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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September 11, 2015

It’s time we do a better job of protecting truck accident victims Insurance liability limits for commercial motor carriers haven’t been adjusted for inflation in 35 years, but the FMSCA is putting feelers out on a new number. Currently, the FMCSA only requires motor carriers to maintain insurance up to $750,000 per truck accident. This …

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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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