benefits on your own and submit claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits on your own. Many times, the insurance company will voluntarily pay the benefits that are owed to you without the assistance of an attorney.

Is there a time limit for filing my claim?

Also, written claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits must be sent to the proper insurance company within one year of the date of the expense. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain recovery or reimbursement for the claim or expense. No. You may submit an Application for No-Fault Benefits on your own and submit claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits on your own. Many times, the insurance company will voluntarily pay the benefits that are owed to you without the assistance of an attorney.

WARNING: The insurance adjuster may not tell you all of the benefits you are entitled to receive from the insurance company. Furthermore, the insurance adjuster may not pay

WARNING: The insurance adjuster may not tell you all of the benefits you are entitled to receive from the insurance company. Furthermore, the insurance adjuster may not pay

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We also have the Application for No-Fault Benefits available for you on our law firm website that you can download and print for free. Simply visit www.BuckfireLaw.com and look in the library section of the website.

We also have the Application for No-Fault Benefits available for you on our law firm website that you can download and print for free. Simply visit www.BuckfireLaw.com and look in the library section of the website.

Yes. You must file a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the proper insurance company who has priority for paying your claims within one year of the date of the accident. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain No-Fault Benefits.

Yes. You must file a written Application for No-Fault Benefits with the proper insurance company who has priority for paying your claims within one year of the date of the accident. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain No-Fault Benefits.

Do I need a lawyer to file my claim?

Do I need a lawyer to file my claim?

Is there a time limit for filing my claim?

Also, written claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits must be sent to the proper insurance company within one year of the date of the expense. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain recovery or reimbursement for the claim or expense. No. You may submit an Application for No-Fault Benefits on your own and submit claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits on your own. Many times, the insurance company will voluntarily pay the benefits that are owed to you without the assistance of an attorney.

Is there a time limit for filing my claim?

Also, written claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits must be sent to the proper insurance company within one year of the date of the expense. If you fail to do so, you will not be able to obtain recovery or reimbursement for the claim or expense. No. You may submit an Application for No-Fault Benefits on your own and submit claims for wage loss benefits, medical expenses, household services, and other no-fault benefits on your own. Many times, the insurance company will voluntarily pay the benefits that are owed to you without the assistance of an attorney.

WARNING: The insurance adjuster may not tell you all of the benefits you are entitled to receive from the insurance company. Furthermore, the insurance adjuster may not pay

WARNING: The insurance adjuster may not tell you all of the benefits you are entitled to receive from the insurance company. Furthermore, the insurance adjuster may not pay

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the full amount of the benefits that you are entitled to receive from the insurance company.

the full amount of the benefits that you are entitled to receive from the insurance company.

Therefore, even if you are handling your own claims for NoFault Benefits, I recommend that you still consult with an attorney to find out your rights under Michigan law.

Therefore, even if you are handling your own claims for NoFault Benefits, I recommend that you still consult with an attorney to find out your rights under Michigan law.

What do I do if the insurance company does not pay my benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company does not pay my benefits?

Is there a time limit for filing a lawsuit?

Is there a time limit for filing a lawsuit?

Due to strict time limitations under Michigan law, I recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately if your benefits are not being paid by the insurance company.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

Due to strict time limitations under Michigan law, I recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately if your benefits are not being paid by the insurance company.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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the full amount of the benefits that you are entitled to receive from the insurance company.

the full amount of the benefits that you are entitled to receive from the insurance company.

Therefore, even if you are handling your own claims for NoFault Benefits, I recommend that you still consult with an attorney to find out your rights under Michigan law.

Therefore, even if you are handling your own claims for NoFault Benefits, I recommend that you still consult with an attorney to find out your rights under Michigan law.

What do I do if the insurance company does not pay my benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company does not pay my benefits?

Is there a time limit for filing a lawsuit?

Is there a time limit for filing a lawsuit?

Due to strict time limitations under Michigan law, I recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately if your benefits are not being paid by the insurance company.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

Due to strict time limitations under Michigan law, I recommend that you consult with an attorney immediately if your benefits are not being paid by the insurance company.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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Types of Benefits

Types of Benefits

Types of Benefits

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Type of Benefit: Wage and Income Loss

Type of Benefit: Wage and Income Loss

What is it for?

What is it for?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Wage Loss benefits are for your loss of income due to the injuries you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Wage Loss benefits are for your loss of income due to the injuries you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

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Type of Benefit: Wage and Income Loss

Type of Benefit: Wage and Income Loss

What is it for?

What is it for?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Wage Loss benefits are for your loss of income due to the injuries you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Wage Loss benefits are for your loss of income due to the injuries you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

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How much can I get?

How much can I get?

What if I was self-employed on the date of the accident?

What if I was self-employed on the date of the accident?

You are entitled to receive 85% of your gross pay, including overtime, or loss of income, for the first three years following the accident if you are disabled as a result of the accident. You are still entitled to these benefits if you were selfemployed on the date of the accident.

What if I was not employed on the date of the accident?

You are entitled to receive 85% of your gross pay, including overtime, or loss of income, for the first three years following the accident if you are disabled as a result of the accident. You are still entitled to these benefits if you were selfemployed on the date of the accident.

What if I was not employed on the date of the accident?

Many times, you are still entitled to be paid your lost wages even if you were not employed on the date of the accident. If you were a seasonal employee (like a landscaper, summer work crew, or even a ski instructor) at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits if the accident happened during your off work season. If you were about to start a new job at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits based upon what your income would have been in your new job.

Many times, you are still entitled to be paid your lost wages even if you were not employed on the date of the accident. If you were a seasonal employee (like a landscaper, summer work crew, or even a ski instructor) at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits if the accident happened during your off work season. If you were about to start a new job at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits based upon what your income would have been in your new job.

If you were not working but were looking for a job, you are still entitled to be paid wage loss benefits. You will need to show proof that you were trying to find a job, such as submitting resumes or putting in job applications with potential employers. The amount of your wage loss benefits

If you were not working but were looking for a job, you are still entitled to be paid wage loss benefits. You will need to show proof that you were trying to find a job, such as submitting resumes or putting in job applications with potential employers. The amount of your wage loss benefits

What if I was looking for a job on the date of the accident?

What if I was looking for a job on the date of the accident?

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How much can I get?

How much can I get?

What if I was self-employed on the date of the accident?

What if I was self-employed on the date of the accident?

You are entitled to receive 85% of your gross pay, including overtime, or loss of income, for the first three years following the accident if you are disabled as a result of the accident. You are still entitled to these benefits if you were selfemployed on the date of the accident.

What if I was not employed on the date of the accident?

You are entitled to receive 85% of your gross pay, including overtime, or loss of income, for the first three years following the accident if you are disabled as a result of the accident. You are still entitled to these benefits if you were selfemployed on the date of the accident.

What if I was not employed on the date of the accident?

Many times, you are still entitled to be paid your lost wages even if you were not employed on the date of the accident. If you were a seasonal employee (like a landscaper, summer work crew, or even a ski instructor) at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits if the accident happened during your off work season. If you were about to start a new job at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits based upon what your income would have been in your new job.

Many times, you are still entitled to be paid your lost wages even if you were not employed on the date of the accident. If you were a seasonal employee (like a landscaper, summer work crew, or even a ski instructor) at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits if the accident happened during your off work season. If you were about to start a new job at the time of the accident, you can still receive these benefits based upon what your income would have been in your new job.

If you were not working but were looking for a job, you are still entitled to be paid wage loss benefits. You will need to show proof that you were trying to find a job, such as submitting resumes or putting in job applications with potential employers. The amount of your wage loss benefits

If you were not working but were looking for a job, you are still entitled to be paid wage loss benefits. You will need to show proof that you were trying to find a job, such as submitting resumes or putting in job applications with potential employers. The amount of your wage loss benefits

What if I was looking for a job on the date of the accident?

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will be based on income from your last job before the accident.

will be based on income from your last job before the accident.

This does not matter. You simply need proof that you were working and being paid for your work. In order to prove your income, it will be necessary to file tax returns to show what your income was before the accident.

This does not matter. You simply need proof that you were working and being paid for your work. In order to prove your income, it will be necessary to file tax returns to show what your income was before the accident.

What if was being paid in cash for my job?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to these benefits for the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to work. If you are still unable to work after the three year anniversary of your accident, you may have an additional claim for wage loss against the other driver and owner of the car or motorcycle that caused the accident. If you caused the accident, you can only receive this benefit for the three year period.

What if I lost my job due to the injuries from the accident?

What if was being paid in cash for my job?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to these benefits for the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to work. If you are still unable to work after the three year anniversary of your accident, you may have an additional claim for wage loss against the other driver and owner of the car or motorcycle that caused the accident. If you caused the accident, you can only receive this benefit for the three year period.

What if I lost my job due to the injuries from the accident?

If you lost your job due to injuries from the accident, the insurance company is required to pay your wage loss benefits even if you are no longer disabled as long as you are trying to find new work after your disability has ended.

If you lost your job due to injuries from the accident, the insurance company is required to pay your wage loss benefits even if you are no longer disabled as long as you are trying to find new work after your disability has ended.

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will be based on income from your last job before the accident.

will be based on income from your last job before the accident.

This does not matter. You simply need proof that you were working and being paid for your work. In order to prove your income, it will be necessary to file tax returns to show what your income was before the accident.

This does not matter. You simply need proof that you were working and being paid for your work. In order to prove your income, it will be necessary to file tax returns to show what your income was before the accident.

What if was being paid in cash for my job?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to these benefits for the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to work. If you are still unable to work after the three year anniversary of your accident, you may have an additional claim for wage loss against the other driver and owner of the car or motorcycle that caused the accident. If you caused the accident, you can only receive this benefit for the three year period.

What if I lost my job due to the injuries from the accident?

What if was being paid in cash for my job?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to these benefits for the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to work. If you are still unable to work after the three year anniversary of your accident, you may have an additional claim for wage loss against the other driver and owner of the car or motorcycle that caused the accident. If you caused the accident, you can only receive this benefit for the three year period.

What if I lost my job due to the injuries from the accident?

If you lost your job due to injuries from the accident, the insurance company is required to pay your wage loss benefits even if you are no longer disabled as long as you are trying to find new work after your disability has ended.

If you lost your job due to injuries from the accident, the insurance company is required to pay your wage loss benefits even if you are no longer disabled as long as you are trying to find new work after your disability has ended.

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What if I can only work part-time due to the injuries from the accident?

What if I can only work part-time due to the injuries from the accident?

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

The insurance company is required to pay you the difference between what you were earning before the accident and what you are earning after the accident. The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You need a note from your doctor (usually an Attending Physician’s Form) that disables you from working. You also need a wage verification form from your employer to submit to the insurance adjuster. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

The insurance company is required to pay you the difference between what you were earning before the accident and what you are earning after the accident. The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You need a note from your doctor (usually an Attending Physician’s Form) that disables you from working. You also need a wage verification form from your employer to submit to the insurance adjuster. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

You should submit your claim for wage loss benefits every thirty days, but claims for wage loss claims can be submitted up to within one year of the date of your disability.

You should submit your claim for wage loss benefits every thirty days, but claims for wage loss claims can be submitted up to within one year of the date of your disability.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

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What if I can only work part-time due to the injuries from the accident?

What if I can only work part-time due to the injuries from the accident?

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

The insurance company is required to pay you the difference between what you were earning before the accident and what you are earning after the accident. The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You need a note from your doctor (usually an Attending Physician’s Form) that disables you from working. You also need a wage verification form from your employer to submit to the insurance adjuster. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

The insurance company is required to pay you the difference between what you were earning before the accident and what you are earning after the accident. The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You need a note from your doctor (usually an Attending Physician’s Form) that disables you from working. You also need a wage verification form from your employer to submit to the insurance adjuster. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

You should submit your claim for wage loss benefits every thirty days, but claims for wage loss claims can be submitted up to within one year of the date of your disability.

You should submit your claim for wage loss benefits every thirty days, but claims for wage loss claims can be submitted up to within one year of the date of your disability.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?


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company that demands payment for the wage loss benefits.

company that demands payment for the wage loss benefits.

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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company that demands payment for the wage loss benefits.

company that demands payment for the wage loss benefits.

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.


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Type of Benefit: Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses

Type of Benefit: Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses

What is it for?

What is it for?

All medical bills that are reasonable and necessary and related to your accident are covered by the no-fault insurance company. These medical bills include, but are not limited to, hospital bills, doctor bills, physical therapy bills, prescriptions, ambulance bills, medical appliances such as a wheel chair, walker, back brace, and transportation expenses, etc. for your medical appointments.

All medical bills that are reasonable and necessary and related to your accident are covered by the no-fault insurance company. These medical bills include, but are not limited to, hospital bills, doctor bills, physical therapy bills, prescriptions, ambulance bills, medical appliances such as a wheel chair, walker, back brace, and transportation expenses, etc. for your medical appointments.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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Type of Benefit: Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses

Type of Benefit: Medical Bills, Prescription Costs, and Other Expenses

What is it for?

What is it for?

All medical bills that are reasonable and necessary and related to your accident are covered by the no-fault insurance company. These medical bills include, but are not limited to, hospital bills, doctor bills, physical therapy bills, prescriptions, ambulance bills, medical appliances such as a wheel chair, walker, back brace, and transportation expenses, etc. for your medical appointments.

All medical bills that are reasonable and necessary and related to your accident are covered by the no-fault insurance company. These medical bills include, but are not limited to, hospital bills, doctor bills, physical therapy bills, prescriptions, ambulance bills, medical appliances such as a wheel chair, walker, back brace, and transportation expenses, etc. for your medical appointments.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.


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Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

There is no limit on the amount of money that the no-fault insurance company must pay for accident related medical treatment. The only limitation is that the medical bills must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. For example, a young man who is seriously injured in a motorcycle/car accident may require medical care that costs millions of dollars. The no-fault insurance company is responsible for paying for these bills.

There is no limit on the amount of money that the no-fault insurance company must pay for accident related medical treatment. The only limitation is that the medical bills must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. For example, a young man who is seriously injured in a motorcycle/car accident may require medical care that costs millions of dollars. The no-fault insurance company is responsible for paying for these bills.

The medical bill coverage is a lifetime benefit. There is no limit into the future on how long this coverage will last. For example, the young man who was seriously injured in the accident in the example mentioned above is entitled to receive coverage for his medical bills, related to the accident, for the rest of his life.

The medical bill coverage is a lifetime benefit. There is no limit into the future on how long this coverage will last. For example, the young man who was seriously injured in the accident in the example mentioned above is entitled to receive coverage for his medical bills, related to the accident, for the rest of his life.

How much can I get?

How long can I get them for?

How much can I get?

How long can I get them for?

How do I file my claims?

How do I file my claims?

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The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

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Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

There is no limit on the amount of money that the no-fault insurance company must pay for accident related medical treatment. The only limitation is that the medical bills must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. For example, a young man who is seriously injured in a motorcycle/car accident may require medical care that costs millions of dollars. The no-fault insurance company is responsible for paying for these bills.

There is no limit on the amount of money that the no-fault insurance company must pay for accident related medical treatment. The only limitation is that the medical bills must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. For example, a young man who is seriously injured in a motorcycle/car accident may require medical care that costs millions of dollars. The no-fault insurance company is responsible for paying for these bills.

The medical bill coverage is a lifetime benefit. There is no limit into the future on how long this coverage will last. For example, the young man who was seriously injured in the accident in the example mentioned above is entitled to receive coverage for his medical bills, related to the accident, for the rest of his life.

The medical bill coverage is a lifetime benefit. There is no limit into the future on how long this coverage will last. For example, the young man who was seriously injured in the accident in the example mentioned above is entitled to receive coverage for his medical bills, related to the accident, for the rest of his life.

How much can I get?

How long can I get them for?

How much can I get?

How long can I get them for?

How do I file my claims?

How do I file my claims?

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The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.


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What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

A written medical bill must be sent to the insurance company. Many times, the insurance company may also request medical records for the bills and also may request that the bills be submitted in a certain format.

A written medical bill must be sent to the insurance company. Many times, the insurance company may also request medical records for the bills and also may request that the bills be submitted in a certain format.

You should submit your claim for medical bills every thirty days, but claims for medical bills can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

You should submit your claim for medical bills every thirty days, but claims for medical bills can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

How much time do I have to file my claims?

What if I have health insurance? Who is responsible for paying my bills?

How much time do I have to file my claims?

What if I have health insurance? Who is responsible for paying my bills?

It depends on what type of no-fault coverage is available to you. If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has coordinated medical coverage, your health insurance is responsible for paying your medical bills, and the no-fault insurance company will cover your bills that are not covered by your health insurance, including co-pays and deductibles. For example, if your health insurance policy provides coverage for 20 physical therapy visits per year, and your doctor has recommended that you receive 30 physical therapy visits for treatment for your injuries from the accident, the No-Fault insurance company would be required to pay for the ten physical therapy visits not covered by your health insurance.

It depends on what type of no-fault coverage is available to you. If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has coordinated medical coverage, your health insurance is responsible for paying your medical bills, and the no-fault insurance company will cover your bills that are not covered by your health insurance, including co-pays and deductibles. For example, if your health insurance policy provides coverage for 20 physical therapy visits per year, and your doctor has recommended that you receive 30 physical therapy visits for treatment for your injuries from the accident, the No-Fault insurance company would be required to pay for the ten physical therapy visits not covered by your health insurance.

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WARNING: If you are covered by an HMO health insurance policy, and the no-fault insurance policy has coordinated

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What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

A written medical bill must be sent to the insurance company. Many times, the insurance company may also request medical records for the bills and also may request that the bills be submitted in a certain format.

A written medical bill must be sent to the insurance company. Many times, the insurance company may also request medical records for the bills and also may request that the bills be submitted in a certain format.

You should submit your claim for medical bills every thirty days, but claims for medical bills can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

You should submit your claim for medical bills every thirty days, but claims for medical bills can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

How much time do I have to file my claims?

What if I have health insurance? Who is responsible for paying my bills?

How much time do I have to file my claims?

What if I have health insurance? Who is responsible for paying my bills?

It depends on what type of no-fault coverage is available to you. If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has coordinated medical coverage, your health insurance is responsible for paying your medical bills, and the no-fault insurance company will cover your bills that are not covered by your health insurance, including co-pays and deductibles. For example, if your health insurance policy provides coverage for 20 physical therapy visits per year, and your doctor has recommended that you receive 30 physical therapy visits for treatment for your injuries from the accident, the No-Fault insurance company would be required to pay for the ten physical therapy visits not covered by your health insurance.

It depends on what type of no-fault coverage is available to you. If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has coordinated medical coverage, your health insurance is responsible for paying your medical bills, and the no-fault insurance company will cover your bills that are not covered by your health insurance, including co-pays and deductibles. For example, if your health insurance policy provides coverage for 20 physical therapy visits per year, and your doctor has recommended that you receive 30 physical therapy visits for treatment for your injuries from the accident, the No-Fault insurance company would be required to pay for the ten physical therapy visits not covered by your health insurance.

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medical coverage, you are required to seek treatment from doctors within your HMO plan. If you seek treatment outside of your HMO plan, the no-fault insurance company may not cover your medical bills.

medical coverage, you are required to seek treatment from doctors within your HMO plan. If you seek treatment outside of your HMO plan, the no-fault insurance company may not cover your medical bills.

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR SITUATION TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF NO-FAULT MEDICAL COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE TO YOU.

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR SITUATION TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF NO-FAULT MEDICAL COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE TO YOU.

If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has uncoordinated medical coverage, the No-Fault insurance company is primary and is required to pay for all of your medical bills, even if you have health insurance. Therefore, if you have this type of coverage, you can see any doctor that you want to, even if the doctor is not part of your health insurance plan.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has uncoordinated medical coverage, the No-Fault insurance company is primary and is required to pay for all of your medical bills, even if you have health insurance. Therefore, if you have this type of coverage, you can see any doctor that you want to, even if the doctor is not part of your health insurance plan.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the medical bills.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the medical bills.

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If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date

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medical coverage, you are required to seek treatment from doctors within your HMO plan. If you seek treatment outside of your HMO plan, the no-fault insurance company may not cover your medical bills.

medical coverage, you are required to seek treatment from doctors within your HMO plan. If you seek treatment outside of your HMO plan, the no-fault insurance company may not cover your medical bills.

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR SITUATION TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF NO-FAULT MEDICAL COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE TO YOU.

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR SITUATION TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF NO-FAULT MEDICAL COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE TO YOU.

If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has uncoordinated medical coverage, the No-Fault insurance company is primary and is required to pay for all of your medical bills, even if you have health insurance. Therefore, if you have this type of coverage, you can see any doctor that you want to, even if the doctor is not part of your health insurance plan.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If the no-fault insurance policy available to you has uncoordinated medical coverage, the No-Fault insurance company is primary and is required to pay for all of your medical bills, even if you have health insurance. Therefore, if you have this type of coverage, you can see any doctor that you want to, even if the doctor is not part of your health insurance plan.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the medical bills.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the medical bills.

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If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date


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on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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Type of Benefit: In-Home Nursing Care/Attendant Care

Type of Benefit: In-Home Nursing Care/Attendant Care

What is it for?

What is it for?

In home nursing care /attendant care benefits are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. These benefits are paid to have a person attend to your personal needs while you recover from your injuries. These services include assisting you with toileting, showering, feeding, and medications, and even just being with you and supervising you during your recovery. The person can be a family member, friend, nurse or someone from a nursing agency.

In home nursing care /attendant care benefits are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. These benefits are paid to have a person attend to your personal needs while you recover from your injuries. These services include assisting you with toileting, showering, feeding, and medications, and even just being with you and supervising you during your recovery. The person can be a family member, friend, nurse or someone from a nursing agency.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Type of Benefit: In-Home Nursing Care/Attendant Care

Type of Benefit: In-Home Nursing Care/Attendant Care

What is it for?

What is it for?

In home nursing care /attendant care benefits are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. These benefits are paid to have a person attend to your personal needs while you recover from your injuries. These services include assisting you with toileting, showering, feeding, and medications, and even just being with you and supervising you during your recovery. The person can be a family member, friend, nurse or someone from a nursing agency.

In home nursing care /attendant care benefits are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. These benefits are paid to have a person attend to your personal needs while you recover from your injuries. These services include assisting you with toileting, showering, feeding, and medications, and even just being with you and supervising you during your recovery. The person can be a family member, friend, nurse or someone from a nursing agency.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.


A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the level of care and supervision being provided. Ranges are typically from $12.00 per hour to $25.00 per hour. Higher rates are paid in cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries that require the most assistance.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the level of care and supervision being provided. Ranges are typically from $12.00 per hour to $25.00 per hour. Higher rates are paid in cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries that require the most assistance.

How much can I get to pay for nursing care?

How many hours a day can I get it for?

How much can I get to pay for nursing care?

How many hours a day can I get it for?

This depends on how many hours a day that your doctor believes that you need these services. In many cases, the rate is paid twenty-four hours a day. Even though you sleep several hours each day, you may still need someone to be home with you in the case of an emergency or even to assist you in going to the bathroom if you awaken in the middle of the night.

This depends on how many hours a day that your doctor believes that you need these services. In many cases, the rate is paid twenty-four hours a day. Even though you sleep several hours each day, you may still need someone to be home with you in the case of an emergency or even to assist you in going to the bathroom if you awaken in the middle of the night.

Like other medical expense benefits, you can receive this for the rest of your life if it is necessary. Your doctor will tell the insurance company how long you need to have the services provided to you.

Like other medical expense benefits, you can receive this for the rest of your life if it is necessary. Your doctor will tell the insurance company how long you need to have the services provided to you.

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How long can I get it for?

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the level of care and supervision being provided. Ranges are typically from $12.00 per hour to $25.00 per hour. Higher rates are paid in cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries that require the most assistance.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the level of care and supervision being provided. Ranges are typically from $12.00 per hour to $25.00 per hour. Higher rates are paid in cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries that require the most assistance.

How much can I get to pay for nursing care?

How many hours a day can I get it for?

How much can I get to pay for nursing care?

How many hours a day can I get it for?

This depends on how many hours a day that your doctor believes that you need these services. In many cases, the rate is paid twenty-four hours a day. Even though you sleep several hours each day, you may still need someone to be home with you in the case of an emergency or even to assist you in going to the bathroom if you awaken in the middle of the night.

This depends on how many hours a day that your doctor believes that you need these services. In many cases, the rate is paid twenty-four hours a day. Even though you sleep several hours each day, you may still need someone to be home with you in the case of an emergency or even to assist you in going to the bathroom if you awaken in the middle of the night.

Like other medical expense benefits, you can receive this for the rest of your life if it is necessary. Your doctor will tell the insurance company how long you need to have the services provided to you.

Like other medical expense benefits, you can receive this for the rest of your life if it is necessary. Your doctor will tell the insurance company how long you need to have the services provided to you.

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How long can I get it for?

How long can I get it for?


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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services. Additionally, you will need to submit a claim specifying the services being provided, the amount of hours per day the services are being provided, and the name of the person providing the attendant care. A sample form for submitting this type of claim can also be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services. Additionally, you will need to submit a claim specifying the services being provided, the amount of hours per day the services are being provided, and the name of the person providing the attendant care. A sample form for submitting this type of claim can also be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

You should send in your claims for attendant care services every thirty days, but claims for attendant care services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

You should send in your claims for attendant care services every thirty days, but claims for attendant care services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services. Additionally, you will need to submit a claim specifying the services being provided, the amount of hours per day the services are being provided, and the name of the person providing the attendant care. A sample form for submitting this type of claim can also be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services. Additionally, you will need to submit a claim specifying the services being provided, the amount of hours per day the services are being provided, and the name of the person providing the attendant care. A sample form for submitting this type of claim can also be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

You should send in your claims for attendant care services every thirty days, but claims for attendant care services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

You should send in your claims for attendant care services every thirty days, but claims for attendant care services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?


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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.


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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Type of Benefit: Household Chores/Replacement Services

Type of Benefit: Household Chores/Replacement Services

What is it for?

Replacement service benefits are payments for services performed around your home that you used to do but cannot do because of injuries from the accident. These services include but are not limited to cooking, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning, laundry, cutting the grass, shoveling the snow, and even taking out the garbage. The person providing the services can be a family member, friend, or someone that you hire to help you.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

What is it for?

Replacement service benefits are payments for services performed around your home that you used to do but cannot do because of injuries from the accident. These services include but are not limited to cooking, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning, laundry, cutting the grass, shoveling the snow, and even taking out the garbage. The person providing the services can be a family member, friend, or someone that you hire to help you.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Type of Benefit: Household Chores/Replacement Services

Type of Benefit: Household Chores/Replacement Services

What is it for?

Replacement service benefits are payments for services performed around your home that you used to do but cannot do because of injuries from the accident. These services include but are not limited to cooking, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning, laundry, cutting the grass, shoveling the snow, and even taking out the garbage. The person providing the services can be a family member, friend, or someone that you hire to help you.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

What is it for?

Replacement service benefits are payments for services performed around your home that you used to do but cannot do because of injuries from the accident. These services include but are not limited to cooking, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning, laundry, cutting the grass, shoveling the snow, and even taking out the garbage. The person providing the services can be a family member, friend, or someone that you hire to help you.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.


A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

You can receive up to $20.00 a day for these services. This amounts to $600.00 each month during your recovery.

You can receive up to $20.00 a day for these services. This amounts to $600.00 each month during your recovery.

How much can I get to pay for household help?

How long can I get it for?

How much can I get to pay for household help?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to these benefits for up to the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to perform the services yourself.

You are entitled to these benefits for up to the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to perform the services yourself.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services, a list of the services performed, and the name of the person performing the household chores. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services, a list of the services performed, and the name of the person performing the household chores. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

You can receive up to $20.00 a day for these services. This amounts to $600.00 each month during your recovery.

You can receive up to $20.00 a day for these services. This amounts to $600.00 each month during your recovery.

How much can I get to pay for household help?

How long can I get it for?

How much can I get to pay for household help?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to these benefits for up to the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to perform the services yourself.

You are entitled to these benefits for up to the first three years after the date of the accident if you are unable to perform the services yourself.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services, a list of the services performed, and the name of the person performing the household chores. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

Again, you need a prescription from your doctor for these services, a list of the services performed, and the name of the person performing the household chores. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

You should submit your claim for replacement services every thirty days, but claims for replacement services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the benefits.

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

You should submit your claim for replacement services every thirty days, but claims for replacement services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the benefits.

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

You should submit your claim for replacement services every thirty days, but claims for replacement services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the benefits.

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

You should submit your claim for replacement services every thirty days, but claims for replacement services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the benefits.

How much time do you have to file your lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Type of Benefit: Case Management Services

Type of Benefit: Case Management Services

What are they?

What are they?

Case Management Services are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. Case managers, typically nurses or vocational rehabilitation counselors, play a very important role in helping injured persons with their road to recovery. They often help the patient do the following:

Case Management Services are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. Case managers, typically nurses or vocational rehabilitation counselors, play a very important role in helping injured persons with their road to recovery. They often help the patient do the following:

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

• Coordinating medical care with multiple doctors and clinics • Finding the best medical specialists for a patient’s needs • Scheduling doctor’s appointments • Helping the patient with home modifications, such as ramps • Helping the patient obtain necessary medical appliances, like wheelchairs and hospital beds • Communicating with the insurance company on behalf of the patient • Other services to assist the client with his or her care, recovery, and rehabilitation.

• Coordinating medical care with multiple doctors and clinics • Finding the best medical specialists for a patient’s needs • Scheduling doctor’s appointments • Helping the patient with home modifications, such as ramps • Helping the patient obtain necessary medical appliances, like wheelchairs and hospital beds • Communicating with the insurance company on behalf of the patient • Other services to assist the client with his or her care, recovery, and rehabilitation.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

Type of Benefit: Case Management Services

Type of Benefit: Case Management Services

What are they?

What are they?

Case Management Services are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. Case managers, typically nurses or vocational rehabilitation counselors, play a very important role in helping injured persons with their road to recovery. They often help the patient do the following:

Case Management Services are actually a part of the medical benefits that you are entitled to receive under the No-Fault laws. Case managers, typically nurses or vocational rehabilitation counselors, play a very important role in helping injured persons with their road to recovery. They often help the patient do the following:

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

• Coordinating medical care with multiple doctors and clinics • Finding the best medical specialists for a patient’s needs • Scheduling doctor’s appointments • Helping the patient with home modifications, such as ramps • Helping the patient obtain necessary medical appliances, like wheelchairs and hospital beds • Communicating with the insurance company on behalf of the patient • Other services to assist the client with his or her care, recovery, and rehabilitation.

• Coordinating medical care with multiple doctors and clinics • Finding the best medical specialists for a patient’s needs • Scheduling doctor’s appointments • Helping the patient with home modifications, such as ramps • Helping the patient obtain necessary medical appliances, like wheelchairs and hospital beds • Communicating with the insurance company on behalf of the patient • Other services to assist the client with his or her care, recovery, and rehabilitation.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such

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as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How much money can I receive for case management services?

There is no limit on the amount of case management services that you can receive. The only limitation is that the case management services must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. How long can I get it for?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How much money can I receive for case management services?

There is no limit on the amount of case management services that you can receive. The only limitation is that the case management services must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. How long can I get it for?

Like other medical benefits, you can receive this service for the rest of your life if it is necessary.

Like other medical benefits, you can receive this service for the rest of your life if it is necessary.

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as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How much money can I receive for case management services?

There is no limit on the amount of case management services that you can receive. The only limitation is that the case management services must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. How long can I get it for?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How much money can I receive for case management services?

There is no limit on the amount of case management services that you can receive. The only limitation is that the case management services must be reasonable and necessary for your care, recovery, and rehabilitation. How long can I get it for?

Like other medical benefits, you can receive this service for the rest of your life if it is necessary.

Like other medical benefits, you can receive this service for the rest of your life if it is necessary.

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How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Usually, case managers will send their reports and bills directly to the insurance adjuster.

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Usually, case managers will send their reports and bills directly to the insurance adjuster.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

You should send in your claims for case management services every thirty days, but claims for case management services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

You should send in your claims for case management services every thirty days, but claims for case management services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

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How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

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How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Usually, case managers will send their reports and bills directly to the insurance adjuster.

A written claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. Usually, case managers will send their reports and bills directly to the insurance adjuster.

How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

You should send in your claims for case management services every thirty days, but claims for case management services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

You should send in your claims for case management services every thirty days, but claims for case management services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the insurance company that demands payment for the services.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

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you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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Type of Benefit: Home Modifications and Accommodations

What is it for?

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Type of Benefit: Home Modifications and Accommodations

What is it for?

Home modification benefits are paid when the injured person cannot comfortably live in his or her current home or apartment because of physical limitations caused by injuries from the accident. The insurance company is required to pay for remodeling for items such as handicapped ramps, additional rooms, wider doorways, and even bathrooms and showers to make it easier for an injured person to live in the home.

Home modification benefits are paid when the injured person cannot comfortably live in his or her current home or apartment because of physical limitations caused by injuries from the accident. The insurance company is required to pay for remodeling for items such as handicapped ramps, additional rooms, wider doorways, and even bathrooms and showers to make it easier for an injured person to live in the home.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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Type of Benefit: Home Modifications and Accommodations

What is it for?

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Type of Benefit: Home Modifications and Accommodations

What is it for?

Home modification benefits are paid when the injured person cannot comfortably live in his or her current home or apartment because of physical limitations caused by injuries from the accident. The insurance company is required to pay for remodeling for items such as handicapped ramps, additional rooms, wider doorways, and even bathrooms and showers to make it easier for an injured person to live in the home.

Home modification benefits are paid when the injured person cannot comfortably live in his or her current home or apartment because of physical limitations caused by injuries from the accident. The insurance company is required to pay for remodeling for items such as handicapped ramps, additional rooms, wider doorways, and even bathrooms and showers to make it easier for an injured person to live in the home.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the type of disability and the special needs of the injured person. Typically, an architect or contractor works alongside the medical provider to design the most appropriate changes for the home. There is no limit on the amount as long as it is reasonable and necessary.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the type of disability and the special needs of the injured person. Typically, an architect or contractor works alongside the medical provider to design the most appropriate changes for the home. There is no limit on the amount as long as it is reasonable and necessary.

You are still entitled to have this remodeling done if you live in an apartment or live with someone else. If you live in an apartment, the insurance company may be required to remodel your apartment or may have to find a better place for you to live that is equipped with accommodations to meet your needs. The insurance company may be required to pay for this residence in full or in part.

You are still entitled to have this remodeling done if you live in an apartment or live with someone else. If you live in an apartment, the insurance company may be required to remodel your apartment or may have to find a better place for you to live that is equipped with accommodations to meet your needs. The insurance company may be required to pay for this residence in full or in part.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

How much can I get for home modifications?

What if I rent an apartment or live with a family member or friend?

How do I file my claim?

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What if I rent an apartment or live with a family member or friend?

How do I file my claim?

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Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the type of disability and the special needs of the injured person. Typically, an architect or contractor works alongside the medical provider to design the most appropriate changes for the home. There is no limit on the amount as long as it is reasonable and necessary.

The dollar amount paid for these services depends on the type of disability and the special needs of the injured person. Typically, an architect or contractor works alongside the medical provider to design the most appropriate changes for the home. There is no limit on the amount as long as it is reasonable and necessary.

You are still entitled to have this remodeling done if you live in an apartment or live with someone else. If you live in an apartment, the insurance company may be required to remodel your apartment or may have to find a better place for you to live that is equipped with accommodations to meet your needs. The insurance company may be required to pay for this residence in full or in part.

You are still entitled to have this remodeling done if you live in an apartment or live with someone else. If you live in an apartment, the insurance company may be required to remodel your apartment or may have to find a better place for you to live that is equipped with accommodations to meet your needs. The insurance company may be required to pay for this residence in full or in part.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

How much can I get for home modifications?

What if I rent an apartment or live with a family member or friend?

How do I file my claim?

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What if I rent an apartment or live with a family member or friend?

How do I file my claim?

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What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

You need a prescription from your doctor or a report from an occupational therapist for these modifications and a reasonable plan for the remodeling. You may need to enter into a contract with a construction company for the needed remodeling.

You need a prescription from your doctor or a report from an occupational therapist for these modifications and a reasonable plan for the remodeling. You may need to enter into a contract with a construction company for the needed remodeling.

You should submit your claim these expenses once it has been determined by a doctor that it is necessary and you have a contract for the necessary remodeling work.

You should submit your claim these expenses once it has been determined by a doctor that it is necessary and you have a contract for the necessary remodeling work.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expenses.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expenses.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

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What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

You need a prescription from your doctor or a report from an occupational therapist for these modifications and a reasonable plan for the remodeling. You may need to enter into a contract with a construction company for the needed remodeling.

You need a prescription from your doctor or a report from an occupational therapist for these modifications and a reasonable plan for the remodeling. You may need to enter into a contract with a construction company for the needed remodeling.

You should submit your claim these expenses once it has been determined by a doctor that it is necessary and you have a contract for the necessary remodeling work.

You should submit your claim these expenses once it has been determined by a doctor that it is necessary and you have a contract for the necessary remodeling work.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expenses.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expenses.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

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If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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What is it for?

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Type of Benefit: Medical Mileage

This is to reimburse you for your mileage expenses to and from your medical appointments.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

What is it for?

Type of Benefit: Medical Mileage

This is to reimburse you for your mileage expenses to and from your medical appointments.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

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What is it for?

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Type of Benefit: Medical Mileage

This is to reimburse you for your mileage expenses to and from your medical appointments.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

What is it for?

Type of Benefit: Medical Mileage

This is to reimburse you for your mileage expenses to and from your medical appointments.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve��� an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

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How much can I get?

How much can I get?

How long can I get it for?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to a reasonable rate per mile.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to a reasonable rate per mile.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

You need to make a list of the days that you attended appointments, the name and address of the doctor or clinic, and the distance to and from your home. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

You need to make a list of the days that you attended appointments, the name and address of the doctor or clinic, and the distance to and from your home. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

You should submit your claim for mileage expenses every thirty days, but claims for mileage expenses can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the medical appointment.

You should submit your claim for mileage expenses every thirty days, but claims for mileage expenses can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the medical appointment.

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

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How much can I get?

How much can I get?

How long can I get it for?

How long can I get it for?

You are entitled to a reasonable rate per mile.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to a reasonable rate per mile.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

You need to make a list of the days that you attended appointments, the name and address of the doctor or clinic, and the distance to and from your home. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

You need to make a list of the days that you attended appointments, the name and address of the doctor or clinic, and the distance to and from your home. A form for submitting this type of claim can be downloaded and printed for free from www.BuckfireLaw.com.

You should submit your claim for mileage expenses every thirty days, but claims for mileage expenses can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the medical appointment.

You should submit your claim for mileage expenses every thirty days, but claims for mileage expenses can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the medical appointment.

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expense.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expense.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expense.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the expense.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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Type of Benefit: Special Transportation

Type of Benefit: Special Transportation

What is it for?

What is it for?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

This is for a van or specially equipped van or vehicle to take you to and from your medical appointments. This is often required for persons in wheelchairs or other equipment that requires special transportation. You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

This is for a van or specially equipped van or vehicle to take you to and from your medical appointments. This is often required for persons in wheelchairs or other equipment that requires special transportation. You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

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Type of Benefit: Special Transportation

Type of Benefit: Special Transportation

What is it for?

What is it for?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

This is for a van or specially equipped van or vehicle to take you to and from your medical appointments. This is often required for persons in wheelchairs or other equipment that requires special transportation. You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

This is for a van or specially equipped van or vehicle to take you to and from your medical appointments. This is often required for persons in wheelchairs or other equipment that requires special transportation. You are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if you were injured in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile, such as a car or truck. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Also, if you were driving your own motorcycle, your motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if you did not properly insure your motorcycle, you may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that you contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims you are entitled to pursue under the law.

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How much can I get?

How much can I get?

The insurance company must pay the reasonable cost for this transportation.

The insurance company must pay the reasonable cost for this transportation.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

How long can I get it for?

How long can I get it for?

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

You need to submit the invoice or bill from the transportation company and a prescription from your doctor for this type of service.

You need to submit the invoice or bill from the transportation company and a prescription from your doctor for this type of service.

You should submit your claim for special transportation services every thirty days, but claims for transportation services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

You should submit your claim for special transportation services every thirty days, but claims for transportation services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

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How much can I get?

How much can I get?

The insurance company must pay the reasonable cost for this transportation.

The insurance company must pay the reasonable cost for this transportation.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

You are entitled to these benefits as long as you need to get to and from your medical appointments to be treated for the injuries that you suffered in the accident.

How long can I get it for?

How long can I get it for?

How do I file my claim?

How do I file my claim?

What type of documentation do I need?

What type of documentation do I need?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim.

You need to submit the invoice or bill from the transportation company and a prescription from your doctor for this type of service.

You need to submit the invoice or bill from the transportation company and a prescription from your doctor for this type of service.

You should submit your claim for special transportation services every thirty days, but claims for transportation services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

You should submit your claim for special transportation services every thirty days, but claims for transportation services can be submitted up to within one year of the date of service.

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?


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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the services.

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the services.

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the services.

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company that demands payment for the services.

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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Type of Benefit: Survivorʼs Loss Benefits

Type of Benefit: Survivorʼs Loss Benefits

What is it for?

If your husband, wife, or a relative who you are dependent upon, dies as a result of injuries from an accident, you may be entitled to receive survivor loss benefits. These benefits include money from the No-Fault insurance company for loss of their financial support and loss of household services, as well as payment for a portion of the funeral bill.

What is it for?

If your husband, wife, or a relative who you are dependent upon, dies as a result of injuries from an accident, you may be entitled to receive survivor loss benefits. These benefits include money from the No-Fault insurance company for loss of their financial support and loss of household services, as well as payment for a portion of the funeral bill.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if the deceased family member, for whom they are dependent upon, was driving his or her own motorcycle, the motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if the motorcycle was not properly insured, family members may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Also, if the deceased family member, for whom they are dependent upon, was driving his or her own motorcycle, the motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if the motorcycle was not properly insured, family members may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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Family members are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if their family member, for whom they were dependent upon, died in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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Family members are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if their family member, for whom they were dependent upon, died in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

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Type of Benefit: Survivorʼs Loss Benefits

Type of Benefit: Survivorʼs Loss Benefits

What is it for?

If your husband, wife, or a relative who you are dependent upon, dies as a result of injuries from an accident, you may be entitled to receive survivor loss benefits. These benefits include money from the No-Fault insurance company for loss of their financial support and loss of household services, as well as payment for a portion of the funeral bill.

What is it for?

If your husband, wife, or a relative who you are dependent upon, dies as a result of injuries from an accident, you may be entitled to receive survivor loss benefits. These benefits include money from the No-Fault insurance company for loss of their financial support and loss of household services, as well as payment for a portion of the funeral bill.

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

How do I know if I am eligible for these benefits?

Also, if the deceased family member, for whom they are dependent upon, was driving his or her own motorcycle, the motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if the motorcycle was not properly insured, family members may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

Also, if the deceased family member, for whom they are dependent upon, was driving his or her own motorcycle, the motorcycle must have been insured in order to receive these benefits, by having basic motorcycle liability insurance, commonly known as Personal Liability and Property Damage (PLPD) insurance. Even if the motorcycle was not properly insured, family members may be entitled to pursue other claims from the accident.

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Family members are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if their family member, for whom they were dependent upon, died in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.

Family members are entitled to receive these benefits under Michigan law, regardless of fault, if their family member, for whom they were dependent upon, died in a motorcycle accident that arose out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of an automobile as an automobile. The primary pre-requisite is that the motorcycle accident must “involve” an automobile.


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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that family members contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims they may be entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that family members contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims they may be entitled to pursue under the law.

How much can I get?

How much can I get?

The maximum monthly amount payable for survivor loss benefits changes every year. To find out the maximum monthly amount and how much you can receive in benefits, please call our office at 1-800-606-1717 or visit our website at www.BuckfireLaw.com.

The maximum monthly amount payable for survivor loss benefits changes every year. To find out the maximum monthly amount and how much you can receive in benefits, please call our office at 1-800-606-1717 or visit our website at www.BuckfireLaw.com.

You are entitled to receive survivor loss benefits for the first three years following the accident.

You are entitled to receive survivor loss benefits for the first three years following the accident.

How long can I get it for?

How do I file my claim?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You will be required to submit a copy of the death certificate, as well as a copy of the funeral bill. Additionally, you will be required to present written proof of the loss of financial support and household services.

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How long can I get it for?

How do I file my claim?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You will be required to submit a copy of the death certificate, as well as a copy of the funeral bill. Additionally, you will be required to present written proof of the loss of financial support and household services.

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Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that family members contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims they may be entitled to pursue under the law.

Due to the complicated laws in Michigan regarding motorcycle accidents, we suggest that family members contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident to determine what claims they may be entitled to pursue under the law.

How much can I get?

How much can I get?

The maximum monthly amount payable for survivor loss benefits changes every year. To find out the maximum monthly amount and how much you can receive in benefits, please call our office at 1-800-606-1717 or visit our website at www.BuckfireLaw.com.

The maximum monthly amount payable for survivor loss benefits changes every year. To find out the maximum monthly amount and how much you can receive in benefits, please call our office at 1-800-606-1717 or visit our website at www.BuckfireLaw.com.

You are entitled to receive survivor loss benefits for the first three years following the accident.

You are entitled to receive survivor loss benefits for the first three years following the accident.

How long can I get it for?

How do I file my claim?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You will be required to submit a copy of the death certificate, as well as a copy of the funeral bill. Additionally, you will be required to present written proof of the loss of financial support and household services.

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How long can I get it for?

How do I file my claim?

The claim must be submitted to the insurance adjuster assigned to your claim. What type of documentation do I need?

You will be required to submit a copy of the death certificate, as well as a copy of the funeral bill. Additionally, you will be required to present written proof of the loss of financial support and household services.

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

I STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR CLAIMS FOR SURVIVOR LOSS BENEFITS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PROPER DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED AND THAT YOU ARE CLAIMING EVERYTHING THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE UNDER THE LAW

I STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR CLAIMS FOR SURVIVOR LOSS BENEFITS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PROPER DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED AND THAT YOU ARE CLAIMING EVERYTHING THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE UNDER THE LAW

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company demanding payment for the survivor loss benefits.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company demanding payment for the survivor loss benefits.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

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You should submit your claim for survivor loss benefits as soon as possible following the accident, but claims for survivor loss benefits can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the accident.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

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You should submit your claim for survivor loss benefits as soon as possible following the accident, but claims for survivor loss benefits can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the accident.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

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How much time do I have to file my claim?

How much time do I have to file my claim?

I STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR CLAIMS FOR SURVIVOR LOSS BENEFITS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PROPER DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED AND THAT YOU ARE CLAIMING EVERYTHING THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE UNDER THE LAW

I STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT TO REVIEW YOUR CLAIMS FOR SURVIVOR LOSS BENEFITS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PROPER DOCUMENTS ARE SUBMITTED AND THAT YOU ARE CLAIMING EVERYTHING THAT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE UNDER THE LAW

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company demanding payment for the survivor loss benefits.

If your insurance company refuses to pay these benefits, your only recourse is to file a lawsuit against the company demanding payment for the survivor loss benefits.

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

If the claims are presented within one year but are not paid by the insurance company within one year of the date of expense or claim, it will be necessary to start a lawsuit within that one year period in order to protect your claim. If you choose to begin a lawsuit against your insurance company for No-Fault benefits, you must file a lawsuit within ONE YEAR of the date on which the last unpaid No-Fault benefit was incurred. If

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You should submit your claim for survivor loss benefits as soon as possible following the accident, but claims for survivor loss benefits can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the accident.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?

You should submit your claim for survivor loss benefits as soon as possible following the accident, but claims for survivor loss benefits can be submitted up to within one year of the date of the accident.

What do I do if the insurance company refuses to pay these benefits?

How much time do I have to file my lawsuit?


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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

you fail to file your lawsuit within this one year period, you will lose the right to have the benefit or expense paid.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

If there are any outstanding claims that have not been paid by the insurance company as you are approaching the one year anniversary of your accident, I recommend that you file a lawsuit prior to the one year anniversary of the accident.

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We publish the newsletter four times a year and will gladly send it to you for free and without any obligation whatsoever. To subscribe, simply copy this page and complete the form. You can fax it to us at 248-569-6737. Also, you can e-mail me at Daniel@BuckfireLaw.com to request our free newsletters or subscribe at www.FreeLegalNewsletter.com.

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits

Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits

We have written a Free Report that tells you important secrets that your auto insurance company will not tell you about your benefits. Not knowing these secrets can cost you many thousands of dollars in benefits.

We have written a Free Report that tells you important secrets that your auto insurance company will not tell you about your benefits. Not knowing these secrets can cost you many thousands of dollars in benefits.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

We will gladly send you this Free Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at 248-569-6737. Also, you can e-mail me at Daniel@BuckfireLaw.com to request this Free Report.

Please send me the Top Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits.

We will gladly send you this Free Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at 248-569-6737. Also, you can e-mail me at Daniel@BuckfireLaw.com to request this Free Report. Please send me the Top Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits.

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook

Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits

Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits

We have written a Free Report that tells you important secrets that your auto insurance company will not tell you about your benefits. Not knowing these secrets can cost you many thousands of dollars in benefits.

We have written a Free Report that tells you important secrets that your auto insurance company will not tell you about your benefits. Not knowing these secrets can cost you many thousands of dollars in benefits.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

We will gladly send you this Free Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at 248-569-6737. Also, you can e-mail me at Daniel@BuckfireLaw.com to request this Free Report.

Please send me the Top Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits.

We will gladly send you this Free Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at 248-569-6737. Also, you can e-mail me at Daniel@BuckfireLaw.com to request this Free Report. Please send me the Top Ten Secrets That Your Insurance Company Will Not Tell You About Your No-Fault Benefits.

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report

90% of bikers purchase the wrong motorcycle insurance. Are you one of them?

90% of bikers purchase the wrong motorcycle insurance. Are you one of them?

Our FREE Report written by Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer Daniel L. Buckfire explains the need to purchase the proper types of motorcycle insurance and why you must have them. Our 8 page report reveals:

Our FREE Report written by Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer Daniel L. Buckfire explains the need to purchase the proper types of motorcycle insurance and why you must have them. Our 8 page report reveals:

Warning: Read This Report Before You Take Your Motorcycle on Michigan Streets and Highways

• Why asking your agent for “Full Coverage” is not enough • Why you must buy PL/PD coverage • Why you should buy Medical Payment Coverage • Why you must buy Uninsured Motorists Coverage • Why you must buy Underinsured Motorists Coverage • How buying the wrong coverage cost our client $500,000.00

Warning: Read This Report Before You Take Your Motorcycle on Michigan Streets and Highways

• Why asking your agent for “Full Coverage” is not enough • Why you must buy PL/PD coverage • Why you should buy Medical Payment Coverage • Why you must buy Uninsured Motorists Coverage • Why you must buy Underinsured Motorists Coverage • How buying the wrong coverage cost our client $500,000.00

We will gladly send you this FREE Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at (248) 569-6737. Also you can request it by completing the request form located at www.FreeMotorcycleReport.com.

We will gladly send you this FREE Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at (248) 569-6737. Also you can request it by completing the request form located at www.FreeMotorcycleReport.com.

Please send me The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report for free.

Please send me The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report for free.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report

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A Practical Guide to Understanding the Legal Rights of Injured Bikers

The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report

90% of bikers purchase the wrong motorcycle insurance. Are you one of them?

90% of bikers purchase the wrong motorcycle insurance. Are you one of them?

Our FREE Report written by Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer Daniel L. Buckfire explains the need to purchase the proper types of motorcycle insurance and why you must have them. Our 8 page report reveals:

Our FREE Report written by Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer Daniel L. Buckfire explains the need to purchase the proper types of motorcycle insurance and why you must have them. Our 8 page report reveals:

Warning: Read This Report Before You Take Your Motorcycle on Michigan Streets and Highways

• Why asking your agent for “Full Coverage” is not enough • Why you must buy PL/PD coverage • Why you should buy Medical Payment Coverage • Why you must buy Uninsured Motorists Coverage • Why you must buy Underinsured Motorists Coverage • How buying the wrong coverage cost our client $500,000.00

Warning: Read This Report Before You Take Your Motorcycle on Michigan Streets and Highways

• Why asking your agent for “Full Coverage” is not enough • Why you must buy PL/PD coverage • Why you should buy Medical Payment Coverage • Why you must buy Uninsured Motorists Coverage • Why you must buy Underinsured Motorists Coverage • How buying the wrong coverage cost our client $500,000.00

We will gladly send you this FREE Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at (248) 569-6737. Also you can request it by completing the request form located at www.FreeMotorcycleReport.com.

We will gladly send you this FREE Report if you ask for it. Simply copy this page and fax it to us at (248) 569-6737. Also you can request it by completing the request form located at www.FreeMotorcycleReport.com.

Please send me The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report for free.

Please send me The Michigan Motorcycle Insurance Report for free.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

We do not share our mailing list or e-mail lists with anyone else.

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The Ultimate Michigan Motorcycle Accident Handbook