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Michigan Auto Law Blog

June 12, 2024

In Michigan and nationwide, teen driver-related deaths during the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day account for nearly 50% of all teen driver-related fatalities for the entire year, according to AAA. Significantly, teen drivers who are 16-17 years old are 3 times as likely to be in a fatal crash …

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June 11, 2024

Detroit bus accident statistics show that Detroit city buses averaged more than 1 bus accident per day in 2023, resulting in a total of 369 collisions involving Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) bus drivers, according to The Detroit News and Axios Detroit. It is estimated that 174 of those Detroit bus accidents that occurred in …

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May 30, 2024

The Michigan car accident red light law allows you to sue for pain and suffering compensation and economic damages such as future medical bills and future economic loss if you are injured due to a negligent driver running a red light.  An experienced auto accident attorney who specializes in helping people like you who have …

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May 28, 2024

A lawyer’s response to a plea from a truck driver being pressured by his employer to break the laws To report a trucking company for breaking safety violations you can (1) Call 1-888-DOT-SAFT (888-368-7238), (2) submit an online complaint to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s National Consumer Complaint Database, or (3) call 911 for …

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May 7, 2024

In Michigan, short term disability insurance benefits after a car accident may affect your No-Fault wage loss benefits. If you have a coordinated auto policy, then wage loss will kick in only after your short term benefits have been exhausted. If you have an uncoordinated policy, then No-Fault may be the primary payor. These issues …

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May 3, 2024

Leaving the scene of an accident in Michigan is a crime. The penalties include fines, jail and driver’s license points and suspension. A driver who has been involved in a crash must: (1) stop; (2) provide personal information; (3) present a driver’s license; and (4) help secure medical aid for anyone injured. The crime of …

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May 1, 2024

May 2024 is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and is the time to make everyone aware of how dangerous it is for motorcyclists on roadways in the US and Michigan. In the US, motorcyclist deaths went up nearly 5% from one year to the next. And in Michigan, motorcyclist deaths shot up nearly 30% over a …

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April 30, 2024

In Michigan, a flashing yellow arrow left turn signal at an intersection means that you must: (1) proceed cautiously, (2) yield the right of way to oncoming traffic, (3) yield the right of way to pedestrians using the crosswalk onto which you’ll be turning, and (4) complete your left turn when it is safe to …

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April 23, 2024

What to do when property is damaged in a car accident and what coverage pays There are important differences between property protection insurance vs property damage coverage. Your PPI pays when you damage a safely parked car, a tree or a fence in Michigan – regardless of whether you were at-fault. PD pays when you …

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