Category: Pedestrian Accidents

May 19, 2017

Dangerous new “guidance” for Michigan injury lawyers from the Court of Appeals on how it will analyze fault in pedestrian-car accident lawsuit cases

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May 17, 2017

There have been nearly 200 pedestrian deaths alone in Michigan. For something so preventable, these texting and driving statistics are inexcusable

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May 12, 2017

A new report reveals an alarming trend: an 11% rise in pedestrian deaths. How Michigan No-Fault protects walkers, pedestrians and children hit by a car

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November 18, 2016

Volvo says ‘yes.’ The U.S. DOT acknowledges it’s worth considering. So why did Michigan lawmakers steer clear of the issue in our driverless car bills (SB 995-997)? Yesterday, I talked about Michigan’s driverless car legislation and how it fell short of the “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy,” which says manufacturers who want to road-test their self-driving …

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March 23, 2016

Tips on how Michigan’s No Fault law can protect you if you’re hit by a car as a pedestrian, and safety advice to prevent pedestrian-car accidents The weather is finally warming up, and Michiganders are emerging from winter to go outside for walks and to get some much-needed vitamin D. With people going outside again, …

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August 6, 2015

This Kickstarter bike helmet by Lumos has brake lights and turn signals! As an auto accident lawyer helping many bicyclists who are hit by cars, I often write about the law, bicycle safety and the latest in helmet technology in the fight to prevent concussion and traumatic brain injury. The latest bit of news is …

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January 22, 2015

I’ve written about the dancing crosswalk signal, where the red stop signal is actually the figure of a real person dancing in real time, that’s designed to keep people from walking mindlessly into the road in front of oncoming traffic. Well, now there’s another option with the same safety goal of preventing pedestrian accidents, but …

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December 18, 2014

I recently received a question on my blog about what insurance rights and legal protections does a bicyclist have if hit by a car in Michigan. It’s a good question and raises a lot of issues, especially since people who ride bikes are so vulnerable, and at the mercy of drivers who often look at …

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December 8, 2014

Attorney Steven Gursten weighs in on Channel 4 News, after two SMART bus accidents  in one week left one dead and one critically injured On Thursday, reporter Kimberly Gill of Channel 4 News stopped by the office to interview me on bus safety – in the wake of two serious SMART bus accidents involving pedestrians. …

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