A fallen tree has downed a power line and barricaded the street in a small town after a storm.

A Downed Power Line Can Be Downright Dangerous

In the United States, there are over 400 electrocutions and more than 4,000 non-fatal electrical injuries every year. The highest fatality rates are due to contact with a downed power line. If you were injured or someone you love was killed by electr… Read More
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Insurance assessor inspecting damaged vehicle. Concept for uninsured motorist claim.

How Much Is My UM / UIM Claim Worth?

After a car accident, an injured person in Michigan can recover no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits from their own insurance carrier, regardless of who caused the accident. An injured driver can also pursue financial recovery from the… Read More
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Personal Injury Claim process

What To Expect in a Personal Injury Trial

When an accident causes a personal injury, you begin your claim by notifying the other party’s insurance company and working to resolve your case. If settlement negotiations are unsuccessful or the other party disputes who was at fault for causing… Read More
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Mature truck diver feeling tired and yawning during the ride. Concept for Truck Driver Fatigue: Drowsy Truck Drivers Put Others at Risk.

Truck Driver Fatigue: Drowsy Truck Drivers Put Others at Risk

Truck driver fatigue is one of most common causes of trucking accidents in Michigan. When truck drivers are tired, they increase the risk of causing an accident. To address the issue, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which reg… Read More
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Court of Law Trial in Session: Honorable Female Judge Pronouncing Sentence, striking Gavel. Concept for evaluating your case is best for you settle or go to court.

Should I Settle or Go to Court?

When you are injured in an accident and someone else was at fault, you want justice and deserve compensation. Many people believe that a trial is the only way to receive fair compensation for their injuries. But did you know that over 95% of personal… Read More
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Anxious female passenger looking at road, poor taxi services, traffic jam concept for Passenger Injuries in a Michigan Car Accident.

Passenger Injuries in a Michigan Car Accident

“I was injured in a car accident as a passenger. What are my legal options?” As Michigan personal injury lawyers, this is a question we frequently hear. While no one wants to be hurt in a car accident, you are entitled to compensation and can fil… Read More
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Traffic on highway - looking through rear view mirror concept for Industry Standard in a Truck Accident Case.

Using Industry Standards in a Truck Accident Case

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) were established in 2000 to regulate the trucking industry. These laws apply to all commercial trucking companies and truck drivers in the US and are intended to promote safety on US highways. Unfo… Read More
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Senior woman falling down-stumbled on a door Concept for Understanding the Statute of Limitations in a Michigan Personal Injury Negligence Claim

Understanding the Statute of Limitations in a Michigan Personal Injury Negligence Claim

The statute of limitations is the law that establishes how long you have to file a lawsuit. It is a critical aspect of any personal injury claim. What Is the Personal Injury Negligence Statute of Limitations? In Michigan, the personal injury statute… Read More
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Trucks on interstate highway break lights flashing red. Concept for Using Black Box Data to Establish Liability in a Truck Accident

Using Black Box Data to Establish Liability in a Truck Accident

Before discussing how to prove liability in a trucking accident, it is important to understand that accidents involving semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles are vastly different from a typical car accident injury claim. While both types of… Read More
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Trucking Accident with significant damage from t-bone collision. Concept for Truck Accident Claims Process.

Truck Accident Claims Process

Many people mistakenly believe the truck accident injury claims process is the same as filing a claim after a car accident. But the trucking industry is complicated and highly regulated. Complex state and federal rules apply, and multiple companies c… Read More
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