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Wrong Way Crash on Highway 23 Results in Two Deaths

Wrong-Way Driver is Cause Behind Fatal Crash on HWY 23 After reviewing the reports of a 74-year-old man who drove the wrong-way on U.S. Highway 23 in Washtenaw County and caused a multi-vehicle crash, we were again saddened but not surprised that the wreck left two people dead and several others injured. The accidents were expected [...]

By | 2018-04-18T01:42:09+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

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 This week, the Michigan Court of Appeals in Zichichi v. Mull, docket no. 337043 (unpublished 4/12/2018) held that a Wayne County man was not entitled to pain and suffering compensation [...]

By | 2018-04-13T21:50:18+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Legal News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Clinton County Car Crash Proves Fatal for Teenage Passenger

Teenager Killed in Clinton County Crash The auto accident team at the Law Offices of Lee Steinberg are so saddened to hear the news of a teen who died in a crash on M-21, west of St. Johns. The Clinton County Sheriff's Office said the 17-year-old passenger from Ionia was involved in a deadly early [...]

By | 2018-04-12T02:28:22+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Good Luck Recovering Underinsured Motorist Benefits from Farm Bureau Insurance

Farm Bureau Insurance – Underinsured Motorist Coverage That Does Not Exist Obtaining compensation following a car accident is never easy in Michigan. Getting compensation for underinsured motorist benefits (UIM) is even more difficult. But getting these benefits from Farm Bureau Insurance might take the cake in level of frustration and ridiculousness. There is perhaps no [...]

By | 2018-04-13T00:47:43+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Insurance, Legal News, Opinion|0 Comments

Michigan Flex Route Improves Rush Hour Traffic and Reduces Accidents

Michigan’s Flex Route Set to Ease Traffic Congestion In late 2017, Michigan’s Department of Transportation (MDOT) opened the state’s first flex route system on US-23 north of Ann Arbor, from M-14 to M-36. The stretch of roadway was selected for the route because it is an area where both rush hour and seasonal traffic congestion [...]

By | 2018-04-12T02:28:12+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Michigan 7-Day Auto Insurance Needs To Go

7-Day Insurance Policies Ultimately Harm Those Who Purchase Them There has been a lot of press recently about the cost of Michigan auto insurance. Michigan is the only state that offers unlimited medical expense protection from a car insurance carrier following a Michigan car accident. This means an individual injured in a car accident can [...]

OSHA Passes New Rule on Occupational Exposure to Beryllium

Michigan Employers Must Now Comply with New Beryllium Rule The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has started to enforce the final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium in all forms, compounds, and mixtures in general, construction, and shipyard industries. Set into action on May 12, 2018, stakeholders now have further obligations to protect worker health [...]

Autonomous Vehicle Hits and Kills Pedestrian

Pedestrian Death Raises New Questions About Autonomous Vehicle Regulations Several national news outlets have reported that a 48-year-old Arizona woman died after being hit by a self-driving Volvo XC90 SUV operated by Uber, in what appears to be the first known death of a pedestrian struck by an autonomous vehicle on a U.S. road. Police [...]

Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Brain Injury Deaths

Motor Vehicle Crashes Result in Largest Percentage of Brain Injury Deaths Serious head injuries are sometimes referred to as Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). Over the last decade, TBI has remained a major cause of death and disability for 1.7 million people living in the United States. This type of head and brain injury often creates serious [...]

By | 2018-03-28T14:04:12+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Traumatic Brain Injury|0 Comments

Michigan Court of Appeals Rules on Serious Impairment in Car Accident Case

Michigan Car Accident Injury Litigation - Serious Impairment Threshold Case A very important part of being a Michigan car accident lawyer is following the decisions that come down from the Michigan Court of Appeals. An important issue that always gets lots of attention is the way our courts analyze Michigan pain and suffering cases arising [...]