Understanding No-Fault Benefits and Intentional Harm

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David Christensen  
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Southfield, MI 48033 
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If you cause intentional harm to yourself or others while driving your car, you won’t be able to turn to your no-fault auto insurance provider to cover your medical bills. Your no-fault insurance will still apply unless you intended the action and the injury. For example, if a person attempts suicide by running her car off the road, the insurance company isn’t required to pay no-fault benefits to her or her family.

But, if the intentional act was done to protect yourself, others, or property, you can still be covered. If instead of attempting suicide, a driver runs his car off the road after he swerves to miss a child, then the Michigan No-Fault Act does not consider that “intentional harm.” The driver’s no-fault insurance policy will cover any injuries he suffered from his defensive maneuver.

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Christensen Law 
David Christensen  
25925 Telegraph Rd #200  
Southfield, MI 48033 
(248) 213-4900 
inquiry@davidchristensenlaw.com 
https://www.davidchristensenlaw.com 
https://plus.google.com/101403597068266196711/posts