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Lawmakers & Insurance Companies Team Up Again to Go After Michigan No-Fault Law

Back To The Future – Michigan No-Fault Law Under Attack Again After failing to pass last fall, the Michigan legislature is once again going to introduce bills in Lansing seeking to radically alter the Michigan no-fault law and Michigan car accident law. The latest bills, which have not been introduced yet, are expected to outright [...]

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 [...]

Hospital Staffing Issues and Overworked Nurses Put Patients at Risk

Nurses Who Work Overtime Could Put Patient Care At Risk and Contribute to Increase in Hospital Errors In 2016, Johns Hopkins University researchers concluded that medical errors kill more than 250,000 people a year, making it the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. While there are many quality health care systems in Michigan to acknowledge, some [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:08:42+00:00December 18th, 2017|Lansing, Medical Negligence|0 Comments

Buggy Accident in Montcalm County Kills Three Children

Triple-Fatal-Buggy Crash in Montcalm County Highlights Greater Need for Roadside Awareness A Michigan family was headed to their Old Order Mennonite church when they and their horse-drawn buggy were involved in an accident with a Dodge 4×4 pickup truck. The horrific accident took place on a two-lane stretch in central Michigan’s Evergreen Township in Montcalm [...]

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 [...]

Lansing Woman’s Forklift Injury Shines Light on Workplace Accidents

Lansing Woman Struck By Forklift, Injured After Being Pinned Beneath A 60-year-old woman from Lansing was recently hit by a forklift - and then pinned beneath the heavy equipment - while at her job at SA Automotive in Webberville. Another worker, a 57-year-old man, had been operating the forklift in reverse when the Powered Industrial [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:07:23+00:00September 23rd, 2017|Lansing, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation|0 Comments

Michigan’s Most Dangerous Intersections During Winter Months

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS WHEN TRAVELING THROUGH SNOW AND ICE FILLED INTERSECTIONS MLive's Chief Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa recently compiled a list of Michigan’s most dangerous intersections when snow and ice are present. He used accident reports from the Michigan State Police dating 2012 - 2016. Ice, snow, wind and below-freezing temperatures often combine to make winter [...]

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

Michigan Bike Accident – Tragedy and Solutions

Michigan Bicycle Accident Lawyers The tragic and absolutely devastating bicycle deaths that occurred near Kalamazoo last week highlight the growing problems bicyclists and motorists are facing on Michigan roadways. The accident occurred when a man driving a pickup truck plowed into a group of bicyclists. The collision results in the deaths of 5 bicyclists, with [...]

Michigan Worker’s Compensation Carriers and Companies Raking in Millions

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) announced this week that worker’s compensation premiums are expected to drop 6.9% in 2016. This is on top of a premium decrease of 6.5% in 2015. Since 2011, when the state legislature and Governor Snyder passed and signed into law legislation that provided employers and their [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:09:57+00:00October 6th, 2015|Lansing, Opinion, Politics, Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Michigan Worker’s Compensation Carriers and Companies Raking in Millions