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How To Avoid a Work Zone Crash in Michigan

Key Points of This Article: In 2019, Michigan’s Office of Highway Safety Planning reported more than 5,800 crashes in construction, maintenance, and utility work zones. The majority of work zone crashes in Michigan are avoidable and caused by inattentive, speeding, or distracted motorists. Accident prone areas in Michigan due to 2020 road construction projects include I-75 in […]

Ten Things Every Michigan Driver Should Know

Key Points of This Article: If you become injured or incurred significant damage to your vehicle in an accident, you probably want to understand your options for getting compensated for your losses and how to prove another individual’s negligence. From understanding how the Michigan Left works to the laws behind texting or driving while high, drivers […]

How Long After My Injury Can I Sue in Michigan?

Key Points of This Article: Statute of limitations are strict time frames to file a personal injury claim against another and to preserve the right for compensation and request a legal remedy from a Michigan court. Michigan’s statute of limitations varies for personal injuries depending on the type of claim and may involve motor vehicle […]

Michigan Looks to Strengthen Penalties Against Drivers Who Pass School Buses

Synopsis The highest injury risk for school-age children who take the bus happens while entering or exiting the bus and struck by another vehicle attempting to pass illegally. Local lawmakers are looking at harsher penalties under new bills in the state Legislature to prevent school bus-related accidents caused by motorists who knowingly or repeatedly pass […]

Detroit 9 Year-Old Girl Mauled by Pitbulls

Family is Raising Money to Cover Funeral Costs Three dogs mauled a 9-year-old to death on Detroit’s west side earlier this week. In a tragic and devastating event, Emma Valentina Hernandez was riding her bike when she was attacked by three pit bulls in an alley, only a few yards away from her family home. […]

Wrong Way Car Accidents and Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Synopsis A wrong-way driver crash in Grand Rapids ended with two fatalities on July 30th, highlighting the risk of motorists who accidentally, or haphazardly, drive against traffic. Often, wrong-way crashes occur because the driver is confused, distracted, fatigued, intoxicated, or made a bad decision to speed or pass at the wrong time. In 2017, there […]

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 […]