Clearwater, FL asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Michigan

Q: A man purchased a car from his sister. He did not change the title over. A driver hit and injured him, totalling the car

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The more pressing question could be whether he was able to insure and register car. Not being insured could reduce the scope of available money damages in some jurisdictions. Only a local attorney could advise whether this is applicable in Michigan. Title does not arise as much as an issue in MVA litigation nationwide. If he was injured, it's possible he has consulted with an attorney. He should disclose this to his attorney if he has retained counsel so that his attorney could anticipate any issues this might create. Good luck

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