Category: Accidents

November 30, 2020

If you have been injured in a car accident while on active duty in Michigan, you may be legally entitled to No-Fault benefits to pay for medical expenses and lost wages. Wage loss can include military compensation economic losses including base pay, special pay, non-taxable allowances, and retired pay. You may also be able to …

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November 23, 2020

A tire blowout accident is always dangerous and deadly. While poorly maintained trucks are the leading cause of deadly tire blowouts, passenger cars with under-inflated and worn tires are also major causes, as are tire defects, potholes, and overloaded vehicles. Most of these crashes are preventable. What is a tire blowout accident? A tire blowout …

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November 4, 2020

It still surprises me how often this happens: someone hits a parked car in Michigan, and then just drives off without leaving a note or any contact information. Unfortunately, it raises the question of what exactly you should do if this scenario occurs. What our attorneys tell people is that it is very important to …

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October 29, 2020

Knowing what to do after a car accident when it’s not your fault is important. Seek medical attention right away and make sure to document all of your injuries and where you feel pain. File a police report. Contact your insurance company and file an Application for Benefits. Talk with an experienced car accident lawyer. …

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October 5, 2020

Pedestrian safety is crucial for drivers and for those traveling by foot. To improve safety, drivers must eliminate behaviors such as distracted driving, drinking and driving and speeding. People walking must cross at intersections, avoid drinking and walking, distracted walking and be extra careful after 6pm. The need for improved safety is seen in the …

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October 2, 2020

Pedestrian car accident statistics show that October is the most dangerous month for crashes, injuries and deaths. From 2015 to 2019, the month of October had the highest number of pedestrian-involved automobile crashes and injuries and the highest number of pedestrian deaths. This explains why October was recently designated “National Pedestrian Safety Month” by the …

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September 23, 2020

When someone happens to die in a car accident in Michigan, his or her dependents will receive financial support through No-Fault survivor’s loss benefits. Economic loss, pain and suffering compensation and other damages can be sought from the at-fault driver through a wrongful death lawsuit. About survivor’s loss benefits When someone happens to die in …

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September 8, 2020

Michigan moped laws have specific licensing, registration and insurance requirements that riders need to know about. Riders also need to know the rules of the road to safely operate a moped so they can avoid accidents with cars or pedestrians and what their legal rights are if they are involved in an accident with a …

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August 27, 2020

Truck rollover accidents are often preventable and are most commonly caused by speeding, driver distraction or inattention, overly aggressive or reckless steering (overturning) and unsafe loading of the tractor trailer. Prevention should focus on better education and training. One of the very first tractor trailer crash cases I litigated about 25 years ago involved a …

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