Woman with a catastrophic injury filing a personal injury claim.

What Is a “Catastrophic Injury” Under Michigan’s No-Fault Law?

All motor-vehicle accident-related injuries should be taken seriously. After all, they’re very serious for those whose lives they affect. However, under Michigan’s no-fault law, some injuries are considered more serious than others. Catastrophic injuries are those that tend to produce major harm over a long period of time. These “catastrophic” injuries are often significant and […]

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Man with a brain injury holding his head.

5 Questions You Should Ask A Brain Injury Attorney

Sustaining a brain injury can have a long-lasting impact on your life. It can affect everything from your ability to work to your capability to conduct ordinary every day activities. If you’ve sustained a brain injury as a result of an auto accident, it is a good idea be aware of the compensation to which […]

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Woman with a neck injury after a rear-end collision.

7 Common Neck and Back Injuries from Rear-End Collisions

Rear-end car crashes are extremely common. Rear-end collisions occur when one vehicle crashes into the rear of another vehicle. This often occurs when the rear driver is following too closely and/or speeding. Although rear-end collisions can be avoided simply by using good judgment, they continue to occur. Under Michigan law, the driver of the rear […]

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Insurance adjuster discussing a client's no-fault insurance policy.

What Is Michigan’s Auto No-Fault Law?

Michigan’s No-fault law governs accidents that occur in the state of Michigan or that involve Michigan residents (i.e., Michgan residents injured in out-of-state accidents). Michigan is one of the limited number of states in the U.S. that has such a law.  In 1972, the Michigan Legislature adopted the No-fault Automobile Insurance Act (MCL 500.3101, et […]

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Truck being towed after accident.

What are the Common Causes of Truck Accidents?

All vehicles have an inherent risk of danger purely due to their size and weight. Because of their substantially larger sizes and weights, trucks / tractor-trailers carry even greater risk. With 5.6 million tractor-trailers registered in the U.S. driving about 140 billion miles annually, truck accidents occur approximately 500,000 times per year. Truck accidents make […]

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A car after a federal crash test.

New Technology Not Factored into Federal Crash Tests

Federal safety crash tests and the infamous five-star rating system have been in effect since the 1970s. In an effort to combat millions of injuries and fatalities that were occurring from car crashes each year, the federal government implemented these tests through the New Car Assessment Program. These tests are often held as the gold […]

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Woman using a ridesharing app.

What to Know About Ridesharing Accidents

Ridesharing services have come a long way. With the advent of Uber and Lyft, which started in 2011 and 2012 respectively, millions of people are able to get to where they need to go. In larger metropolitan areas in which there is little room for parking one’s own vehicle, these billion-dollar companies are happy to […]

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