Tag: Injury Advocate Blog

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September 27, 2012

As last week was National Child Passenger Safety Week, I thought I would take a few minutes to discuss Michigan’s seat belt laws, and in particular, how our seat belt laws apply to children. Since I am a lawyer who helps and works with victims of car accidents, it should come as no surprise that …

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August 14, 2012

The lawyers in my firm have been helping truck accident injury victims for over 50 years. In that time, we’ve witnessed a connection that most people don’t see: the interplay between hiring conditions in the trucking industry and safety on our highways. And there is little doubt about the impact that a serious truck driver …

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July 23, 2012

When a car accident results in a death, there is very specific legal compensation that is different from what is available in non-fatality motor vehicle accident collisions, and for that matter, almost all other personal injury cases. Depending on the state and legal jurisdiction, there will likely be specific wrongful death laws and statutes that …

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May 23, 2012

The time for transparency with regard to Michigan no-fault insurance is clearly upon us. But that’s not what the Michigan Insurance Coalition’s Kurt D. Gallinger wants for Michigan drivers. On April 19th, Rep. Philip Cavanagh (17th District, Michigan House of Representatives) called the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association to the mat: The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association …

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May 9, 2012

According to MedlinePlus (the National Institutes of Health’s Web site) every year, millions of people suffer a head injury. But the danger is that so many head injuries can be difficult to recognize. Sometimes symptoms of head injuries begin to manifest immediately following a trauma. However, very often head injury symptoms don’t become recognizable until …

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