Our Michigan auto accident attorneys are reporting a fatal Flint car accident that took place on December 1st, in the late p.m. hours on West Boulevard near Dayton Street. According to authorities, a 58 year-old man was driving westbound on Welch Boulevard when he crossed the center line and struck a van that was heading in the opposite direction. The man was rushed to the hospital, where he passed away. Four other people were injured in the accident and were taken to the hospital.
I am very sorry to hear about this fatal accident. My condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim and hope all of the injured victims have a fast recovery without any permanent damages.
Our Michigan auto accident attorneys advise victims of their legal rights. For this type of car accident, the family members of the deceased may have be able to make a claim for Survivor Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.
The family members of the deceased victim may also have a claim for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit if the police conclude that the other driver was negligent and caused the accident.
The injured individuals in the auto accident may be able to submit a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits. No-fault benefits will cover their medical expenses, lost wages, attendant, replacement services, and other benefits related to injuries suffered in the accident. The injured victims can claim these benefits even if they did not have a Michigan automobile insurance policy.
In addition, the injured victims may also have claims for personal injuries against the driver determined to be at fault. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case.
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If you were involved in this accident or a similar accident and have questions about your legal rights and options, it is important that you contact a reputable law firm. Please make sure that any Michigan law firm that you contact has significant experience in handling these types of accident and injury cases and has an excellent track record of successful settlements and jury verdicts. We also suggest that the attorney you contact provides you with a free initial consultation.