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8 Ways to Prepare for and Travel Safely During Your Michigan Road Trip

Synopsis As the weather warms up and the spring and summer months quickly fill with popular destination driven activities, road trip season comes alive in Michigan. Spring driving accidents, which can be triggered by tourism-related road users, often trigger serious injuries and sometimes fatal outcomes for drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and even pedestrians. It’s important to [...]

Dangerous Michigan Intersection: University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street

Driver and Pedestrian Safety Concerns Heighten at University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street Intersection When most people drive or walk by the University of Michigan’s iconic painted “Rock” at the intersection of Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street, the last thing they expect is to be involved in a dangerous car or pedestrian accident. [...]

What Are Michigan’s 20 Most Dangerous Intersections?

Drivers Who Speed Make Pontiac, Michigan Intersection Inherently Dangerous Community members and residents near Whittemore Street and Sanford Street in Pontiac, Michigan recently witnessed a terrifying afternoon crash at what most say is one of the city’s most dangerous intersections. Bystanders report seeing a car soaring into a home after it was T-boned by a [...]

Fatal Crash in LaSalle Township Likely Alcohol-Related

Alcohol Suspected in Double Fatal Accident in LaSalle Township Our attorneys were again saddened (but not shocked) to read of the recent double fatality involving what is believed to have been a head-on crash between a motorcycle and small passenger car in LaSalle Township. Accident reports read that both a 53-year-old driver of a motorcycle [...]

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 |2018-05-25T13:36:40+00:00April 11th, 2018|Ann Arbor, Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Changes Could Be Coming to Michigan’s Bike Laws

Will Michigan Lawmakers Finally Adopt Bike-Friendly Safety Laws? With each new year brings the hope for renewed laws and better protections for citizens. And in 2018, it’s been reported by the Associated Press that Michigan lawmakers are proposing to introduce what they call, “some of the nation's strictest bike-safety regulations and tough new penalties for [...]

I Was In A Michigan Car Accident With An Uber, Now What?

What Happens If I Am In An Uber Accident? More and more people are utilizing ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft to get around. Their popularity has increased dramatically over just the past few years, as we can now access rides to almost anywhere with our own cell phone. Uber has become particularly [...]

Workplace Injuries Can Occur As a Result of Discrimination

Jackson Restaurant Said to Have Discriminated Against Pregnant Worker A well-known restaurant with locations in Jackson, Sterling Heights and Ann Arbor, has been accused of illegally firing women after it becomes known the workers are pregnant. Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse in Jackson is under closest review after complaints that managers fired an employee for being six-months pregnant [...]

More Michigan Motorcyclists & Warmer Weather Increase Accident Risks in 2017

Safe Spring Motorcycle Riding With spring’s arrival, motorcyclists are pulling their bikes out from the winter garage and already starting to log the miles across Michigan roadways. Analysts predict there will be another jump in the amounts of motorcycles on the road again this year with latest data (2015) from the Federal Highway Administration showcasing [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:23:44+00:00March 29th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Flint, Motorcycle, Saginaw|0 Comments

Winter Finally Arrives, Brings Deadly Road Conditions

We knew it was coming, and it has. Cold, snow, wind, ice, lake effect snow, sleet, sub-zero temperatures…they’ve all made their way to Michigan. Still, we all have places to go, work to do, school to attend, and so we drive in the cold and the snow and the ice. These conditions can prove deadly [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:09:31+00:00December 9th, 2016|Ann Arbor, Auto Accidents, Lansing|0 Comments