motorcycle accident injury lawyers recently filed a 1st Party No-Fault lawsuit against State Farm for a client in the Wayne County Circuit Court.
The case arises out of a motorcycle-car accident that occurred
in Texas Township. The client was the operator of a motorcycle that
struck a motor vehicle that was insured with State Farm. Even though the
motorcyclist was at fault for the accident, the insurance carrier for the motor
vehicle is legally responsible for the motorcyclist’s’ Michigan No-Fault
benefits. Unfortunately State Farm has refused to pay all the benefits. The
client suffered severe upper and lower extremity injuries.
Motorcyclists account for 10.5 percent of all car accidents.
According to reports done by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA), 62,000 motorcyclists died due to a car accident between the years of
1975 and 2005. Motorcycles represent only 3 percent of all registered vehicles;
however, the number of deaths and injuries due to a motorcyclist hit by car is
Victims of motorcyclists hit on bike by car in Michigan can
often file a claim for Michigan no-fault insurance benefits, just like our
client. In order to receive insurance benefits, the bicycle must be insured
with liability coverage. It is not required that the bike have no-fault
Depending on if the motor vehicle was at fault in the motorcycle-car accident,
the injured motorcyclist may also have means for a personal injury lawsuit
against the negligent driver for the injuries caused due to the motorcycle
If the motorcyclist was killed after being hit on motorcycle by car, the family
of the deceased may also have means for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit.
If you or a family member has been injured in a Michigan car
accident while riding a motorcycle, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to
discuss your case with one of our experienced Michigan motorcycle accident
lawyers. We will start working on your case immediately gathering all the
evidence and witness statements to ensure that you too will receive the
Michigan no-fault benefits you are entitled to.