PIP benefits; uninsured non-occupants; order of priority; recoupment; no duplication
You do not need to be an occupant of a car or truck involved in a collision in order to receive no-fault insurance benefits. A non-occupant, such as a pedestrian, bystander, bicyclist, etc., injured in an auto accident is entitled to the same no-fault benefits as the driver or passenger of the motor vehicle. The order of priority for a non-occupant to claim no-fault benefits is similar to that described in MCL 500.3114 for a motor vehicle occupant.
For pedestrians, bystanders and bicyclists, who suffer personal injury as the result of being struck by a vehicle in Michigan, the order of priority for no fault insurance benefits is as follows:
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