Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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 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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July 22, 2019

Michigan’s new No-Fault auto insurance law, which took effect on June 11, 2019, affects car accidents with pedestrians in a very specific way.

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October 31, 2018

Auto accident attorney and father of two trick-or-treating and candy loving children shares Halloween safety tips for drivers and parents

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May 10, 2018

Attorney Brandon Hewitt talked with WZZM in Grand Rapids about the dangers that pedestrians face from distracted walking; what are the most dangerous days, times, and months?

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March 29, 2018

Perfection will never be possible, but tragic pedestrian death in self driving Uber crash shouldn’t stop autonomous vehicles, which will save lives and reduce car accidents by 90% or more

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January 4, 2018

Pizza delivery driver’s bad brakes don’t slow down court from blaming pedestrian hit by car while trying to cross the street

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August 29, 2017

Court rules proximate cause depends on the foreseeability of this pedestrian-car accident when a junior high school runner is told by school coach to cross street against Do Not Walk sign; guidance for auto lawyers on MI’s Governmental Tort Liability Act

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