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When someone dies in a Detroit car accident, survivor’s loss benefits under Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law will provide financial support for the person’s surviving family and dependents.

Pain and suffering damages and other economics damages may also be sought in a wrongful death lawsuit brought against the at-fault driver by the deceased person’s estate.

In order to make sure you and your wrongful death lawyer are doing everything possible when someone dies in a Detroit car accident to protect the legal rights of his or her family and dependents, you need to know about the following:

  • What are survivor’s loss benefits and what do they cover?
  • How much is paid in survivor’s loss benefits?
  • What is required to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault driver who caused the car accident that resulted in the loss of a loved one?
  • What damages can be recovered in a wrongful death lawsuit?
  • Who is entitled to collect damages for a wrongful death?

To learn more about what happens when someone dies in a Detroit car accident, please check out my page “what happens when someone dies in a car accident.”

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