Car accidents in Grand Rapids often cause severe injuries and life-threatening conditions. In most cities, the most common cause of a personal injury claim is traffic accidents. On Grand Rapids roads during 2017, there were 8,907 crashes resulting in 17 deaths and 1,905 injuries. If you have been injured in a car accident, you need an attorney who can help you file insurance claims to recover all compensation available for your injuries, losses, and damages. For many individuals, maximizing compensation means filing two insurance claims. To learn more about the two claims you need to file after a car accident, contact The Clark Law Office at 517-347-6900 to schedule a free legal consultation with our Grand Rapids car accident lawyer.
Filing a First Party Claim After a Car Accident
Because Michigan is a no-fault insurance state, you need to file a first-party claim against your no-fault insurance provider. If you were a passenger in a vehicle and you do not have a no-fault insurance policy, you can file a claim against the driver’s insurance policy. No-fault insurance is designed to make filing a claim easier. No-fault insurance typically covers financial damages such as: