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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 [...]

I-94 Accident Involving Two Semi-Trucks Results in Fatality

Speeding Likely Cause in Fiery Semi-Truck Accident on I-94 The westbound lanes of I-94 at 11 Mile Road were closed for several early morning hours after a deadly crash involving two semi-trucks, one which became engulfed in flames. Michigan State Police report that the crash happened when one of the semi-truck drivers was attempting to [...]

Time Around the Holidays is a Hotbed for Drunk Driving & Other Risky Behaviors

Michigan Traffic Fatalities Doubled Over 2018 Holiday Season Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness and Reduction Efforts) is a national safe driving campaign aimed at reducing traffic crashes and fatalities on U.S. highways and is led by state and highway patrol agencies from all 50 states. The lifesaving program began in 1977 as a collaborative effort between [...]

A Review of Michigan School Bus Safety Laws

Metro Detroit Drivers Get Lesson from Police in School Bus Safety Everyone across the nation, including those of us at The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, were saddened of learning about the tragic school bus accident in Indiana that took the lives of three young children and left another in critical condition. With the investigation [...]

Halloween a Dangerous Holiday for Walkers

Halloween Drunk Driving Accidents Involving Pedestrians on The Rise It’s time for Michigan families to celebrate Halloween with community Trick-or-Treating and plenty of fall festival events happening across the state. Tragically, these seasonal celebrations have triggered some of the most dangerous car accidents involving pedestrians, including children, making it one of the top three days of [...]

Lansing Man Dies in Wrongful Death Motorcycle Accident

Lansing Intersection Crash Kills Motorcyclist A recent evening crash in East Lansing involving two cars and a motorcycle ended with tragedy. Accident reports described a 68-year-old man from Lansing riding his motorcycle near the intersection of Saginaw and Abbot traveling east when he was suddenly struck by a car pulling out of a private drive. [...]

5 Different Driving Errors Exemplified By Michigan Accidents

5 Michigan Accidents Caused by Common Driver Errors Motor vehicle crashes that cause tragedy and hardship for the families of those killed and painful, lifelong injuries for survivors create havoc on Michigan’s city streets and highways each day. In 2017, traffic crash data provided by Michigan State Police (MSP) tallied 1,028 motor vehicle fatalities and [...]

Fatal Crash in LaSalle Township Likely Alcohol-Related

Alcohol Suspected in Double Fatal Accident in LaSalle Township Our attorneys were again saddened (but not shocked) to read of the recent double fatality involving what is believed to have been a head-on crash between a motorcycle and small passenger car in LaSalle Township. Accident reports read that both a 53-year-old driver of a motorcycle [...]

Bad Driving Has Left Several Bicycling Children Dead in Michigan

Tragic Summer Bicycle Deaths Take Aim Against Bad Drivers Already this month, deadly Michigan bike accidents, all involving children, have become all too common due to poor driver decisions such as driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding, and driving without a license and proper road training. Mosherville Road in Hillsdale Michigan State Police are investigating a [...]

Illegally Parked Semi-Truck Causes Fatal Kalamazoo Crash

Police Continue to Investigate Deadly Kalamazoo Crash Involving Illegally Parked Semi-Trailer As the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety continues to release new details about the deadly accident that killed a 28-year-old male driver who crashed into a parked semi-trailer picking up vehicles from Seeyle Auto Group, investigators are yet to determine fault. KDPS Lt. Craig Hable [...]