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Detroit Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers – Plaintiff Wins Case in Wayne County

Slip and fall cases in Detroit are not easy. Lawyers who handle these cases know the pitfalls, which include proving negligence, notice on the part of the defendant. The open and obvious defense is also a major obstacle for people injured in a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accident on private property. But the Court of Appeals […]

Serious Impairment of Body Function – MCL 500.3135(5) – Plaintiff in Wayne County Car Accident Fails to Meet Threshold

Just because you are injured in a car accident caused by a negligent driver in Michigan does not mean you are entitled to compensation. Michigan is a no-fault state and with that comes special rules that other states don’t follow. One of these special rules involves an injured person from a Michigan car collision proving […]

Court of Appeals Sides with Wayne County Car Accident Victims

Threshold Injuries Back in the News The Michigan Court of Appeals issued a decision last week on a Wayne County auto accident collision involving two plaintiffs. In Ali v. Clark, docket no. 339102, unpublished 10/16/2018, two people were injured in a car wreck in Wayne County. Following the accident, the individuals sued for compensation resulting […]

Wayne County Man Wins Settlement Following Bicycle-Car Crash

Michigan Bicyclist Wins Large Settlement After Being Struck By Car The Lee Steinberg Law Firm is happy to announce it has secured a six-figure settlement for a Wayne, Michigan man who was injured in a car wreck in Canton, Michigan. Our client was crossing at an intersection while riding his bicycle on the sidewalk along […]

Wayne County Man Not Entitled To Compensation Following Car Accident

Wayne County Car Accident – Pain and Suffering The ongoing saga of what constitutes a threshold injury for Michigan car accidents victims took another turn. This week, the Michigan Court of Appeals in Zichichi v. Mull, docket no. 337043 (unpublished 4/12/2018) held that a Wayne County man was not entitled to pain and suffering compensation […]

Van Buren County Road Worker Struck by a Pickup Truck Resulting in Death

The tragic loss of a Van Buren County road worker on Friday has sent shockwaves through the community. Michigan State Police and the Van Buren County Road Commission report that the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of County Road 681 and 48th Avenue, near Lawrence Township. Rene Rangel, 58, of Dowagiac, was performing his […]

$330,000 Settlement – Macomb County Car Accident Lawyers

Our client was critically injured in a Macomb County car accident. While travelling southbound on M53, another vehicle traveling northbound ran a red light and made a left hand turn directly in front of our client’s car. The collision caused our client to get struck by a second vehicle who was also southbound on M53. […]

Wayne & Kent Counties Earn Top Rankings For Speed-Related Crashes in Michigan

Key Points of This Article: In Michigan, excessive speed is a factor in nearly 20% of all fatalities in motor vehicle crashes and 16% of suspected serious injuries. Drivers who speed are likely to have more aggressive driving habits that put other motorists, pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists at risk. The highest number of excessive speed […]

County Executives Come Out Against Michigan No-Fault Reform

You don’t see Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano agree on much these days, but they do agree on this – the latest attempt by the House Republican Leadership to “reform” Michigan’s no-fault law should be soundly rejected. Speaking at Walking the Line to SCI Recovery in Southfield Michigan, a […]

Cancellation of Michigan Auto Insurance

What Happens if the Insurance Company Cancels My Policy A car insurance company telling you that your auto policy has been cancelled is a scary event. A discussion like this after a serious car wreck can be catastrophic, resulting in massive unpaid medical bills, mounting lost wages and other costs. Over the past few years, […]