• When Can You Sue In Michigan For A Motorcycle Accident Injury?
  • October 3, 2011
  • Law Firm: Buckfire Buckfire P.C. - Southfield Office
  • According to Michigan Traffic Crash Facts for 2008, One out of every 10,208 persons in Michigan was killed in a traffic crash; one out of every 134 persons was injured. Victims of motorcycle accidents and their family members do have legal rights to sue the at-fault driver in the event that they are indeed the at-fault driver and you have sustained a “serious” injury due to the crash.

    What Is Considered A Serious Motorcycle Accident Injury?

    In order to file a successful Michigan motorcycle accident lawsuit one must have sustained a serious injury due to the car accident. Some serious injuries include but are not limited to:

    • Back and neck injuries, like herniated and bulging discs
    • Nerve damage
    • Knee injuries
    • Scarring and disfigurement
    • Burn injuries

    When Can You Sue For A Motorcycle Accident Injury?

    In order to have a motorcycle accident injury case one must be able to prove that the other driver is the at-fault driver in the accident and that you sustained a serious injury due to the crash. The process for this kind of lawsuit is complex and requires an experienced motorcycle accident attorney.

    Is There a Time Limit To Sue For A Michigan Motorcycle Accident Injury?

    There are strict time limitations for filing motorcycle accident claims and No-Fault Insurance claims in Michigan. If you miss a deadline, your claim will be lost forever. To avoid these severe consequences, you should contact an attorney immediately to discuss your case.