Yes you still may be able to sue if you suffer injuries in a Michigan car accident and the other driver did not have auto insurance. The person injured in the car accident, or someone else in the same household, may have uninsured motorists coverage on their own vehicle policy, which will protect you in this type of sceanrio. This coverage, uninsured motorists benefits, applies to car accidents, bicycle accident, and pedestrian accidents.
Many people do not even know that they had purchased this uninsured motorist coverage. Uninsured benefits are based upon the insurance policy, which means that the terms of the insurance contact control the right to benefits. If you or a family member suffer injuries in a Michigan car accident and the other driver did not have insurance, make sure to contact a car accident attorney immediately to discuss your case and see if you elgible to file an uninsured motorist claim to get compesation for your serious injuries.
The car accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire will review your insurance policy or the auto insurance policy for a family member in your household to determine whether or not you can file an uninsured motorist claim after a Michigan car accident. We have obtained significant settlements for our clients who have been hit and injured by a negligent driver without any auto insurance. We can do the same for you. Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case.