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Pedestrian Hit By a Motorcycle: Who is at Fault?

Pedestrians should be able to safely traverse public roads and sidewalks, and yet every year, pedestrians are injured or killed by drivers.  In Michigan alone, there were 183 pedestrian fatalities and 1,453 pedestrian injuries in 2021. These numbers are a tragic reminder that every year, Michigan residents are killed and injured while doing something that […]

Miscarriage After Car Accident: What You Need to Know

Key Points of this Article: Mothers who have lost their pregnancy after a car crash can file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault driver for the collision. The state of Michigan allows mothers who have lost their pregnancy to recover loss of consortium damages. The Michigan no-fault law allows pregnant women who have suffered […]

Why Michigan Motorcycle Crashes Are Getting More Dangerous & Deadly

Key Points of This Article: Michigan Motorcycle Accident Trends Show Crashes Are Fewer, But Much More Serious The Skilled Motorcyclist Association – Responsible, Trained and Educated Riders, Inc. (SMARTER) has released data reported annually by the Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit and The National Motorcycle Institute Fatality Reporting System on the most recent […]

Michigan’s Most Dangerous Intersection Is In Sterling Heights

Key Points of This Article: Michigan’s most problematic intersections are often due to drivers who speed through traffic signals, are distracted, or disregard four-way stop rules. In Sterling Heights, Farmington Hills, Ann Arbor, Southfield, and Bloomfield, intersections, including roundabouts, continue to top the state’s list for most crashes. The Michigan intersection with the highest increase […]

Common Motorcycle Injuries to Michigan Riders

Key Points of This Article: Motorcycles, sometimes called motorbikes, bikes, or cycles, have a popular culture in the Midwest. Some have been designed as street bikes, cruisers, sportsters, touring cycles, and mopeds, while others serve as hobby or lifestyle bikes or were purchased as an economical choice of transportation. Each is made for specific purposes. […]

What Types of Motorcycle Insurance Should I Look For?

Key Points of This Article: Motorcycle Insurance Options That Best Protect Injured Riders According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, nearly 260,000 motorcycles are registered in Michigan each year, resulting in about 2,750 crashes. Motorcycle accidents often involve some of the worst-case scenarios and injuries, including catastrophic brain and spinal cord injuries that […]

How Long Do I Have to File A Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit in Michigan?

Key Points of This Article: Accident Claim Deadlines for Injured Motorcyclists in Michigan In 2018, 36,560 people were killed in traffic crashes, of which 4,985 were motorcycle fatalities. And for the many more thousands who were injured while riding a motorcycle, their recovery has likely been long and challenging, often requiring costly rehabilitation, painful surgeries, […]