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Pain and Suffering - Non-Economic Damages

Our Michigan insurance attorneys explain what "pain and suffering" means and who pays for non-economic damages after an auto accident

Pain and suffering refers to your non-economic damages. Below we've summarized some of the elements of pain and suffering:

Who covers pain and suffering?

Pain and suffering damages are covered by the wrongdoer's insurance company - also referred to as third-party insurance.

What time limits apply for pain and suffering or non-economic damages?

If the automobile accident in a third-party case took place more than three years ago, the victim can't sue the at-fault driver or the wrongdoer's no-fault insurance company for injuries, no matter how serious. The only exception is for minors.

Michigan Auto Law can help you obtain the no-fault benefits and pain and suffering (non- economic damages) you need following a serious car, truck or motorcycle accident. We've been helping accident victims throughout Michigan for over 50 years and 3 generations. To speak with an insurance attorney, call or fill out our consultation form.