Kalamazoo Archives - Call Lee Free

Kalamazoo Car Accident Injury – Court Rules Plaintiff Can Pursue Pain and Suffering Claim

The Michigan Court of Appeals issued a ruling on a Kalamazoo car accident case this month that was interesting. It allowed the plaintiff to move forward with his case for pain and suffering compensation. The case is called Birchfield v. Chiodo, docket no. 348386 (unpublished, 6/25/2020). The case involves a Western Michigan University student who […]

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 […]

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 […]

Common Pileup Accident Injuries

Injuries to Watch Out for After Being Involved in a Pileup Accident Jayden, one of the most dangerous winter storms to move across the Midwest in more than a decade, was the cause of a handful of multi-vehicle crashes, spin-outs, and pileups due to its accompanying weather-related road hazards. The accidents left many Michigan drivers […]

The 10 Most Traveled Michigan Bridges That Require Repairs

10 Deficient Bridges in Michigan That May Increase Your Accident Risk In early 2019, the historic Mackinac Bridge was closed due to a multi-car crash that included large SUVs, campers, cars, vehicles pulling boats, and semi-trucks. The Luce County Sheriff’s Department says winter weather conditions were to blame. While Michigan’s seasonal patterns can create its […]

Data Shows Van Buren County Has a Dangerous Stretch of I-94

I-94 Crash Data Proves Greater Accident Risk in Van Buren County For several years, Michigan has been listed as a “Deadliest State” for snow and ice-related traffic fatalities by SafeWise, an organization that analyzes the number of fatal car crashes due to cold weather using the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s crash data. In 2017, […]

Steering Problems Lead to Recall of 1 Million GM SUVs

General Motors Recalls 1 Million SUVs For Steering Problems General Motors (GM) announced another U.S. recall of more than a million pickups and popular SUVs. The recall has been initiated because of several known power-assisted steering problems that triggered more 30 accidents and two injuries. The historical car maker said in a release, “the power […]

Illegally Parked Semi-Truck Causes Fatal Kalamazoo Crash

Police Continue to Investigate Deadly Kalamazoo Crash Involving Illegally Parked Semi-Trailer As the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety continues to release new details about the deadly accident that killed a 28-year-old male driver who crashed into a parked semi-trailer picking up vehicles from Seeyle Auto Group, investigators are yet to determine fault. KDPS Lt. Craig Hable […]

What You Should Know About Vehicle Recalls

2018 Update: Fast Facts on Vehicle Recalls Carfax’s 2018 car recall report shows more than 57 million recalled vehicles are actively used on roads in the United States each day. Although this number represents the lowest count of recalled vehicles in years, we feel it is still far too many. Here are some additional fast facts […]