Our Michigan car accident lawyers are reporting a fatal Bay County auto accident that took place at the intersection of Huron and Wheeler just after 6 p.m. on Monday, November 23. According to police, a 34 year old Bay City man was pronounced dead at the scene of the auto accident after turning into the path of a northbound pickup truck. The 20 year old man driving the pickup truck and his two passengers were also injured in the accident and were taken to the hospital.
I am very sorry to hear about this tragic accident. My condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim and hope the injured victims have a fast recovery without any permanent damages.
Our Michigan car accident attorneys advise victims of their legal rights. For this type of car accident, the family members of the deceased may 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 injured driver and two passengers 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 if 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.