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Michigan No-Fault Act


Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise in Michigan

What might be causing them, and what you need to know to protect yourself in the event you are involved in a pedestrian accident. On Michigan Radio’s website is an interesting, yet alarming, article on the rise of pedestrian deaths, not across the nation, but specifically in Michigan. In fact,

Two Sinas Dramis Lawyers Address Michigan Judges about No-Fault Law

Attorneys George Sinas and Tom Sinas Address Judges about Michigan No-Fault Law Lansing auto accident attorney George Sinas and Grand Rapids auto accident attorney Tom Sinas spoke last week at the 2014 Michigan Supreme Court Judicial Conference. Tom and George were invited to speak on cutting edge topics concerning Michigan’s

Life Before Michigan’s Auto No-Fault System

Life Before Michigan’s Auto No-Fault System Michigan’s auto no-fault system is back in the news. As the conversations continue about no-fault’s future, it might be helpful to remember how we dealt with car accidents under the previous system. Prior to 1973, individuals injured in a motor vehicle accident were subject

Who Must Purchase Michigan No-Fault Insurance?

Who Must Purchase Michigan No-Fault Insurance? A bedrock principle of Michigan’s no-fault law is that it establishes a system of mandatory auto insurance.  This insurance requirement is set out in MCL 500.3101(1), which states that any “owner or registrant” of a motor vehicle that is required to be registered in

In Michigan, Vehicle Ownership Determines Your Right to Sue

Do you own a vehicle? Most people would find that to be a pretty straightforward question. However, for the purposes of Michigan’s auto no-fault law, the answer may not always be so simple. Further, the answer may control whether or not you may sue the other driver for pain and

The New Auto No-Fault Reform Bill (HB 4612)

The New Auto No-Fault Reform Bill (HB 4612) Significantly Limits the Rights and Benefits of Catastrophically Injured Michigan Auto Accident Victims By: George T. Sinas On April 23, 2013, the new Auto No-Fault Reform Bill HB 4612 was introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives. The Bill imposes unprecedented dollar cap

Landmark Auto No-Fault Decision Released: MCCA Subject to FOIA

by George T. Sinas, CPAN Legal Counsel As CPAN’s General Counsel, I am pleased to report that on December 26, 2012, the Ingham County Circuit Court issued one of the most significant auto no-fault insurance decisions in years.  In the case of  Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN) and Brain Injury

Hiding the Truth About Auto No-Fault

As the auto no-fault debate rages on in Lansing, HB 4936 heads for the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives for a vote. If it passes there, it will then go over to the Michigan Senate where its fate will ultimately be determined. The major feature of this Bill