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Michigan's no fault insurance laws state that a person that is insured can only be sued for up to $1,000 if they are 50% or more at fault in an accident. However, if this person is not insured, you can sue him for the full cost of damages in small claims court up to the small claims court limit. If the damages exceed the small claims court limit then you can sue him in regular court for the full amount of damages. Thus, that $1,000 limitation only applies to a person that is insured. You indicated his company doesn't have a record. Thus, it appears he is either uninsured or provided incorrect information.
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yes,i received your answer.what is the amount of damage you have to have for small claim court?what is the limit?what kind of lawyer should i get if i take him to court?
There is no minimum amount but $5,000 is the maximum. Any attorney that practices in litigation would be able to assist you with the case. www.martindale.com and the Michigian Bar Association's website would be good starting places in locating an attorney.
ok thanks for the information
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