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Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Leaving the Scene of an Accident In the state of Michigan, driving is a privilege, not a right. Drivers must meet certain requirements and fulfill specific responsibilities to be allowed the privilege to operate a vehicle legally. One of those responsibilities is an expectation that if you are involved in an accident, you will stop […]

What Is The Open and Obvious Doctrine?

Slip and fall cases and premises liability cases in general are not easy. These cases involve not only proving negligence on the part of the property owner, landlord or property manager, but also proving the injured person was not negligent in causing his or her own injuries. In Michigan, these cases are especially difficult due […]

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 […]

Child’s Death And Serious Injuries Fuel Peloton Treadmill Recall

Key Points of This Article: Two weeks after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned consumers, Peloton has agreed to recall more than 125,000 of its treadmills responsible for dozens of dangerous incidents, including a child’s death. Consumers who have purchased a recalled treadmill should immediately stop using it and report any injuries caused by the product. Almost […]

Do I Have to Buy Michigan No-Fault Insurance?

Michigan’s auto insurance laws are confusing. With so many rules it sometimes can be overwhelming. Michigan is a no-fault state, meaning a person can obtain certain benefits following a Michigan car crash, without regard to fault. What are No-Fault Benefits? Michigan no-fault benefits include the payment of hospital bills, doctor bills, lost wages, prescriptions, household […]