Category: Auto Safety

November 26, 2008

The car accident lawyers of Michigan Auto Law wish our treasured readers a very Happy Thanksgiving. Our blog will resume December 2.

Read this post
November 13, 2008

Michigan Personal Injury Lawyer Gives Winter Driving Tips to Get Season Started Right On Monday, a man was killed in a multi-vehicle car accident on eastbound I-96 near Davison in Detroit, the Detroit Free Press reported. The area’s first hint of winter, which included a lot of black ice, also caused dozens of car crashes …

Read this post
September 24, 2008

It’s no surprise that texting while driving on Michigan roads greatly increases the likelihood of getting into a serious car accident. But one recent tragedy is providing a shocking, real-life example — that automobile accident lawyers can also learn from. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a Los Angeles Metrolink commuter train crash, which …

Read this post
September 18, 2008

As lawyers helping Michigan drivers involved in serious car accidents and truck accidents, we know from very real cases how dangerous texting while driving can be. Yet the same people who would never drink and drive think nothing about how completely unsafe it is to text while driving. It is human nature to believe one …

Read this post
September 11, 2008

On June 26, Chrysler introduced UConnect Web, a dealer-installed accessory which makes its vehicles a moving WiFi hotspot with Internet access. The personal injury lawyers at Michigan Auto Law believe this is a recipe for disaster for Michigan drivers. Keefe Leung, a manager in a Chrysler technology group, said in published reports that the accessory …

Read this post
April 30, 2008

Earlier this month, we posted “Do I Have a Good Case?”, illustrating 8 inconsistent examples of how Michigan’s car accident injury laws unfairly impact real people, with identical injuries from car accidents. All examples were based on actual cases, although one example (Gagne v. Schulte) stands out as so extreme, it has been questioned by …

Read this post
November 20, 2007

Thanksgiving weekend is considered one of the most dangerous across the U.S., and for Michigan drivers. As you and your loved ones travel across Michigan and to other states, please use caution and defensive driving to avoid serious car, truck and motorcycle accidents. Our Michigan car accident lawyers wish to remind you of safe driving …

Read this post
November 15, 2007

Lawyers who litigate serious truck accident injury cases already know how common it is for drugs used by truck drivers to play a role in causing or contributing to many truck accident injury and death cases every year. Last year, the Department of Transportation reported that roughly 30,000 truck drivers tested positive for drug use. …

Read this post
October 9, 2007

Using a cell phone while driving a car or truck in Southfield, Michigan could now cost you a $100 fine. The Southfield City Council has approved an ordinance that makes using a cell phone while committing a traffic violation such as causing a car accident, speeding or any other driving violation a civil infraction, with …

Read this post