Our Michigan taxi cab accident injury lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. represent clients injured in public transportation accident cases. These taxi accident cases involve the negligent driving of taxi cab drivers drivers which result in serious injuries. Common injuries often include: brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, back injuries, neck injuries, and bone fracture injuries.
Legal Rights for Those Injured in Michigan Taxi Accident
People injured in a Michigan taxi cab accident often have claims for their personal injuries and can file No-Fault Insurance claims for medical expenses, lost wages, and other benefits. Accident victims can also be compensated for pain and suffering, disability, and other money damages. In addition, families of people who are killed in taxi cab accidents can often file a Michigan Wrongful Death Claim.
Lawsuits are often filed for passengers of Michigan taxi cabs who are injured due to the negligent driving of the taxi cab driver. Other cases are filed by individuals who were not in the taxi, but rather were in other cars, on motorcycles, bicycles, or pedestrians and were injured due to the negligence of the taxi driver. Cases are typically filed against the negligent driver and the company that owns and operates the taxi cab service.
It is important to hire a Michigan taxi cab accident attorney immediately after the accident to begin the investigation of the claim. The taxi company and operator often deny fault for the accident and it is necessary to interview witnesses and take photographs as soon as possible after the accident.
Michigan Taxi Cab Accident No-Fault Insurance
Michigan is one of the few states to have No-Fault Insurance laws. Under this principle, a passenger injured in a taxi cab accident can file a claim with their car insurance company. However, if this option is not available, the injured passenger can file a claim against the taxi cab's insurance company. Benefits include payment of medical expenses, lost wages, household services, and attendant care benefits.
For more detail on this legislature, please see Section 500.3114 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Contact Our Michigan Taxi Accident Lawyers
Our Michigan taxi accident lawyers have significant experience in handling these types of cases and will be able to answer all of your questions and concerns about your legal rights after the crash. We offer a Free, No Obligation Case Review and will represent you under our No Fee Promise. This means there are no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your claim. We even pay all of the expenses and court costs on your behalf so you will not have to pay a penny until the case settles. Call us today at (800) 606-1717 to get started on your claim!