Our Michigan car accident lawyers are reporting a tragic story in the news about a woman who was killed in a Gaines Township car accident that took place on Saturday, November 19th, in the afternoon hours, on 76th Street SE, west of Patterson Ave. According to the Kent County Sheriff's Department, the woman, who collided head-on with a van may have been suffering from a medical condition at the time of the car accident. The driver of the van, Dawn Termolen, along with the two other passengers in the van were taken to Butterworth Hospital and suffer injuries.
I am very sorry about this accident. My condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim and hope all the injured victims have a fast recovery.
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 a claim for Survivor Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.
The injured driver and 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 victim 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.