May 7, 2018

Holiday Season Can Increase Your Risk of a Drunk Driving Accident

People love to gather together for the holidays and celebrate with an eggnog or mulled wine. However, many of those people then cause injury when they decide to drive home after too much to drink and they cause a collision. When a drunk driver crashes into your car and injures you or a member of your family, it can disrupt your holidays, as well as your life for months or even years to come. Drunk drivers should be held completely responsible for all of the losses you experience due to a crash.

May 7, 2018

Steps of a Michigan Car Accident Case

You are likely aware that people who get injured in car accidents often have the right to compensation for their medical bills and other related losses. However, few people are familiar with the legal process of obtaining that compensation until they are injured themselves. The following is just a brief overview of the steps in a Michigan car accident case. It is important to realize that this process can be very complicated and it is critical to have the guidance and help of an experienced car accident attorney.

May 7, 2018

What Is Your Truck Accident Case Worth?

If you own a personal vehicle, you are likely familiar with Michigan’s insurance requirements, which dictate the type and minimum amount of insurance coverage required to own and operate your vehicle. Unlike personal automotive policies, however, the federal government regulates the insurance requirements applicable to commercial motor vehicles such as trucks and semi-trucks. Accordingly, if you have been involved in an accident with a truck or similar commercial vehicle, it is important to consult an attorney with experience handling vehicles insured pursuant to federal regulations in order to maximize your case’s potential worth.

May 7, 2018

Why You Should Always See Your Physician after a Car Accident

After a very serious car accident, a victim may have such serious injuries that emergency medical personnel will transport them directly to the hospital for treatment. In other cases, however, an accident victim may not need emergency transport but may have still suffered injuries from the crash. Such victims may not know whether or not to see a doctor or whether to wait and see if their injuries heal on their own. The following are some reasons why it is always wise to visit the emergency department or your physician following a car accident.

May 7, 2018

Dog Bites Can Cause Much More than Cuts and Bruises

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates1 that about four and one-half million people are injured by dog bites every year. Generally speaking, dog bites are associated with injuries like cuts, scratches, bruises, or others that often result from contact with an animal’s teeth. While it is certainly true that many dog bites result in these kinds of injuries, they can also result in others, many of which may come as a surprise to people unfamiliar with dog bite law. Some of the more common are discussed below.