Our Michigan car accident attorneys are reporting a Marcellus Township pedestrian accident that took place at the 15000 block of Marcellus Highway on Tuesday, November 15 at about 3:15 p.m. According to police, a vehicle driven by Leon Lehnus was driving eastbound on Marcellus highway, when he struck Brittany Smith, 16, of Marcellus, after she exited the school bus and crossed the street to get the mail. Smith was taken to the hospital and suffers injuries.
I am very sorry to hear about this accident and hope the injured victim has a fast recovery without any permanent damages.
Our Michigan car accident attorneys advise victims of their legal rights. The injured pedestrian may be able to submit a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits. No-Fault benefits will cover their medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care, replacement services, and other benefits related to injuries suffered in the accident. The injured individual can claim these benefits even if they did not have a Michigan automobile insurance policy and even if they are determined to be at fault.
In addition, the injury victim may also have claims for personal injuries against the driver determined to be at fault in this accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case. In this lawsuit, the injured victim(s) can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident.
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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.