Share Your Story
In November of 1983, I was involved in a single vehicle accident. That night my life was changed in a split second. It is not something that you plan.
After my accident, I was lying in the intensive care unit while my parents were frantically trying to gather money and reorganize their finances to pay for my care, which would have completely bankrupted them. Thanks to the medical coverage that I received from Michigan's no-fault law, I am not a burden to my family. Although there were still some changes to our lives because of my catastrophic injury, the monetary burden of care was eased considerably.
Supporters and Advocates
Susan H. Connors is president and chief executive officer of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), the nation's oldest and largest advocacy organization representing individuals who have sustained brain injuries, family caregivers, and professionals across the USA. Connors has been a leader in the field of brain injury for more than a decade...
How insurance coverage affected you and your family after your accident
Recovery from a catastrophic auto accident can cost millions of dollars.
Unpaid medical bills are the leading cause of bankruptcy in the US, according to Harvard Medical School.
Almost 80% of those who filed bankruptcy due to medical bills had health insurance at the time of their injury.
There are over 200 million licensed drivers in the United States.
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