Category: Accidents

May 2, 2022

The driver who’s at fault in a U-turn accident in Michigan is almost always the driver who is negligently making the U-turn when it either was not safe to do so or when it is clearly illegal to do so. The driver will often be cited for making an illegal turn or for impeding traffic, …

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April 27, 2022

The best strategy for how to win a car accident lawsuit is to avoid these common mistakes that can reduce an innocent crash victim’s ability to recover full compensation and damages. Remember also it is never a mistake to tell the truth and provide accurate information. You should avoid any lawyer who tells you otherwise. …

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April 14, 2022

A car accident in the rain is most often caused by a combination of bad weather conditions and unsafe driving. A driver is 34% more likely to be in a fatal crash during a rainstorm – and the risk more than doubles in a heavy downpour. While we cannot do much about heavy downpours causing …

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April 4, 2022

To escape from a car accident with power lines, you must know how to exit your vehicle when there is a downed wire on your vehicle and fire or smoke makes it unsafe for you to remain inside. You must also know how to shuffle or bunny hop to safety when there is a downed …

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March 31, 2022

Black boxes are in almost all cars on the road today. Consistent with their official name – “event data recorder” – these devices record driving and vehicle data from immediately before, during and after an automobile crash. This data can assist in crash investigations and is often used as evidence in court cases. Event data …

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March 17, 2022

If a friend crashed your car in Michigan, then both you as the vehicle owner and your friend as the negligent driver could be sued if the accident resulted in injury or death to someone else or damage to another person’s vehicle. Your car insurance will likely cover your liability exposure up to the coverage …

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March 10, 2022

The best way to protect yourself and your family from daylight savings time car accidents is to get enough sleep. Research shows that fatal car crashes increase 6% after daylight savings time kicks in. This is because when we lose 1 to 2 hours of our normal sleep, we are more likely to cause an …

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March 1, 2022

If you are a Michigan resident injured in a car accident out of state, you may be able to recover pain and suffering compensation from the at-fault driver and No-Fault benefits from the responsible insurance company. Your own Michigan liability insurance helps provide protection if you cause an automobile crash in another state. Knowing what …

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February 17, 2022

The factors that determine whether the at-fault truck that caused a serious crash may be considered a commercial vehicle include: (1) the truck’s weight or weight rating; (2) the weight or weight rating of the vehicle being towed; (3) whether it is designed to transport passengers; and (4) whether it transports hazardous materials. For lawyers …

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