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Car Crashes Are a Leading Cause of Death for Pregnant Women

Tragic Grand Rapids Crash Kills Pregnant Woman A 28-year-old mother of four died in a two-vehicle crash in Northwest Grand Rapids on August 11. The woman was pregnant at the time of the accident, and the infant was delivered via emergency cesarean section but died the next day. Police reports say the late morning crash occurred [...]

New Bill Prevents Michigan Communities from Banning Particular Dog Breeds

Bill Says Michigan Communities Can’t Ban Certain Dog Breeds To Protect Against Attacks A new bill has been passed in Michigan targeting dog breed legislation. Senate Bill 741 is trying to prevent the banning of pit bulls and other breeds some communities have deemed dangerous. Animal groups across the country have spoken out in favor of [...]

By |2018-06-18T22:56:52+00:00March 14th, 2018|Dog Bite, Grand Rapids, Legal News|0 Comments

What Steps Do You Need to Take After Getting In an Uber or Lyft Car Accident?

Michigan Ride Share Laws Along with Uber, Lyft has become an increasingly popular ride sharing service utilized by people across the state of Michigan. Whether you are picking up a ride in Royal Oak, going downtown in Detroit, going to a friend’s home in Saginaw or going out for dinner in Grand Rapids, Lyft drivers [...]

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 [...]

The Steinberg Law Firm Congratulates All High School Football Participants

2017 Michigan High School Football Championships: Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Michigan high school football championship games took place at Ford Field in Detroit. The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, P.C. congratulates all the schools, coaches, players and their families for earning a memorable trip to the finals. Although there can only be one champion in [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:43:31+00:00November 30th, 2017|Detroit, Farmington Hills, Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Warren|0 Comments

University of Michigan Greek Life Faces Numerous Hazing Allegations

University of Michigan Suspends Greek Life Activities as Several Fraternities Face Hazing Allegations The University of Michigan’s newspaper recently reported that the University’s student-run Interfraternity Council has suspended all Greek Life social activities and new member education programs in the wake of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, hazing and drug use. The suspension has banned [...]

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 [...]

Balloon Weight Loss Deaths Shine Light on Medical Device Recalls

FDA Connects Five Deaths to Popular Weight Loss Balloon Treatments The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently confirmed that a balloon weight loss system designed to treat obesity has killed five patients since 2016. Four of the five patients were using the FDA-approved liquid-filled gastric balloon devices, ORBERA® Intragastric Balloon Systems, a brand manufactured by Apollo [...]

Disqualifications For Michigan No-Fault PIP Benefits

5 Instances Where Michigan Drivers Can Lose Their No-Fault Benefits Entitlement to Michigan no-fault benefits following a Michigan car accident is the foundation of Michigan car accident law. Under the Michigan No-Fault Law, almost all individuals accidentally injured in a Michigan car wreck are entitled to certain no-fault benefits. These benefits are generous and include [...]

Changes in No Fault Law: How They Will Affect Your Case

Covenant Medical Center v. State Farm – What Was the Ruling And What Are Some of the Effects? Last month, the Michigan Supreme Court released the most important ruling the Court has issued on personal injury law in years. In Covenant Medical Center v. State Farm, docket no. 152758, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that [...]