Category: Accidents

January 27, 2023

If you or a family member has been seriously injured or you have lost a loved one from a car crash in Michigan, you will likely need a lawyer to maximize a car accident settlement. An attorney can significantly increase the amount of your settlement, find additional parties and layers of insurance that may be …

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January 10, 2023

In Michigan, there are many factors that determine fault in a car accident. It can be determined from the scene of the crash, such as the vehicle damage, video, or “black box” ECM data. Admissions, such as from the drivers’ statements, and independent eyewitness statements are also frequently relied upon. Most police officers investigating a …

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January 3, 2023

In Michigan, you should always consult with a lawyer for a car accident that wasn’t your fault. A consultation is always free, and an attorney can make sure you recover all that you are legally entitled to. This includes pain and suffering compensation, all of your No-Fault insurance benefits as well as coverage for excess …

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November 29, 2022

Pedestrian deaths are more likely to result from people being struck by SUVs than cars. In fact, pedestrians are 2 to 3 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in accidents involving SUVs. Children are 8 times more likely to die from being hit by an SUV than by a car. The tragic connection between …

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November 22, 2022

Federal tax fraud conviction against attorney Carl Collins III and the 855-Car-Hit-U law firm undermines clients’ faith, jeopardizing their cases, and gives a black eye to the entire profession Attorney Carl Collins III, the soon-to-be former personal injury lawyer from Metro Detroit, has been convicted of tax fraud willfully filing false tax returns for failing …

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November 4, 2022

The Michigan judicial elections for the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Court of Appeals are fast-approaching. In less than a week, we will all be at the polls or filling out our absentee ballots to select the justices and judges who will serve on Michigan’s highest court and appellate court. Even though most of …

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November 4, 2022

Under the Michigan hit and run accident law, it is a crime to leave the scene of an automobile crash. If the driver causes a fatality and flees the scene of the crash, he or she faces up to 15 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. If you are involved in a crash where …

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October 28, 2022

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. To bring attention to this critical public safety issue, …

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October 21, 2022

My top Halloween safety tips for drivers include: (1) do not speed; (2) constantly watch for pedestrians and trick-or-treaters; (3) be ready to stop in an instant; and (4) be 100% alert. For ghosts, goblins and parents, my tips are: (1) cross at crosswalks; (2) make yourself visible; and (3) watch for cars. Halloween is …

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