Our Michigan truck accident lawyers are reporting a Sharon Township semi-truck - car accident that took place on Wednesday, November 30th, near Bethel Church Road on northbound M-52. According to police, a Manchester man died after suffering serious injuries when a semi-truck hit a patch of ice, jackknifed, and hit his car head on. The driver of the semi-truck lost control of his vehicle when he tried to slow down for a car making a turn in front of him. The semi-truck also collided with another large truck in the southbound lanes of the freeway. The driver suffered some injuries as a result of the crash.
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 individual has 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 have a claim for a wronful death lawsuit in Michigan if the police conclude that the semi-truck driver was negligent and caused the accident.
In addition, the family members of the deceased victim 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 in the semi-truck 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.
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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.