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4 Common Mistakes When Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit

August 15, 2019 in Personal Injury,

No one thinks about what will happen if they’re involved in a car accident. Still fewer people think about what will happen in the aftermath, which is why most people make mistakes that could hurt a future case It’s understandable. You’re scared and hurt and...

Know Your Rights Regarding Sexual Assault in the Workplace

July 18, 2019 in Personal Injury,

The typical worker spends 33% of their time (55 hours) each week participating in work-related activities. The time we spend at work has a significant effect on our overall emotional and physical health. If you’re a victim of sexual assault in the workplace, those 55...

A Hotel May Be Held Responsible If a Guest Is Bit By a Spider

July 01, 2019 in Personal Injury,

A hotel guest sued a Michigan hotel after he was bitten by a brown recluse spider while staying in the hotel As a result of the bite, the guest sustained severe and permanent injuries to his leg. The guest argued that the hotel had a...

New Company, New Scrutiny for Electric Scooters in Detroit

June 27, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Detroit has a flock of new residents coming to town—electric scooters.  A fourth electric scooter company, Boaz Bikes, launched 100 scooters in the city of Detroit at the end of May. While tourists may be delighted by the transportation options, business owners and Detroit residents...

A Bus Driver is Responsible to Properly Secure a Wheelchair to the Bus Restraint System

May 27, 2019 in Appeals,Personal Injury,

In the unpublished decision of Estate of Rita H. Hughes v City of Livonia, No. 340447 (April 30, 2019), the Michigan Court of Appeals recently held that there were sufficient questions of fact to avoid dismissal of a claim involving serious personal injuries sustained by...

How Much Can You Be Paid for Wrongful Imprisonment?

May 23, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Michigan is one of the 33 states with a statute that provides monetary compensation for persons who have been exonerated Michigan provides for statutory compensation for persons who have served time in a state correctional facility for 1 or more crimes that he or she...

The 7 Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

May 20, 2019 in Personal Injury,

You’ve always felt safe on your bike. More than that, you’ve always felt free. Free to love the open road, free to revel in the feeling of flying down the highway. Then, you were in an accident. And your motorcycle accident injuries did more than...

The Consequences of a Traumatic Brain Injury After a Motorcycle Accident

May 16, 2019 in Personal Injury,

The brain is an amazing organ. It’s also amazingly fragile. Even a minor knock can throw off its chemistry. So if you’re caught in a motorcycle accident, the long-term consequences can affect you for the rest of your life. And only a doctor can tell...

Top 5 Motorcycle Safety Tips All Riders Should Know

April 29, 2019 in Personal Injury,

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of cruising down the road on a motorcycle. The wind whips by and you can feel the power of the bike underneath you. But all that power won’t do you any good if you’re caught in an auto accident....

The Most Common Motorcycle Crashes and How to Avoid Them

April 15, 2019 in Personal Injury,

You live for the thrill of the open road. But your family lives in fear of the day they get a phone call that you’ve been in an accident. It’s more common than you think—there were 142 motorcycle accidents in Michigan in 2017, or roughly...