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Truck Hits Jaywalker: Who Is at Fault?

Key Points of This Article: Though the term jaywalker might seem to imply that the pedestrian is automatically at fault, this isn’t always the case. While jaywalking is illegal, drivers still have a duty to pay attention and remain alert in case anyone walks into the road. That being said, what happens when a truck […]

Michigan Pedestrian Accident Laws You Should Know

A Pedestrian accident is tragic and devastating. More than 80% of pedestrians who are hit by drivers end up dying or suffering from serious injuries. In Michigan alone, more than 100 pedestrians die in traffic accidents every year.  While these incidents can happen by accident, they are most often the result of negligent drivers and […]

Is Jaywalking Illegal in Michigan?

Key Points of This Article: If you are a driver who hit a pedestrian that was jaywalking or if you are the pedestrian who was hit, you may be wondering who is the one at fault, and thus responsible for the accident.  When dealing with cases like this, determining who is at fault will generally […]

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: Be on The Lookout for Dogs, Doorsteps, and Drivers this Halloween Night While this year’s Halloween activities may look a bit different for Michigan families due to COVID-19, the same trick-or-treat dangers will be lurking for those who choose to dress up in their favorite costume and gather candy. Michiganders […]

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 […]