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5 Ways Michigan Weather Will Impact Your Winter Commute

Key Points of This Article: NHTSA data is reporting that Michigan is the most dangerous state for winter driving, with nearly 50 road deaths every year. About 65% of the winter car accidents in Michigan have been linked to drivers driving “too fast for conditions,” according to a Michigan State Police analysis. Despite the many winter weather factors that are [...]

What to Do If Injured in a Michigan Car Accident as a Passenger

Key Points in This Article: In 2018, there were a total of 312,798 traffic crashes in Michigan and passenger injuries were among the 75,838 reported. Common passenger injuries caused by a crash can include whiplash, spinal cord damage, seat belt and airbag injuries, sprains and strains. Injured passengers may need help in determining which party’s insurer pays [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:50:54+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

Car Insurance Companies Use Material Misrepresentation and Fraud to Get Out of Paying Claims In Michigan

Key Points in This Article: Michigan car insurance carriers are aggressively denying claims and refusing to pay Michigan no-fault benefits by alleging fraud or a material misrepresentation in the purchase of the policy. The legal definition of material misrepresentation is the act of intentional hiding or fabrication of a material fact which, if known to [...]

Common Symptoms of Michigan Car Accident Chest Injuries

Key Points in This Article: A car crash that causes a person to hit the steering wheel, be slammed against the dashboard or have a seat belt strain the chest during impact, can cause serious and lasting injuries including, cardiac damage. Cracked or broken ribs, punctured lungs, myocardial (heart) contusions, organ damage and permanent injury [...]

20 Michigan Communities With The Most Deer Crashes

Key Points in This Article: Michigan State Police say approximately 53,000 car-deer accidents are reported each year across the state, 80 percent of which occur between dusk and dawn, and in the months of October and November. The city of Portage in Kalamazoo County was home to the most deer-vehicle accidents reported to police in [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:48:12+00:00November 7th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

Stolen Vehicles and Michigan No-Fault Benefits

Key Points in This Article: People injured in a stolen vehicle can obtain Michigan no-fault benefits as well as pain and suffering compensation against the person who caused the crash. If you are hit by a stolen vehicle, then the insurance carrier for that vehicle will most likely not pay the claim. This author advises [...]

How To Completely Change Your Drowsy Driving Habits

Key Points in This Article: Driving tired can be just as dangerous as driving drunk, and over half of these types of crashes involve deadly head-on collisions. Driving while sleepy only exacerbates bad driver behaviors such as being easily distracted and not being able to react in time to prevent a crash. From 2016-2017, 1,352 Michiganders [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:45:45+00:00October 29th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

5 Trick-Or-Treating Dangers and Halloween Scares

Key Points in this Article: From Detroit to Ann Arbor, annual Halloween celebrations and trick-or-treating fun can unfortunately also be filled with tragedy due to negligent homeowners, pedestrian traffic, loose pets, and unsafe drivers. Unlike any other time of the year, the candy-collecting evening spent outdoors presents a collection of circumstances that together can pose [...]

LA Insurance Selling Short-Term Michigan Auto Policies Again

Key Points in This Article: Despite being banned in 2018, LA Insurance offices are again selling Michigan no-fault insurance policies that expire after only 13 days. People who buy these policies are not aware they are sold as 6-month policies that contain a requirement that a second payment must be made by the 13th day [...]

Preparing For A Fall Motorcycle Ride In Michigan

Michigan is a popular group motorcycling destination, especially during the fall months when the seasonal colors are changing, and there are fewer motorists on the road. Decide on the best Michigan destination comfortable for all and review ride safety guidelines as a group to help ensure the smoothest ride for everyone. When riding as a [...]