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Fatal Buggy Accident in Branch County Caused By Drunk Driver

Synopsis On Friday, June 7, 2019, a fatal collision occurred involving a drunk pickup truck driver and a horse-drawn buggy carrying five children and two adults. Three of the children died as a result of the crash. The tragedy happened in the Amish populated community of Michigan's Algansee Township in Branch County. The carriage took [...]

Michigan No-Fault Legislation – PIP Coverage

Bulletin #3 - Changes to PIP Coverage On May 30, 2019, Governor Whitmer signed a major overhaul to the Michigan no-fault system, completely transforming Michigan car accident law. The legislation took effect on June 11, 2019 as Public Act 21 of 2019. There a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families and anyone [...]

10 Dangerous Intersections in Monroe County, Michigan

Synopsis The community of Monroe was recently called out for being the worst Michigan city to drive in. 24/7 Wall St, a consumer website that analyses data and provides special reports requested by investors, provided the city ranking based on commuter times and traffic accident fatalities. A large number of daily commuters and dangerous intersections [...]

By |2019-07-09T13:45:31+00:00July 9th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Monroe, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Where and When Michigan Motorcycle Crashes Happen Most Often

Synopsis Data from the Governors Highway Safety Association shows a total of 5,172 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2017 and accounted for 14 percent of all motor vehicle crash deaths. In Michigan, the number of motorcycle fatalities reported in 2017 was 142. Metro Detroit areas, including Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties average more than three [...]

Changes to Pain and Suffering Laws in Michigan Car Accident Cases

Bulletin #2 – Michigan Car Accident Injury Law – Changes to Pain and Suffering Cases On May 30, 2019, Governor Whitmer signed a major overhaul to the Michigan no-fault system, completely transforming Michigan car accident law. The legislation took effect on June 11, 2019 as Public Act 21 of 2019. There a number of huge [...]

Michigan No-Fault Law Legislation – Changes in the Auto Insurance Law

Bulletin #1 - Changes in The Order-of-Priority On May 30, 2019, Governor Whitmer signed a major overhaul to the Michigan no-fault system, completely transforming Michigan car accident law. The legislation took effect on June 11, 2019 as Public Act 21 of 2019. There are a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families, and [...]

Eric Steinberg Acknowledged as a Pacesetter by the Michigan Association for Justice

Synopsis Law Office of Lee Steinberg attorney Eric Steinberg has been acknowledged as a Pacesetter by the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ). Steinberg is also on MAJ’s Executive Board and a monthly contributor to Justice PAC where he shares his experiences and expertise on personal injury law. Eric serves clients in a broad range of [...]

By |2019-06-19T02:51:15+00:00June 19th, 2019|Firm News, Legal News, Michigan News|0 Comments

How Parents Can Help Their Children Avoid Car Accidents

Synopsis The ‘100 Deadliest Days’ is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when more people are killed in crashes involving a teen driver than any other time of the year. Michigan State Police data analyzed by the University of Michigan shows teens who choose to participate in distracted driving activities remain the most [...]

New Michigan No-Fault Law Passes – What You Need to Know

Michigan No-Fault Reform Recap – What You Need to Know Last week, Governor Whitmer signed a bill that contains sweeping changes for the Michigan No-Fault Law. The governor, despite promises to the contrary, removed the mandatory unlimited PIP coverage that has protected so many Michigan citizens over the past 45 years. The new legislation, which [...]

What to Do in the Event of an Uber or Lyft Accident

Synopsis According to the University of Chicago, the rate of traffic deaths has increased nearly three percent in cities after the introduction of Uber and similar ride-sharing services. Car accidents involving ride-share drivers are similar to the same type of crashes everyday road users face including rear-end and side-impact wrecks. A more reoccurring accident type [...]

By |2019-06-06T03:12:35+00:00June 6th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Insurance, Personal Injury|0 Comments