Did a Michigan pothole damage your car? You could be reimbursed
DETROIT – Potholes are wreaking havoc on Michigan vehicles.
Car shops are slammed with repairs in Metro Detroit, fixing damaged vehicles after slamming into potholes on Michigan roads.
It's a terrible, inconvenient thing to go through, but there may be a silver lining: it's possible to be reimbursed for your repair costs by the state or city. Here's how:
If your car was damaged on a state road:
In Macomb County:
You'll need to fill out this form. You can submit via mail, email or fax to the Macomb County Department of Roads. Photographs are encouraged.
In Wayne County:
You'll need to fill out this form. They can be mailed or dropped off to the Wayne County Risk Management Claims Division, 500 Griswold, 20th Floor, Detroit, 48226.
In Oakland County:
Important: For many of these claims, wherever you are, you'll need to provide proof. Save all of your receipts, estimates, photographs and even witness accounts. Good luck!
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