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10 Back to School Safety Tips for Your Teen

Synopsis About 100 children in the United States are killed every year while traveling to or from school, and 25,000 others sustain serious injuries as a result of school zone crashes, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. Congested intersections and crosswalks, impaired drivers, inattentive and distracted drivers, as well as motorists who speed or drive too [...]

How The Michigan No-Fault Law Changes Affect Medicaid

Bulletin #4 – What the Change in the No-Fault Law Means for Medicaid    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 [...]

Wrong Way Car Accidents and Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Synopsis A wrong-way driver crash in Grand Rapids ended with two fatalities on July 30th, highlighting the risk of motorists who accidentally, or haphazardly, drive against traffic. Often, wrong-way crashes occur because the driver is confused, distracted, fatigued, intoxicated, or made a bad decision to speed or pass at the wrong time. In 2017, there [...]

50 Michigan Cities Ranked by Worst and Best Drivers

Synopsis Car insurance analysts often name Michigan drivers the best, and now QuoteWizard.com has ranked the 50 largest cities in the state the same way by analyzing over 500,000 insurance quotes of drivers. The cities were reviewed and ranked best and worst using the highest number of incidents, accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, and tickets. The [...]

How Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen?

Synopsis Official numbers from the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) show there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in U.S. traffic crashes in 2017. 156 pedestrians were killed in a Michigan traffic accident or crash in 2017, 28 of which occurred in the urban communities of Detroit. A preliminary report published by the Governors Highway Safety Association [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]