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Truck Hits Jaywalker: Who Is at Fault?

Key Points of This Article: Though the term jaywalker might seem to imply that the pedestrian is automatically at fault, this isn’t always the case. While jaywalking is illegal, drivers still have a duty to pay attention and remain alert in case anyone walks into the road. That being said, what happens when a truck […]

USA Underwriters and Michigan No-Fault Claims

USA Underwriters is now writing a lot of car insurance policies in Michigan. However, it has been our experience that the company is extremely aggressive in delaying payments, denying claims, and outright rescinding policies by alleging fraud on the part of its customers. Our law office handles auto accidents all over Michigan. USA Underwriters has […]

Pedestrian Hit By a Motorcycle: Who is at Fault?

Pedestrians should be able to safely traverse public roads and sidewalks, and yet every year, pedestrians are injured or killed by drivers.  In Michigan alone, there were 183 pedestrian fatalities and 1,453 pedestrian injuries in 2021. These numbers are a tragic reminder that every year, Michigan residents are killed and injured while doing something that […]

What Injuries Can You Get from a Car Accident?

Every year, tens of thousands of Michigan residents suffer serious injuries as a direct result of vehicular accidents. The severity of these crashes can vary greatly — some collisions may only cause minor scrapes and bruises, while others can result in catastrophic or even fatal injuries.  If you were injured in a traffic accident and […]

Most Common Types of Car Accidents

Automobile accidents happen to almost everyone at some point in our lifetime. Thankfully, most do not cause fatalities, but that doesn’t mean everyone walks away unscathed. Even minor injuries lead to significant medical expenses, lost wages, and a decreased ability to do the things you love. Becoming a skilled and attentive driver is the best way […]

Court Rules Michigan Residents Critically Hurt in Car Accidents Can Keep Important Insurance Benefits

Car accident survivors in Michigan were given a victory in July by the state’s Supreme Court. The ruling states that despite a change in Michigan’s car insurance system in 2019, anyone who was catastrophically injured before the law kicked in can continue to bill their insurance company for ongoing care.  What Does the Ruling Mean? […]

Detroit Car Accident Settlement

Our client, a woman in her late 50s who we will call Ms. Smith for confidentiality reasons, suffered serious injuries in a car accident. She was travelling on I-96 in Detroit when another driver was driving too fast for the weather conditions and spun out of control. The at-fault driver struck our client’s vehicle on […]

Can You Sue For Slipping on a Wet Floor?

A slip and fall injury from a wet floor is a very frustrating experience. Sometimes, you can’t even see the danger. However, these falls can cause horrible, sometimes life-changing injuries. When these situations occur, our Michigan slip and fall lawyers can help investigate what happened and see if the property owner was negligent.  But these […]