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Types of Car Accident Lawsuits in Michigan

Michigan car accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. represent victims injured in all types of auto accidents, including car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, bus accidents, defective road accidents, pedestrian accidents and more. We are dedicated to protecting your interest and handling your case with personal attention, professionalism, and compassion.

Our car accident lawyers have successfully represented injury and accident victims for over forty years and have a top track record of successful settlements and jury verdicts. There are three types of auto accident lawsuits in Michigan that you may be able to file for if you have been the victim in a Michigan auto accident.

Types of Michigan Auto Accident Lawsuits

These Michigan auto accident lawsuit cases involve the following:

First-party: A first-party case is between the auto accident victim and his insurance company for No-Fault benefits, also called personal injury protection (PIP) benefits. In a first-party case, No-Fault benefits are usually paid out by your own insurance company.  If you did not have your own auto insurance policy, you may still be eligible for benefits.  Call us to find out how.

Third-party: A third party case is between the auto accident victim and the driver who caused the crash. In a third-party case, the auto accident victim sues the at-fault driver for pain and suffering, and excess economic damages. Compensation is usually paid out from the wrong-doer’s auto insurance company.

Mini Tort: A car accident victim can recover a maximum of $1000 for vehicle damage from the driver who caused the crash, via his auto insurance company. This is called a Mini Tort claim. Michigan’s Mini Tort law is not designed to pay for all of your vehicle damage. The purpose is to compensate a person involved in a car accident that was not at-fault, for out-of-pocket expenses resulting from the collision.

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Individuals injured in a Michigan car accident should contact the lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Our office will start working on your case immediately and begin gathering the witness statements and evidence to prove and win your case.