Blog

/Blog/

Thanksgiving Travel Tips from the Steinberg Law Firm

Michigan Auto Accident Numbers Spike Over Thanksgiving Holiday The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 37,133 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017, down 1.8 percent from 37,806 in 2016, the first decline since 2014. The bad news is all types of accidents involving Michigan motorists including motorcyclists, see a rise in alcohol-impaired and [...]

By |2018-11-15T20:07:06+00:00November 15th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

8 Mile Intersections With Fatal Crashes

Several 8 Mile Intersections Vulnerable to Fatal Crashes Detroit Police recently reported a fatal crash at the crossway of 8 Mile Road and Groesbeck, near the Warren’s border with Detroit. Reports show the weekend morning (2:06 a.m.) accident closed the intersection in all directions after a 31-year-old man driving eastbound on East 8 Mile, ran a [...]

By |2018-11-15T20:06:56+00:00November 13th, 2018|Detroit, Farmington Hills, Warren|0 Comments

5 Michigan Communities with Highest Number of Distracted Driving Accidents

Michigan Distracted Driving Crashes Doubled Drunk Driving Accidents in 2017 University of Michigan researchers, using Michigan State Police traffic crash reports, concluded distracted driving crashes tallied twice as high as drunk driving across the state in 2017. Distracted driving resulted in 20,115 vehicle crashes while drunken driving and alcohol-related crashes peaked at 10,265. About 27 [...]

Distracted Driving Statistics for 5 Michigan Communities

Michigan Distracted Driving Crashes Doubled Drunk Driving Accidents in 2017 University of Michigan researchers, using Michigan State Police traffic crash reports, concluded distracted driving crashes tallied twice as high as drunk driving across the state in 2017. Distracted driving resulted in 20,115 vehicle crashes while drunken driving and alcohol-related crashes peaked at 10,265. About 27 [...]

Vote for Cavanagh and Bagenstos for Michigan Supreme Court

The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, P.C. Proudly Endorses Cavanagh and Bagenstos for Michigan Supreme Court This Tuesday, Michigan residents go to the polls to vote on a number of positions and proposals. The election during this mid-term season includes selecting a new governor, new Attorney General, new Secretary of State, as we well as [...]

By |2018-11-06T14:54:15+00:00November 4th, 2018|Firm News, Michigan News, Opinion|0 Comments

Business Establishments and Home Owners Have a Responsibility to Clean Up Their Leaves

Fallen Leaves Could Mask Slip and Fall Hazards October has brought wind and slightly chillier temperatures than normal, so the green leaves made their turn to that beautiful orange, red and yellow a bit quicker than Michigan’s normal foliage peaks. But even if you missed your favorite ride to view the changing trees, you may [...]

By |2018-11-06T14:54:26+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Landlor-Tenant, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

Halloween a Dangerous Holiday for Walkers

Halloween Drunk Driving Accidents Involving Pedestrians on The Rise It’s time for Michigan families to celebrate Halloween with community Trick-or-Treating and plenty of fall festival events happening across the state. Tragically, these seasonal celebrations have triggered some of the most dangerous car accidents involving pedestrians, including children, making it one of the top three days of [...]

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 [...]

By |2018-10-23T15:24:37+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Auto Accidents, Legal News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Lansing Man Dies in Wrongful Death Motorcycle Accident

Lansing Intersection Crash Kills Motorcyclist A recent evening crash in East Lansing involving two cars and a motorcycle ended with tragedy. Accident reports described a 68-year-old man from Lansing riding his motorcycle near the intersection of Saginaw and Abbot traveling east when he was suddenly struck by a car pulling out of a private drive. [...]

4 Factors Contributing to Teen Driver Crashes

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 21st – 27th Motor vehicle wrecks continue to be a leading cause of death and injury for drivers ages 16 thru 19 with their likelihood of being involved in a fatal crash three times more than drivers 20 and older. And those statistics resonate here in Michigan too. [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:46:04+00:00October 21st, 2018|Auto Accidents, Drunk Driving, Michigan News, Tips|0 Comments