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Frequently Asked Questions About Michigan Law

Looking for information about your Michigan personal injury, car accident, or medical malpractice case?  We try to answer many of your questions below.  Of course, you probably have a question or concern unique to your own individual case that needs the attention of an experienced Michigan injury and accattorney.

If your questions are not answered below, just pick up the phone and call one of our experienced lawyers now at (800) 606-1717.  There is no fee and absolutely no obligation whatsoever for this free legal advice.  You can also complete our online Contact Form and a lawyer will get back to you within 24 hours.

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  • Were you a pedestrian hit by a bus in Michigan?

    If you were a pedestrian hit by a bus in Michigan you do have legal rights. At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our attorneys actively represent clients who suffers serious injuries in a bus accident.  We help injury victims file both no-fault insurance claim as well as a personal injury claim against the negligent driver and bus company.

    A no-fault insurance claim may include, but not limited to lifetime payment of medical expenses related to the injuries, wage loss, attendant care services, and more. The second lawsuit, the personal injury claim, includes compensation for damages such as pain and suffering, disability, or scarring or permanent disfigurement.  If the pedestrian is killed, it may also give rise to a wrongful death lawsuit.

    If you or someone you know was a pedestrian hit by a bus in Michigan, you should contact our award winning law firm today to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.  We offer a free, no obligation case review and will answer any questions that you may have.  Our attorneys have significant experience in representing victims injured in pedestrian-bus accidents and have a track record of obtaining maximum settlement for our client. We can do the same for you.  Call now at (800) 606-1717.

  • If I am from Michigan but was injured in auto accident in Canada, can I still file for no-fault insurance benefits?

    If you are from Michigan but injured in an auto accident in Canada, you can still file for no-fault insurance benefits. This is a tremendous advantage as no-fault insurance benefits pay for wages lost from work due to resulting injuries, medical expenses, and household chores for example.  In addition, a victim can receive these benefits for their lifetime if required.

    The Michigan resident injured must either have his or her own auto insurance policy or reside with a family member who has a Michigan policy to receive these benefits.  In addition, there are strict time limitations for filing a claim and if not filed in a timely manner a victim may lose out on receiving these benefits.

    To learn more about the rights of what a Michigan resident injured in an auto accident in Canada is entitled to, call our award winning Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. personal injury law firm now at (800) 606-1717. Call today and you will receive a free, no obligation case review with one of our qualified and expert attorneys fit to handle your claim against the insurance company.  We also represent our clients under a No Win No Fee Promise. This means that there are no legal fees whatsoever until we win or settle your claim.

  • Can a Michigan resident injured in car accident in Canada receive no-fault insurance benefits?

    Yes, a Michigan resident injured in car accident in Canada may be able to receive no-fault insurance benefits. To make a no-fault insurance claim, the Michigan resident must either have his or her own auto insurance policy or reside with a family member who has a Michigan policy.  This type of claim can be made even though the striking vehicle was not insured in Michigan. 

    This is a tremendous benefit to residents in the state. However, to preserve these rights one must ensure they follow the correct process of filing a claim, and file the claim within the strict statute of limitations.

    For more information on your legal rights and to determine whether or not you can receive no-fault benefits after a car accident in Canada, call our top rated auto accident law firm today at (800) 606-1717.  Often times, the insurance company will try to deny you payment of these benefits.  If you meet the criteria above, you are entitled to payment.  Call now for a free, no obligation case review.  We will carefully explain your rights to you and start working on your case immediately.

  • Where can I get help if I was injured in a Michigan auto accident?

    Have you recently been injured in a Michigan auto accident and are wondering where you can get help? If so, you have come to the right place.  At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our top rated attorneys have significant experience in helping victims who have been injured or killed in a car accident.  We specialize in providing you the assistance that you need and will help you win the best possible settlement for your injuries.

    When looking for help it is in your best interest to ensure the attorney you hire has the knowledge and expertise to handle your case.  If not that could mean the difference between a fair settlement or no settlement at all.

    At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. we will answer all of your questions that you may have, such as “Who is responsible for paying for the damages to my vehicle?” or “Is there a time deadline for filing my claim for no-fault insurance benefits?” or “How much money can I sue the negligent driver for my pain and suffering claim?”

    If you were injured in a Michigan auto accident and looking to receive help, look no further. Call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. law firm today at (800) 606-1717.  We will start working on your case immediately, gathering all the evidence and witness statement to prove and win your claim. We will also represent you under our No Win No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your claim.

  • Who are the best lawyers to help me after a Michigan car accident?

    The best lawyer for help after a Michigan car accident is one that specializes in representing victims injured and has had significant years in doing so. At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. we have a team of top rated expert auto accident attorneys who specialize in providing the help you need after your car crash in Michigan.

    We will answer all of your questions and assist you in filing your insurance claims and getting all of your benefits paid from the insurance company.  In fact, our clients have trusted us to help them after the most serious collisions for over 50 years. We attain maximum settlement for our client’s injuries and have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements throughout the state.   

    Our top rated attorneys have also been recognized as a top Michigan car accident lawyer by Detroit Hour Magazine and several other notable publishing companies and organizations, and are rated “Superb – 10.0” Rating on AVVO, the largest internet lawyer rating service.

    If you were injured in motor vehicle crash and are looking for the best lawyer to help you after a Michigan car accident, you have come to the right place.  Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

  • What are the legal rights of a Michigan resident hurt in a Florida auto accident?

    Residents of Michigan hurt in a Florida auto accident do have legal rights.  The first claim a Michigan resident may be able to file is for no-fault insurance benefits. This is a tremendous advantage as no-fault insurance benefits pay for wages lost from work due to resulting injuries, medical expenses, and household chores for example.  In addition, a victim can receive these benefits for their lifetime if required.

    The second claim is a personal injury claim against the negligent driver for your injuries.  These claims are in addition to medical expenses and lost wages and include pain and suffering, disability, and disfigurements.  These cases often result in substantial settlements.

    To learn what your legal rights are as a Michigan resident hurt in a Florida auto accident, contact our award winning Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. law firm now at (800) 606-1717.  We will provide you with a free, no obligation case review and will represent you under our No Win No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your case.

  • Can a Michigan resident injured in a Florida car accident receive no-fault insurance benefits?

    Yes, a Michigan resident injured in a Florida car accident may be able to receive no-fault insurance benefits.  The Michigan resident injured must either have his or her own auto insurance policy or reside with a family member who has a Michigan policy to receive these benefits.  In addition, there are strict time limitations for filing a claim and if not filed in a timely manner a victim may lose out on receiving these benefits.

    This is a tremendous benefit for the out-of-state resident because the No-Fault Statute provides benefits that pay for wages lost from work, medical expenses, and household chores.   Best of all, there is no limit to the amount of medical expenses paid and these benefits last for your lifetime.

    To learn how to file a Michigan no-fault insurance claim after your Florida accident, call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. legal team now at (800) 606-1717.  Our attorneys have significant experience in representing car accident victims and helping them attain the no-fault insurance benefits they are entitled to.  Do not get run over by the insurance company. You do have legal rights and can attain no-fault benefits, even if the crash did occur outside the State of Michigan.

  • What are the legal rights of a Michigan resident hurt in an Arizona auto accident?

    Residents of Michigan hurt in an Arizona auto accident do have legal rights.  The first claim a Michigan resident may be able to file is for no-fault insurance benefits. This is a tremendous benefit for the out-of-state resident because the No-Fault Statute provides benefits that pay for wages lost from work, medical expenses, and household chores.   Best of all, there is no limit to the amount of medical expenses paid and these benefits last for your lifetime.

    The second claim is a personal injury claim against the negligent driver for your injuries.  These claims are in addition to medical expenses and lost wages and include pain and suffering, disability, and disfigurements.  These cases often result in substantial settlements.

    To learn more about your legal rights as a Michigan resident hurt in an Arizona auto accident, contact our award winning Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. law firm now at (800) 606-1717.  We will provide you with a free, no obligation case review and will represent you under our No Win No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your case.

  • Can a Michigan resident injured in an Arizona car accident receive no-fault insurance benefits?

    Yes, a Michigan resident injured in an Arizona car accident may be able to receive no-fault insurance benefits.  This is a tremendous advantage as no-fault insurance benefits pay for wages lost from work due to resulting injuries, medical expenses, and household chores for example.  In addition, a victim can receive these benefits for their lifetime if required.

    The Michigan resident injured must either have his or her own auto insurance policy or reside with a family member who has a Michigan policy to receive these benefits.  In addition, there are strict time limitations for filing a claim and if not filed in a timely manner a victim may lose out on receiving these benefits.

    To learn more about how to file a Michigan no-fault claim and the time restrictions involved for filing after suffering injuries in an Arizona accident, call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. legal team now at (800) 606-1717.  Our attorneys have significant experience in representing auto accident victims and helping them attain the no-fault insurance benefits they are entitled to.  Do not let your auto insurance company fool you.  You do have legal rights and can attain no-fault benefits even if the crash did occur outside the State of Michigan.

  • Need help if you were injured in a Michigan motorcycle accident?

    You have come to the right place you need help after suffering injuries in a Michigan motorcycle accident.  At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.  our attorneys have significant experience in handling injury claims and specialize in providing the help you need after a crash. In fact, injured bikers have trusted our award winning lawyers to help them after the most serious accidents for over 50 years.

    We understand this is a difficult time and you may have many questions.  We will assist you throughout the whole process and answer all questions that you may have, such as who must pay for the damage to your bike and how you will get your medical expenses and hospital bills paid. We will assist you in filing your insurance claims and getting all of your benefits paid from the insurance company.

    For help after your Michigan motorcycle accident, call our top rated legal team now at (800) 606-1717.  We will help you win the best possible settlement for your injuries and will represent you under our No Win No Fee Promise. This means that there are no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your claim. Call today for your free, no obligation case review.

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Michigan Personal Injury Settlements and Jury Verdicts

$5
Million
Assisted Living Wrongful Death Jury Verdict
Southfield, Michigan
$5
Million
Motorcycle Accident Judgment
Michigan
$4.1
Million
Medical Negligence Lawsuit Settlement
Michigan
$3.75
Million
Medical Malpractice Settlement
Ann Arbor, Michigan
$3.65
Million
Assisted Living Death Settlement
Detroit, Michigan
$1.95
Million
Cerebral Palsy From Asphyxia Lawsuit Settlement
Michigan
$1.375
Million
Spinal Cord Injury Car Accident Settlement
Detroit, Michigan
$1.3
Million
No-fault Insurance Settlement For TBI Victim
Michigan
$1.175
Million
Slip & Fall Settlement
Michigan
$1
Million
Bicyclist Wrongful Death Settlement
Macomb County, Michigan
$950
Thousand
Car Accident Settlement
St. Clair County, Michigan
$800
Thousand
Semi-Truck Accident Settlement
Muskegon, Michigan
$750
Thousand
Bicycle Accident Settlement
Michigan
$725
Thousand
Child Wrongful Death Settlement
Macomb County, Michigan
$650
Thousand
Child Lead Poisoning Personal Injury Settlement
Detroit, Michigan
$625
Thousand
Pulmonary Embolism Wrongful Death Settlement
Michigan
$600
Thousand
Fall From Wheelchair in Van Death Settlement
Michigan
$560
Thousand
Motorcycle Accident Settlement
Michigan
$500
Thousand
Drunk Driving Accident Settlement
Ionia County, Michigan
$485
Thousand
Car Accident Settlement
Midland, Michigan
Lawrence J. Buckfire
Daniel Buckfire
Robert J. Lantzy
Randall M. Blau
Dondi R. Vesprini
Alyssa O. Moss
Managing Partner
Lawrence J. Buckfire
Mr. Buckfire has devoted is legal career to helping the most vulnerable members of society, children and the elderly. He specializes in child lead paint poisoning, wrongful death, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice, and other serious injury cases.
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Lawrence J. Buckfire
Of Counsel
Daniel Buckfire
Daniel L. Buckfire specializes in Michigan car accident cases, no-fault insurance claims, dram shop liability, and general negligence cases. His adept knowledge of these areas of law have resulted in numerous significant settlements and verdicts on behalf of his injured clients.
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Daniel Buckfire
Trial Attorney
Robert J. Lantzy
Robert spent the first years of his legal career as a defense attorney for insurance companies. He was named a Partner at a preeminent insurance defense firm before joining Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. and he has a successful track record of significant trial verdicts.
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Robert J. Lantzy
Trial Attorney
Randall M. Blau
Randy has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his injured clients. He specializes in medical malpractice, birth injuries, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, and automobile negligence cases.
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Randall M. Blau
Trial Attorney
Dondi R. Vesprini
Prior to joining Buckfire & Buckfire, Dondi worked for 11 years as a trial attorney for the Law Offices of Lawrence S. Katkowsky, P.C., which specialized in motorcycle accidents.
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Dondi R. Vesprini
Trial Attorney
Alyssa O. Moss
A third-generation trial attorney, Moss joined Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. in 2017 and brings over 25-plus years of extensive legal experience. Moss is an experienced trial attorney, representing those who have been injured as a result of all types of accidents.
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Alyssa O. Moss

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Case Results

  • $5,000,080- Michigan wrongful death verdict
  • $5,000,000- Detroit motorcycle accident
  • $3,750,000- Ann Arbor medical malpractice
  • $3,600,000- Michigan assisted-living death settlement
  • $1,950,000- Detroit cerebral palsy settlement
  • $1,800,000- Detroit truck accident brain injury
  • $1,600,000- Michigan Wrongful death lawsuit
  • $1,425,000- Detroit slip and fall jury verdict
  • $1,400,000- Michigan child lead poisoning
  • $1,375,000- Detroit car accident for spinal injury
  • $950,000- St. Clair County auto accident