Category: Car Accidents

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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August 17, 2022

The most important things you need to do after a not at-fault car accident in Michigan are: (1) stop at the crash scene; (2) exchange information with the other drivers; (3) assist the injured with securing medical aid; (4) report your injuries to medical care providers; and (5) take pictures of the scene and vehicle …

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August 12, 2022

People in Michigan who have been injured in car accidents frequently suffer serious injuries. The most common include: (1) traumatic brain injury; (2) spinal cord injury; (3) injuries to the neck and back; and (4) catastrophic injuries. What is considered a serious injury in a car accident? A serious injury in a car accident is …

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August 9, 2022

When you or a loved one has been injured in a rental car accident in Michigan, you may be able to sue both the rental car driver and the rental car company for compensation, economic damages and vehicle damage repair costs. The rental company’s liability will depend on whether it owns the vehicle and the …

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August 2, 2022

The three biggest factors on why your Michigan car accident settlement is taking so long include: (1) the extent and seriousness of your injuries; (2) the track record and reputation of your attorney; (3) the at-fault driver’s auto insurance company and insurance policy limits. The reality is that a settlement does not have to take …

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July 28, 2022

You may be able to sue if a police car causes an accident. Under Michigan’s auto law you will first need to prove: (1) an exception to governmental immunity applies; (2) the city and/or the police officer were negligent in operating the police car; and (3) your injuries caused you to suffer a serious impairment …

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July 19, 2022

Michigan traffic fatalities have increased 15% over the past 3 years, even though total car accidents dropped 10% over the same period. This jump in car accident-related deaths comes primarily from an increase in crashes involving drunk driving, drugged driving, speeding and auto accidents involving pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. This increase in fatalities but decrease …

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