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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 [...]

What Do I Have To Prove In My Detroit Car Accident Injury Case?

Detroit Pain and Suffering Injury Cases Getting compensation following a car accident is not easy. Contrary to what people are told or mistakenly think, just because you are involved in a Michigan car wreck does not mean you get money. There are a number of elements one must prove before receiving compensation from the insurance [...]

Michigan Man Dies After Rear-Ending Snow Plow

Upper Peninsula Man Dies in County Snowplow Accident Michigan drivers may be better than most at driving in heavy snow, ice, and slush yet tragic accidents still occur each year and some ironically involve work vehicles assigned to the state-maintained highway system to protect drivers from snow and ice buildups. Authorities in Ontonagon County recently [...]

Should I Disclose My Accident Claim In Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy and Accident Injury Claims Sometimes the financial pitfalls of life become too much. With mounting credit card bills, car payments, outstanding rent or unpaid mortgage bills, as well as other debts, the ability to make payments becomes impossible and the mountain of debt becomes crushing. When this occurs, bankruptcy can be a viable option [...]

The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg 2018 Year In Review

2018 Case Review and Large Settlements Represented by The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, P.C. As we welcome 2019 with reading cheer and more educational posts for our blog followers, we also wanted to take a few minutes to review a few personal injury cases that ended in great favor for several of our clients [...]

Dangerous Michigan Intersection: University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street

Driver and Pedestrian Safety Concerns Heighten at University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street Intersection When most people drive or walk by the University of Michigan’s iconic painted “Rock” at the intersection of Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street, the last thing they expect is to be involved in a dangerous car or pedestrian accident. [...]

I-94 Drowsy Driving Accident Part of a Larger Michigan Trend

Young, Drowsy Driver Causes Rollover Crash on I-94 Michigan State Police recently reported a 9 a.m., weekend rollover crash on Interstate 94, east of Telegraph Road, near Pelham Road. The accident report says the car was carrying four passengers, ages 19 to 33-years-old. The driver, a 20-year-old Melvindale resident, was believed to have been asleep [...]

An Overview of Michigan Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Michigan Nursing Home Abuse Laws Rank Well - Yet Neglect Still Happens An alarming statistic: The National Center on Elder Abuse reports more than 95 percent of elder abuse cases go unreported every year. And even though Michigan recently ranked No. 4 (Wallethub, 2018) for having some of the best elder abuse protections in the [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:14:09+00:00December 21st, 2018|Detroit, Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

Data Shows Van Buren County Has a Dangerous Stretch of I-94

I-94 Crash Data Proves Greater Accident Risk in Van Buren County For several years, Michigan has been listed as a “Deadliest State” for snow and ice-related traffic fatalities by SafeWise, an organization that analyzes the number of fatal car crashes due to cold weather using the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s crash data. In 2017, [...]

By |2018-12-20T13:13:18+00:00December 20th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Kalamazoo, Semi-Truck Accidents, Tips|0 Comments

Distracted Driving Crashes Spike During the Holiday Season

Crashes Over Holiday Season Predicted to Surge Due to Distracted Driving Fatalities and serious injuries from motor vehicle crashes remain on the rise throughout the busy holiday season, reaching an alarming height between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. While drunk and impaired drivers stay responsible for contributing to high numbers, another cause has emerged. University of [...]