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Michigan Dog Bite Injury and Provocation

Do You Have a Michigan Dog Bite Injury Case? Each year in Michigan, there are hundreds if not thousands of dog attacks that result in personal injury. These cases are governed by statute under the Michigan dog bite law, or MCL 287.351. The statute is as follows: 287.351 Person bitten by dog; liability of owner [...]

By |2018-12-17T19:00:32+00:00December 14th, 2018|Dog Bite, Personal Injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Michigan Landlord-Tenant Personal Injury – Thompson v. Gibson

The Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of a tenant in a Michigan slip and fall case from Livingston County. In Thompson v. Gibson, docket no. 333733 (unpublished, 8/8/2017), a man was injured while sweeping the back deck of a house he rented when the railing gave way. As a result of his fall, [...]

What is the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan?

What is the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan? The Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP) is a is a program established by the State of Michigan in 1973 to provide access to Michigan no-fault benefits for people injured in a car or truck accident when no applicable car insurance is available. The Michigan no-fault benefits are the [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:55:55+00:00February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Media Can Be Hazardous for Your Personal Injury Case

Put down that selfie stick! If you’ve been involved in an accident and are pursuing an injury claim, it’s critical you understand the impact social media can have on your case. In fact, a single post or check-in can sink your claim entirely. It's best just not to mix social media and personal injury claims [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:55:58+00:00October 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Michigan State House Passes Sidewalk Immunity Bill

By a 55-51 margin, today the State House passed HB 4686. This bill seeks to effectively give all cities, townships and other municipalities full immunity from civil liability due to defective sidewalks. Under current law, to prove a sidewalk defect case the plaintiff must show the defective sidewalk had at least a 2 inch vertical differential [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:08+00:00December 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michigan State House Passes Sidewalk Immunity Bill

Toledo Social Security Disability Lawyers

Helping Clients Get Benefits Whether you have been denied disability benefits in the past or you are seeking benefits for a recent injury or disease, it is important to know your rights and work with an experienced, caring Toledo Social Security Disability law firm who can effectively navigate the Social Security system on your behalf. For [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:08+00:00November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Toledo Social Security Disability Lawyers

What are the Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries

Michigan Workers Compensation Lawyers Workplace injuries are a common occurrence and effect thousands of workers in the United States every year. In fact, 591,000 workers sustained a workplace injury in 2011 and 2012. The Michigan worker's compensation system is in place to help workers while on the job. Although the system is slanted to protect [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:09+00:00October 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What are the Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries

Michigan No-Fault Law – Wage Loss Benefits

So you are injured in a car accident and unable to work. The bills are piling up, you job doesn’t offer any type of short-term disability and the stress level is through the roof. What can you do? The answer can be found in the Michigan No-Fault Law. Under the Michigan No-Fault Law, individuals injured [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:10+00:00July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michigan No-Fault Law – Wage Loss Benefits

Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association – New House Bill Seeks to End the Secrecy

A few weeks ago, a bill in the state house was introduced that would dramatically open up how auto insurance rates are set by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA). Currently, the MCCA charges all motorists $150 per vehicle to provide unlimited medical care for victims injured in motor vehicle accidents after the auto insurer [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:10+00:00July 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association – New House Bill Seeks to End the Secrecy

Michigan Social Security Lawyer – Residual Functional Capacity

In order to evaluate your condition and determine if you meet the overall disability requirements for receiving SSD, the Social Security Administration will assess your “physical residual functional capacity” (physical RFC). This occurs if you have not met the SSA’s Bluebook definition. To help determine whether a claimant is disabled, a claims examiner on behalf [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:10+00:00June 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michigan Social Security Lawyer – Residual Functional Capacity