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Michigan Auto Accident Lawyers

Michigan Auto Accident Lawyers

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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents in Michigan can present special challenges for crash victims and their lawyers: Under Michigan’s No-Fault insurance laws, a motorcycle is not considered a motor vehicle. Still, there are exceptions that allow a person injured in a motorcycle accident to recover No-Fault insurance benefits and compensation for pain and suffering. Our motorcycle accident lawyers can help you

Auto Accident

If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Michigan, you may be asking yourself, “Do I even need a lawyer in my situation?” Having the right car accident lawyer makes an enormous difference, not only in higher settlements, but in protecting your legal rights. Know the clock is ticking after a car accident. Michigan has a very strict one-year time limit for auto accident victims to recover important No-Fault insurance benefits like medical bills and wage loss.

Truck Accident

The state of Michigan has minimal load restrictions for semi-trucks. For this reason, truck drivers and trucking companies take every opportunity to pass through our state. They leave torn up highways in their path. Even worse, when they fail to follow the proper safety precautions, they can cause serious accidents.We are committed to holding them accountable for their negligence. When you choose Moss & Colella to handle your case.

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Damages Recoverable for an Injured Client

If you are injured in a motorcycle accident, you are entitled to make a claim for non-economic damages commonly referred to as “pain and suffering.” But recovering money for your pain, suffering and injuries is not the only compensation you may be entitled to. The negligent driver may also be responsible for excess economic loss [MCL 500.3135(3)]. In cases involving death, the estate of the motorcyclist can pursue a wrongful death claim against the at fault motor vehicle driver. Injured motorcyclists must be very careful in how they approach a potential liability claim because, in most situations, the insurer of the motor vehicle involved in the accident will be “wearing two hats.” In other words, the insurer will be responsible for payment of no-fault PIP benefits to the injured motorcyclist and will also be the insurer defending the motorcyclist’s liability claim. In these situations, the motorcyclist must exercise extreme caution in his or her dealings with the motor vehicle insurer. Hiring our firm immediately following an accident will prevent a costly mistake which could jeopardize the value of your case.

Damage to your Motorcycle

If a motorcycle is physically damaged as a result of being struck by a car, truck or other motor vehicle as defined in the Michigan No-Fault Law and that motor vehicle is insured with Michigan No-Fault insurance, the motorcycle owner will not be able to recover any compensation for collision damage to the motorcycle – not even so called “mini-tort” damages that are available to automobiles. However, if the motor vehicle causing the damage to the motorcycle did not carry the required Michigan No-Fault insurance coverage, then the owner and/or operator of the uninsured motor vehicle is personally liable for the damage to the motorcycle [MCL 500.3135].

In situations where a motorcycle was “reasonably parked” at the time the collision damage was sustained, the motorcycle owner would be entitled to make a claim for “property protection insurance benefits” from the insurer of the motor vehicle causing the damage to the parked motorcycle. These property protection insurance benefits consist of the repair costs or replacement value of the motorcycle, less depreciation, plus the value of loss of use of the motorcycle. Protection greatly enhances the chance for a serious injury

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Detroit Auto Accident Law Firm

For more information about what an experienced auto accident attorney can do for you, e-mail us or call us at 1-800-MUSTWIN (1-800-687-8946). Our law firm provides strong representation in auto accident injury and wrongful death cases for people in Detroit, throughout Michigan, and in selected cases across the country. We will immerse ourselves in your case. Our team consists of investigators and experts experienced in serious automobile accidents. Moss & Colella has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our automobile accident clients. We will do what it takes to obtain the compensation you are owed.If you or a loved one has been in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in serious personal injury, we are here for you. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident, we are ready to stand by your side.

We Know How to Win Car Accident Cases

We know what it takes to get results.

In fact, our record for success is the reason other law firm attorneys turn to us when they need help. They send their clients to us because they know that we are not afraid to go to trial. We have the energy, the knowledge and the creativity to win even complex automobile accident cases.
To learn more, please visit our Motor Vehicle Accident Information Center.
If other lawyers trust us enough to handle their cases, shouldn’t you?

Contact us today to tell us about your car accident case and find out what we can do to help.

Verdicts & Settlements

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Police Shooting

Officers called to home of man suspected of an overdose. Man refuses medical care and allegedly attempts to kick one of the officers, resulting in an officer firing his weapon striking the man in the stomach and leaving the individual with permanent nerve damage in the leg. Defense offered $5,000.00 prior to trial. Jury Verdict:


Sexual Harassment

Female kitchen staff employee with national restaurant chain subject of sexual remarks, comments and innuendoes ultimately forced to quit her job when employer fails/refuses to take remedial measures to stop the harassment. Verdict:



Jail Death

Death & Negligence should never be used in the same sentence when it comes to talking about our criminal justice system. In this case, Failure to properly house a mentally ill inmate, resulted in inmate on inmate assault that led to death. Settlement:



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