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A lot of students and other residents Washtenaw County residents don’t own a car or carry no-fault insurance. Whether you are car-free or you don’t have a no-fault policy, you are still covered after pedestrian accidents.
There is a lot of foot traffic in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and other urban areas of Washtenaw County. More people walking means a higher risk of pedestrian accidents. Michigan no-fault law has you covered, even if you don’t own a car insurance policy yourself. After a pedestrian accident involving a motor vehicle, the law makes sure your medical expenses, lost wages, and other expenses are covered. The question isn’t whether you are covered, but by which insurance company.
Just like any other auto accident, your first stop should be your own no-fault auto insurance provider. Whether you were in a vehicle or hit by one, your no-fault insurance has you covered.
But especially in the many college towns in Washtenaw County, there are a lot of people who don’t have their own auto insurance policy. In that case there is a priority among the other insurance companies that might be involved:
The question of who pays your benefits after a pedestrian accident can be difficult if you don’t understand the law. The pedestrian accident attorneys at Christensen Law have been handling cases like this for over 20 years. They will help you file the right claim with the right company.