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Eric Steinberg Acknowledged as a Pacesetter by the Michigan Association for Justice

Synopsis Law Office of Lee Steinberg attorney Eric Steinberg has been acknowledged as a Pacesetter by the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ). Steinberg is also on MAJ’s Executive Board and a monthly contributor to Justice PAC where he shares his experiences and expertise on personal injury law. Eric serves clients in a broad range of [...]

By |2019-06-19T02:51:15+00:00June 19th, 2019|Firm News, Legal News, Michigan News|0 Comments

How Parents Can Help Their Children Avoid Car Accidents

Synopsis The ‘100 Deadliest Days’ is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when more people are killed in crashes involving a teen driver than any other time of the year. Michigan State Police data analyzed by the University of Michigan shows teens who choose to participate in distracted driving activities remain the most [...]

The Destruction of the “Grand Bargain” – Republican No-Fault Bills and Third-Party Claims

Michigan No-Fault Injury Lawyers Since SB 1 and HB 4397 were introduced out of nowhere a few weeks ago, all the talk in Lansing and throughout the state has centered around PIP choice and the limitations on medical coverage both legislative pieces entail. This is not surprising given the proposals are radical, seeking to curtail [...]

Heads They Win, Tails You Lose – Insurance Companies Win Either Way on Republican PIP No-Fault Legislation

Bill Passes with Little Notice and No Debate Last week, the Michigan legislature passed two separate bills aimed at attacking and effectively ending the Michigan no-fault law. There is no question that auto insurance rates are too high in Michigan. But the two proposals – SB 1 and HB 4397 – are completely one-sided insurance [...]

How Should Michigan Test for Marijuana Impaired Drivers?

Synopsis Michigan voters approved the use of recreational marijuana last November, making it the 10th state and the first in the Midwest to legalize the drug derived from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. While several U.S. states have set a blood level for impaired driving due to THC, a chemical found in marijuana, recommendations have [...]

Michigan Senate Takes Aim to Destroy No-Fault Once Again

Michigan No-Fault Law Comes Under Siege The Michigan Senate GOP is taking another swing at the Michigan No-Fault Law. And the new Senate Bill 1 is a doozy. For years now the insurance lobby and Republican legislatures have attempted to remove unlimited medical coverage and other benefits available to individuals injured in a Michigan car [...]

I-94 Semi Truck Crash Near Detroit Proves Deadly

Synopsis On the afternoon of March 7, a semi-truck operator fatally rear-ended a driver in Metro Detroit’s St. Clair Shore area. The crash triggered multiple injuries to other highway travelers when the semi-truck also rolled atop two other vehicles. The 31-year-old driver of the 2006 Peterbilt told police he simply could not stop in time [...]

Michigan Appeals Court Finds Walkway Not Fit For Intended Use in Landlord-Tenant Injury Case

Michigan Landlord-Tenant Law - A Win for the Injured Party The Michigan Court of Appeals issued an important ruling on landlord-tenant personal injury cases. The case, Estate of Daniel Trueblood v. P&G Apartments, LLC, (docket no. 340642 published on 3/12/2019), could have far reaching implications as it may allow injured tenants to pursue cases for [...]

Detroit Leads Large Cities in Pedestrian Car Accident Deaths

In February of 2019, The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a preliminary report addressing the several causes for the increase in pedestrian fatalities nationwide. The report shows the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2018 was 6,227, the largest increase in more than three decades. Many factors contributed to the rise [...]

Cell Phone, Text Messaging, and Social Media Among Top Driver Distractions

Statistics Show Michigan Drivers Are Increasingly Operating While Distracted Each day in the United States, approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes reported to involve a distracted driver, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. And Michigan drivers are heavily contributing to the bad driving behavior trend. University [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:03:36+00:00February 25th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Michigan News, Personal Injury|0 Comments