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Firm Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear Friends, Family, Colleagues and Clients: We hope that this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. Your well-being, and that of all our clients and colleagues, is foremost in our thoughts during this difficult time. The firm is here for you, and our commitment to your case is unwavering. We are […]

Amazon Delivery and Semi-Truck Accidents in Michigan

Key Points of This Article: Truck drivers who deliver freight often work long shifts and are under a timely schedule, making fatigue and distraction common causes of accidents. Amazon semi-truck drivers are often pushed to meet delivery timelines to support the online retailer’s demanding purchasing schedule.   Several factors contribute to Amazon semi-truck driver accidents […]

Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries to Michigan Riders

Key Points of This Article: According to Michigan State Police, nearly 2,750 crashes involving motorcycles happen each year, resulting in about 2,000 injuries. Common motorcycle accident injuries can range from mild road rash and scarring to severely broken bones and traumatic brain injuries. Motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to die in a roadway accident […]

Summer Road Trip Safety and Car Accident Advice

Key Points of This Article: Driving accidents that occur on the way to your favorite summer getaway can potentially trigger severe injuries and sometimes fatal outcomes for drivers and passengers, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and even pedestrians. Avoid the mess of being involved in an accident this summer by driving slower, remaining alert and extra cautious, and […]

Haydaw v. Farm Bureau Insurance

Michigan Court of Appeals Finds No Fraud and Allows Injured Person to Pursue Claim for No-Fault Benefits A very important decision was released by the Michigan Court of Appeals this month that will greatly change the way Michigan no-fault PIP cases are litigated by car accident injury lawyers throughout the state. The decision is a […]

What Types of Motorcycle Insurance Should I Look For?

Key Points of This Article: It is estimated that in some parts of Michigan, up to 50% of motorists do not have insurance coverage, making it difficult for motorcyclists to recover from an accident caused by another driver. Several types of motorcycle insurance policies can be purchased and include options for extra coverage, such as […]

20 Revealing Questions to Ask a Michigan Nursing Home Resident

Key Points of This Article: An increasing elderly population of nearly 40,000 residents has led to more instances of Michigan nursing home negligence and abuse related to falls, overmedication, physical and verbal attacks, malnutrition, and tragic failures to provide quality care caused by understaffed workforces. About a third of the deaths attributed to coronavirus in Michigan […]

Kalamazoo Car Accident Injury – Court Rules Plaintiff Can Pursue Pain and Suffering Claim

The Michigan Court of Appeals issued a ruling on a Kalamazoo car accident case this month that was interesting. It allowed the plaintiff to move forward with his case for pain and suffering compensation. The case is called Birchfield v. Chiodo, docket no. 348386 (unpublished, 6/25/2020). The case involves a Western Michigan University student who […]