Raymond Effner was killed in a Bloomingdale Township car accident while crossing M-40 near 24th avenue in his motorized wheelchair. The accident took place just after 7 a.m. According to police, Effner was crossing the street when a car struck him, causing Effner and his motorized wheelchair to be thrown off the road.
I am very sorry to hear about this accident. My condolensces go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Our Michigan auto accident lawyers advise victims of their legal rights. For this type of Michigan accident, the family members of the deceased victim may be able to make a claim for Survivor Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.
Also, the family members of the deceased may have a claim for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit against the driver if police determine was negligent. At the very least, the family members should contact a lawyer to find out their legal rights.
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