Tag: Injury Advocate Blog

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March 16, 2016

What to do if you have a Toyota RAV4 on the recall list Toyota has just recalled nearly 3 million RAV4 sport utility vehicles across the world, stating their rear seat belts could be severed in a car accident, leaving passengers unrestrained and vulnerable to injury. The fault is suspected in the separation of seat …

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September 24, 2015

Massachusetts bill proposes idea that NHTSA has advocated since 2011: ‘All children under 13 should ride in the back seat’ Should children who are 13 years of age or younger be prohibited from sitting in a car or truck’s front seat and, thus, be required to sit in the back seat? A Massachusetts lawmaker thought …

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September 19, 2015

And what workers’ comp lawyers really do I want to share a very witty blog post from Michigan Workers’ Compensation Lawyers (Law Offices of Alex Berman PC): “What People Think I Do/What I Really Do.” The post is clever, but it also drives home an important message about lawyers. I should quickly add that although …

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August 29, 2015

Teen killed by pickup driver who was eating a sandwich and looking down at his GPS A 13-year-old boy is dead because a grown man was “eating a sandwich” and “look[ing] down at his GPS” while driving his pickup truck. Too distracted by his meal and his desire to not get lost, the pickup driver …

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August 22, 2015

A 32-acre site is the testing ground for autonomous cars, and our attorneys hope will help create a future without car accidents MCity, the world’s first controlled test center for self-driving, cars opened last week on a 32-acre site on the University of Michigan’s north campus. And it’s a game changer for the rapid development …

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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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August 1, 2015

Surprise! Humans are still way more dangerous than autonomous cars The media went crazy for about 24 hours with stories about the first injury-producing car accident involving a Google car. But, it turns out it was a human who caused the crash. After 1.9 million miles of test driving Google cars, these miraculous vehicles – …

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July 24, 2015

This common – and commonly misunderstood – problem impairs many car accident victims with TBI I’m an attorney who helps many people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) suffered from car wrecks. And I spend a lot of time helping people who suffer additional intense anxiety because so many people – including their doctors, families and …

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July 16, 2015

Michigan Supreme Court releases study showing drunk driving recidivism is ‘cut in half’ Ignition interlock systems are not just for punishing drunk drivers after they’ve been caught. They actually reduce drunk driving! That’s the conclusion of a new report released by the Michigan Supreme Court, “Michigan DWI/Sobriety Court Ignition Interlock Evaluation 2015 report.” With its …

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