Our Michigan auto accident lawyers represent clients who suffered serious injuries due to hitting a deer while driving on a Michigan street or highway. The injuries suffered in accidents with deer can be severe and sometimes even fatal. The statistics for car-deer accidents in Michigan are quite staggering.
Michigan Deer Car Accident Crash Statistics
According to the Michigan Deer Crash Coalition, 45,690 were involved in accidents with deer in the state in 2014. Of those accidents, 1,072 resulted in injuries to a driver or passenger, and 6 people were unfortunately killed. Here are the five counties in Michigan that accounted for the most deer accidents in 2014:
Oakland County (1,750)
Kent County (1,338)
Jackson County (1,279)
Lapeer County (1,153)
Eaton County (1,077)
Michigan Deer Accident No-Fault Benefits
A person injured in a car accident with a deer can file a claim for Michigan No-Fault Insurance Benefits. These include claims for payment of medical bills, lost wages, household services, and attendant care services. There are strict time deadlines for filing insurance claims in Michigan so it is important that you understand your legal rights and contact our no-fault insurance team as soon as possible after your accident.
Free Michigan Car Accident Handbook
To learn more about your legal rights after a Michigan deer accident, you should request our book written by Michigan car accident lawyer Lawrence J. Buckfire, "The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook." It has been called the best book ever written for persons injured in Michigan car accidents. It answers all of your questions, in plain English, about your legal rights and your available benefits under the Michigan No-Fault Law. We'll send it to you for FREE!
Contact Our Michigan Deer Car Accident Lawyers
If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident involving a deer, you do have legal rights to recover compensation. Call our award winning legal team today at (800) 606-1717 and an attorney will be available to speak with you about your situation. If we believe you have a claim, we will begin work immediately. All of this will cost you nothing. We pay all case costs and litigation expenses. Only after you receive a settlement, will you be responsible for payment. This is our No Fee Promise to you.
There is nothing to lose, so get started on your case by calling us today!