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What to Do If Injured in a Michigan Car Accident as a Passenger

Key Points in This Article: In 2018, there were a total of 312,798 traffic crashes in Michigan and passenger injuries were among the 75,838 reported. Common passenger injuries caused by a crash can include whiplash, spinal cord damage, seat belt and airbag injuries, sprains and strains. Injured passengers may need help in determining which party’s insurer pays [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:50:54+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

What Restaurant Delivery Drivers Need to Know About Car Accidents

Key Points in This Article: Grocery and restaurant delivery services have become extremely popular in Michigan over the past three years, especially in metro areas like Detroit, Lansing, Flint, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids. Most car insurance companies have an exclusion for workers who use their car as a business, including delivering food and groceries [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:23:09+00:00November 25th, 2019|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Drunk Driving Season Begins on Thanksgiving Eve in Michigan

Key Points in This Article: Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that’s one person every 48 minutes. From 2012 to 2016, over 800 people died in alcohol-impaired car crashes throughout the Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday evening to Monday morning. Historically, the night before Thanksgiving is the most popular bar [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:49:41+00:00November 18th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Drunk Driving|0 Comments

Common Symptoms of Michigan Car Accident Chest Injuries

Key Points in This Article: A car crash that causes a person to hit the steering wheel, be slammed against the dashboard or have a seat belt strain the chest during impact, can cause serious and lasting injuries including, cardiac damage. Cracked or broken ribs, punctured lungs, myocardial (heart) contusions, organ damage and permanent injury [...]

Michigan Road Fatalities Spiked in October

Key Points in the Article: Every year, roughly 1.3 million people die in car accidents worldwide – an average of 3,287 deaths per day. Nearly 60% of police-reported fatal car accidents involve only one vehicle. The most fatal car accidents happen in the summer months of June through September and peak again in October. There [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:40:03+00:00November 11th, 2019|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

20 Michigan Communities With The Most Deer Crashes

Key Points in This Article: Michigan State Police say approximately 53,000 car-deer accidents are reported each year across the state, 80 percent of which occur between dusk and dawn, and in the months of October and November. The city of Portage in Kalamazoo County was home to the most deer-vehicle accidents reported to police in [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:48:12+00:00November 7th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

Stolen Vehicles and Michigan No-Fault Benefits

Key Points in This Article: People injured in a stolen vehicle can obtain Michigan no-fault benefits as well as pain and suffering compensation against the person who caused the crash. If you are hit by a stolen vehicle, then the insurance carrier for that vehicle will most likely not pay the claim. This author advises [...]

No-Fault Bulletin No. 5 – New Third-Party Law

Key Points in This Article: This bulletin will evaluate the changes to third-party negligence cases under the new Michigan no-fault law. With the Public Act 21 of 2019, a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families and anyone who uses a car, truck or motorcycle in this state are possible. An individual who [...]

How To Completely Change Your Drowsy Driving Habits

Key Points in This Article: Driving tired can be just as dangerous as driving drunk, and over half of these types of crashes involve deadly head-on collisions. Driving while sleepy only exacerbates bad driver behaviors such as being easily distracted and not being able to react in time to prevent a crash. From 2016-2017, 1,352 Michiganders [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:45:45+00:00October 29th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

LA Insurance Selling Short-Term Michigan Auto Policies Again

Key Points in This Article: Despite being banned in 2018, LA Insurance offices are again selling Michigan no-fault insurance policies that expire after only 13 days. People who buy these policies are not aware they are sold as 6-month policies that contain a requirement that a second payment must be made by the 13th day [...]