Tag: Injury Advocate Blog

July 10, 2015

Michigan Auto Law attorney Thomas James speaking at American Association for Justice Annual Conference in Montreal As Americans, we have a fundamental right to a fair trial. An integral part of this is “voir dire,” or the or the questioning of prospective jurors by attorneys before the trial begins. In truck accident cases, voir dire …

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July 2, 2015

Chef Haim Cohen of SafeKids shows us that a pizza can burn in a hot car – a stark warning for parents on the dangers of leaving children unattended As an auto accident attorney, I’ve handled far too many preventable car accident crashes and injury cases involving children. But children can be seriously harmed in …

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June 27, 2015

Teens pose many challenges to loving families. Let us now add jacking up the price of auto insurance to the list: The average married couple pays a whopping 80% more for car insurance after adding a teen driver to their policy, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. Teens are statistically the most dangerous age group …

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June 18, 2015

A look at how to protect drivers as Google reports the 12th crash of its autonomous vehicle Google has recently reported its 12th self-driving car accident, according to a recent post in autoblog.com. Google co-founder Sergey Brin said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting that the autonomous vehicle was stopped at a traffic light and …

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June 12, 2015

Toll far exceeds the 13 victims GM stated last year as the only “known” fatalities. Why are we only hearing about this now? The General Motors ignition switch recall continues to make headlines. And the news is only getting more grim. The auto maker’s compensation fund said it has approved the 100th ignition switch death …

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June 3, 2015

We all know Detroit has its share of struggles and hardship — that remain even as the city begins to rebuild and rise from its history of corrupt government, poverty and lack of public resources to protect its people. As an auto accident attorney, I’ve written in depth about the city of Detroit and its …

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May 20, 2015

During National Dog Bite Prevention Week, better education on dog safety and the responsibilities of pet owners is the first step The old saying “dogs are a man’s best friend” might be news to the more than four million people bitten each year — most often children and senior citizens. Some of these attacks result …

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May 14, 2015

Recovering from a car accident can be incredibly overwhelming. Aside from healing from serious injuries, car accident victims must face vehicle repairs, property damage and insurance company correspondence. And there can be a lot of paperwork and medical bills. In the midst of all of this stress, it’s important to remember one thing if you’ve …

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May 8, 2015

According to the National Organization for Youth Safety, car accidents are the No. 1 killer of teens in America today. Far too many are completely preventable. But many of these lives can be saved, if only parents and teens can talk and make a change that will stop these tragedies. Global Youth Traffic Safety Month …

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