Category: Car Insurance

June 15, 2022

Car insurance for teenagers in Michigan is required whether they are driving with a learner’s permit or a driver’s license. In Michigan, if teenagers drive their own vehicle, they will be the “named insured.” If they drive their parents’ car, they will likely be a “named driver” on their parents’ car insurance policy. There is …

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June 13, 2022

The most important car insurance advice for young drivers in Michigan includes: (1) always have valid coverage on your vehicle; (2) buy full coverage, even though it costs more; (3) have your insurance information available; (4) use an independent agent to comparison shop; (5) ask for discounts; and (6) keep a clean driving record for …

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March 15, 2022

The car insurance law regarding college students who are out-of-state attending college in Michigan and he or she is going to be driving the family vehicle here for more than 30 days in a calendar year, then a valid Michigan No-Fault auto insurance policy must be purchased and maintained on the vehicle. Few lawyers, let …

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February 2, 2022

Non-Michigan residents who regularly drive their own motor vehicles in Michigan cannot rely on their out of state car insurance coverage to fully comply with Michigan law. Michigan law requires non-residents to maintain a valid No-Fault auto insurance policy on their vehicle if they drive in the state for more than 30 days per year. …

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December 23, 2021

When comparing PLPD insurance vs full coverage there is an important difference. Personal liability property damage insurance only covers medical bills, lost wages and liability (when someone sues you for causing a crash). Full coverage auto insurance also covers medical bills, wage loss and liability, but it also includes vehicle damage and pain and suffering …

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November 17, 2021

Let me say first that I do still support Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel. As disappointed as I am with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s position on the retroactivity of the new No Fault law in her amicus filing in Andary vs. USAA Casualty Insurance Company (Michigan Court of Appeals, #356487; Ingham Circuit Court No. …

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October 26, 2021

The telematics car insurance discount will result in modest short-term savings. But giving your insurance company access to information about your driving and driving behaviors, it can also cause your insurance premiums to go up. It can also result in claims being later denied and your auto insurer even refusing to renew your policy. Buyer beware.   For …

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September 30, 2021

A police officer can tell whether you have a valid Michigan No-Fault auto insurance policy on the car you are driving by running your license plate number through the Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) database, which law enforcement can access using an in-car computer in their vehicles. This is an important tool for law enforcement …

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September 10, 2021

If you have been injured in a car accident, your lawyer will need to show that you have suffered a serious impairment of body function in order for you to recover pain and suffering compensation from the at-fault driver under Michigan’s auto law. In order to prevail in an auto negligence lawsuit on your claim …

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