Dependents of deceased person, presumptions, fact questions, termination of dependence, accrual of personal protection benefits
This statute defines what the “dependent” of a deceased person is for purposes of Michigan’s No-Fault Act. A deceased person is defined as someone who has been killed as a result of an automobile accident. A dependent of someone killed in an automobile accident will receive Michigan no-fault survivor loss benefits.
The following are automatically considered dependents under Michigan no-fault law:
In all other cases, dependency is determined by the facts at the time of the death. Dependency ends if a surviving spouse is remarried, dies, if a child turns 18 or is no longer incapacitated.
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