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Posted at 9:00 AM, Dec 07, 2019
and last 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.

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