Category: Accidents

February 16, 2021

Despite the dangers for truck drivers and for the driving public, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has decided not to issue a new law on DOT physical sleep apnea. Fatigue and drowsy driving remain serous safety concerns for truck drivers. What does it mean that there is no new DOT …

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February 15, 2021

Truck tire blowout accidents are among some of the worst semi and tractor trailer crash cases that I have litigated. The results are often deadly. And when they are not, the victims are usually left with catastrophic injuries. The key to understanding these types of cases is that they are almost always preventable. I’ve now …

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January 29, 2021

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 entitled to, including all of your No-Fault insurance benefits. An attorney can also help you recover pain and suffering compensation for your injuries, …

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January 28, 2021

Knowing the winter driving accident statistics will alert Michigan drivers to the roads they should avoid and help them stay focused on safety when they are driving on snowy, icy and slushy roads this winter. Dangerous weather road conditions can come on quickly and it is best that everyone is prepared. Our automobile crash attorneys …

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January 13, 2021

If you are filing a lawsuit after a car accident in Michigan, there are 3 types of cases you may have. You may be able to file a claim for your injuries and pain and suffering, which is known as a tort or a third-party case. Other cases include a first-party case for No-Fault benefits …

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January 8, 2021

There are two types of compensation for death in a car accident in Michigan. First, the deceased’s dependents may recover survivor’s loss benefits under Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law. Second, the deceased’s family may recover wrongful death damages and payment from the at-fault driver. Survivor’s loss compensation for death in a car accident in Michigan …

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December 22, 2020

Automobile crash victims should avoid posting on social media after a car accident. Insurance companies, defense lawyers and adjusters regularly check your accounts, hoping to find a photo, video or post to argue you aren’t as hurt as you claim, or to use as a basis to deny benefits and compensation you are legally entitled …

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December 17, 2020

To address how many accidents are caused by semi trucks, it is important to note that a majority of these crashes are brought on by drivers of the passenger car. These type of fatal crashes account for 13% of all fatal accidents nationwide. The most common reasons for these types crashes include speeding, driver distraction, …

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December 10, 2020

Seat belt syndrome describes the situation when a car accident victim has seat belt marks on his or her abdomen and chest and is found to have suffered injuries in those areas as a result of his or her safety belt being activated during a car crash. Injuries may include internal organ damage and spine …

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