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Michigan Motorcycle Accident Risk Factors

Synopsis According to the CDC, registered motorcycle users have gone up by more than 60 percent since 2000, and motorcycle fatalities have more than doubled. Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to experience a fatal crash than drivers or passengers in cars. Riders involved in an accident are incredibly vulnerable to severe injuries or death [...]

Compensation for Injuries That Occur While Performing Maintenance on Their Vehicles

You Can Get No-Fault Benefits If You Are Hurt While Working on Your Vehicle Performing maintenance on your car and truck is a normal part of everyday life. Making sure the piece of equipment that can get you from point A to point B is working and in good shape is important. But what happens [...]

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 [...]

Time Around the Holidays is a Hotbed for Drunk Driving & Other Risky Behaviors

Michigan Traffic Fatalities Doubled Over 2018 Holiday Season Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness and Reduction Efforts) is a national safe driving campaign aimed at reducing traffic crashes and fatalities on U.S. highways and is led by state and highway patrol agencies from all 50 states. The lifesaving program began in 1977 as a collaborative effort between [...]

What Do I Have To Prove In My Detroit Car Accident Injury Case?

Detroit Pain and Suffering Injury Cases Getting compensation following a car accident is not easy. Contrary to what people are told or mistakenly think, just because you are involved in a Michigan car wreck does not mean you get money. There are a number of elements one must prove before receiving compensation from the insurance [...]

Michigan Man Dies After Rear-Ending Snow Plow

Upper Peninsula Man Dies in County Snowplow Accident Michigan drivers may be better than most at driving in heavy snow, ice, and slush yet tragic accidents still occur each year and some ironically involve work vehicles assigned to the state-maintained highway system to protect drivers from snow and ice buildups. Authorities in Ontonagon County recently [...]

Should I Disclose My Accident Claim In Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy and Accident Injury Claims Sometimes the financial pitfalls of life become too much. With mounting credit card bills, car payments, outstanding rent or unpaid mortgage bills, as well as other debts, the ability to make payments becomes impossible and the mountain of debt becomes crushing. When this occurs, bankruptcy can be a viable option [...]

The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg 2018 Year In Review

2018 Case Review and Large Settlements Represented by The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, P.C. As we welcome 2019 with reading cheer and more educational posts for our blog followers, we also wanted to take a few minutes to review a few personal injury cases that ended in great favor for several of our clients [...]

Dangerous Michigan Intersection: University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street

Driver and Pedestrian Safety Concerns Heighten at University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street Intersection When most people drive or walk by the University of Michigan’s iconic painted “Rock” at the intersection of Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street, the last thing they expect is to be involved in a dangerous car or pedestrian accident. [...]

I-94 Drowsy Driving Accident Part of a Larger Michigan Trend

Young, Drowsy Driver Causes Rollover Crash on I-94 Michigan State Police recently reported a 9 a.m., weekend rollover crash on Interstate 94, east of Telegraph Road, near Pelham Road. The accident report says the car was carrying four passengers, ages 19 to 33-years-old. The driver, a 20-year-old Melvindale resident, was believed to have been asleep [...]