Were You Injured as a Passenger?
It’s extremely common for a passenger to be injured in a motor vehicle accident. According to the AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety, the amount of passenger injuries and deaths are approximately 50% as much as the drivers of the vehicles themselves. They conducted this extensive study based on the age of the drivers and the rate of injuries and deaths per 100 million miles driven. Passenger injury cases can be downright confusing and difficult to win simply because insurance coverage issues can be complex. Many times the driver of the vehicle is your friend and you don’t want to sue them or make their insurance rates go up. We’ve seen it all. If you’ve been injured as a passenger in the State of Michigan, our car accident lawyers can help. Passengers are usually facing the following types of injuries: