Category: Impaired Driving

December 17, 2016

Follow these safety tips to help protect yourself from a  drunk driving car accident this holiday season Fatal car accidents involving drunk drivers are nearly 4 times higher at night than during the day in the month of December, which also marks another annual National Impaired Driving Prevention Month.  This comes from the latest crash …

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July 6, 2016

Gov. Snyder Has Approved Senate Bills 207 & 434 Creating A 1-Year, 5-County Pilot Program Targeting Drivers ‘Under The Influence’ Of Controlled Substances Michigan law enforcement has a new weapon in its arsenal for combating drug-impaired driving, one that should also help in the battle against drunk drivers on our roads who cause motor vehicle …

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June 20, 2016

Medical marijuana can help many auto accident victims with chronic pain, without addictive and potentially lethal effects of opioids As an accident attorney, the people I help have all been seriously injured. Almost all of them are currently being prescribed powerful and dangerous opiate narcotic medications by treating doctors.  Very few of them are being …

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May 2, 2016

How “high” will THC levels be before facing criminal impaired driving charges? HB 5024 is researching that limit. A question I’ve received literally dozens of times may soon be answered. Doctors are increasingly prescribing medical marijuana to treat chronic pain conditions, and, as an auto accident attorney, I have many clients who are now using …

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December 31, 2015

Study finds drugs detected in drivers who were killed in automobile accidents increased 40% in last decade Did you know that drug-impaired driving poses a significant and growing risk that threatens the safety of everyone on the road today? That’s the conclusion of the recently released study, “Drug Impaired Driving: A Guide For What States …

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June 18, 2015

Sen. Coleman Young II’s SB 346 proposes No Fault auto insurance companies ‘shall provide coverage for the medical use of marihuana’   Should a Michigan auto accident victim’s lawful use of medical marijuana be covered and paid for by Michigan No Fault insurance benefits? Sen. Coleman Young II (D-Detroit) thinks so. So do I. In …

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January 8, 2015

Top 3 facts on the hidden dangers of drowsy driving The name – “drowsy driving” – may not sound terribly menacing. But don’t  underestimate the real dangers involved. As an attorney who helps people who are seriously injured or even killed in automobile accidents, fatigue and drowsy driving is a huge cause of the cases …

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December 31, 2014

New Year’s Eve safety resources to prevent drunk driving car accidents Happy New Year’s Eve everyone. I don’t ever want to spoil the fun, but as an auto accident attorney, I always think of safety on these big holidays. While this is a night of celebration and good vibes for the New Year, it’s also …

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December 3, 2014

Study shows ‘driving while cannabis-impaired’ ‘doubles car crash risk,’ but drunk driving still may be more dangerous Drivers who are high on marijuana are twice as likely to get in a crash as sober drivers. That’s the conclusion of a study that was recently published in the Society for the Study of Addiction’s journal Addiction …

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