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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

Police Cars Stopping to Help Motorists Hit in Two Separate Incidents

Michigan State Police Vehicles Hit While Responding to Winter Accidents According to recent MSP Metro Detroit accident reports, two Michigan State Police (MSP) trooper vehicles were hit after responding to an evening accident on southbound I-75 at Crooks Road in Troy and a separate incident on southbound M-10 at Meyers in Detroit. In Troy, the trooper [...]

By |2019-02-19T01:05:32+00:00February 15th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Detroit, Michigan News, Tips, Troy|0 Comments

Michigan Pedestrian Car Accident Deaths On the Rise

Pedestrian Accidents in Michigan As we all know, pedestrians face dangerous conditions walking along Michigan roadways. Whether its avoiding deteriorating sidewalks and walkways, speeding cars or distracted drivers, walking across busy streets and avenues is not easy. According to a recent Detroit Free Press article, the problem is getting worse than ever, with a record [...]

Insured Michigan Drivers Ranked Best in the Country

Michigan’s Insured Drivers Ranked at the Top for Being Best on The Road A study led and recently released in early 2019 by online insurance resource Quote Wizard says Michigan’s insured drivers are the best in the U.S. The research group sampled incident statistics (with more than two million data points) from the users of online [...]

By |2019-01-26T22:35:39+00:00January 26th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Insurance, Michigan News|0 Comments

Court of Appeals Hold Plaintiffs Can Pursue Pain and Suffering Claim Following Michigan Car Accident

When Can an Accident Victim Receive Pain and Suffering Compensation? Our law office of Michigan car accident injury lawyers gets calls every day from individuals injured in a car accident. Many have very good questions about how the process works and whether they can get money for what they go through. What most people don’t [...]

I-94 Accident Involving Two Semi-Trucks Results in Fatality

Speeding Likely Cause in Fiery Semi-Truck Accident on I-94 The westbound lanes of I-94 at 11 Mile Road were closed for several early morning hours after a deadly crash involving two semi-trucks, one which became engulfed in flames. Michigan State Police report that the crash happened when one of the semi-truck drivers was attempting to [...]

Understanding Birth Defects, Birth Traumas and Birth Injuries

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month One in every 33 babies will be born with a birth defect, leaving these structural changes to an infant’s body at birth accountable for 20 percent of all infant deaths according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most common birth defects are largely unpreventable and [...]