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Know the Law - No-Fault Priority Mess

Posted: 9:00 AM, Dec 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-09 08:48:22-05

The term “order of priorities” is just a way of answering the question “where do I turn for payment of medical expenses when I’m injured in an auto accident?” With the reform of the no-fault system earlier this year, the answer is no longer straightforward, especially regarding those who do not carry an auto insurance policy – such as pedestrians who walk to work, bicyclists who bike commute, and senior citizens who no longer drive, for example. Under the new no-fault system, these injured people would turn to the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan for payment of medical benefits. But the MACP is saying that isn’t the case, which is causing a lot of confusion and many medical bills going unpaid. Grand Rapids car crash lawyer, Tom Sinas, explains more this week.

For more information, visit Sinas Dramis Law Firm online at sinasdramis.com.