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Detroit Hit-and-Run Car Accidents, What To Do Next

Key Points of This Article: A recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that nearly 20% of victims of fatal hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians or bicyclists, compared to just one percent of all vehicle deaths resulting from hit-and-run crashes.  While hit-and-run accidents can happen anywhere, Metro Michigan communities like Detroit are home […]

How Parking Lot Accidents Happen and Who Is At Fault

Key Points of This Article: According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an average of 91,000 people will be injured annually in parking lot accidents, and 35% are nonoccupants. Parking lot accidents should be treated like any other car, truck, bicycle, or pedestrian accident when injuries are sustained, or property is damaged. Some people will […]

3 Causes of Trick-or-Treat Halloween Injuries

Key Points of This Article: Unlike any other time of the year, trick-or-treating night presents a mixed bag of challenges proven to increase personal injuries to pedestrians and motorists. Children are more than twice as likely to be injured in a pedestrian accident on Halloween than on any other day or night throughout the year.  […]

What Types of Motorcycle Insurance Should I Look For?

Key Points of This Article: It is estimated that in some parts of Michigan, up to 50% of motorists do not have insurance coverage, making it difficult for motorcyclists to recover from an accident caused by another driver. Several types of motorcycle insurance policies can be purchased and include options for extra coverage, such as […]

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 […]

How Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen?

Synopsis Official numbers from the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) show there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in U.S. traffic crashes in 2017. 156 pedestrians were killed in a Michigan traffic accident or crash in 2017, 28 of which occurred in the urban communities of Detroit. A preliminary report published by the Governors Highway Safety Association […]

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 […]

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 […]