Personal Injury

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS SETTLE THIRD-PARTY CAR ACCIDENT CASE FOR POLICY LIMITS

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS SETTLE THIRD-PARTY CAR ACCIDENT CASE FOR POLICY LIMITS

Metro Detroit Injury Lawyers settled a pre-suit car accident case for full policy limits this week after a Metro Detroit woman was struck earlier this year while attempting to cross the street by a vehicle traveling at an excessive rate of speed.

COMMON MICHIGAN DOG BITE QUESTIONS

COMMON MICHIGAN DOG BITE QUESTIONS

Dogs are wonderful companions and family members. However, it is a reality that dog bites can be traumatic and result in very serious injuries for the victim. If you have been the victim of a dog bite attack, you need an experienced Michigan dog bite lawyer to handle your case.

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS REACH $80,000 SETTLEMENT ON TRIP AND FALL CASE

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS REACH $80,000 SETTLEMENT ON TRIP AND FALL CASE

Metro Detroit Injury Lawyers recently reached an $80,000 settlement on a premises liability case involving a serious knee injury to a woman who tripped over an exposed, elevated bolt on the sidewalk of a Metro Detroit business. 

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS REACH $154,000 SETTLEMENT ON TRIP AND FALL CASE

METRO DETROIT INJURY LAWYERS REACH $154,000 SETTLEMENT ON TRIP AND FALL CASE

Metro Detroit Injury Lawyers recently reached a $154,000 settlement on a slip and fall case involving a serious knee injury to a woman who fell on a freshly mopped floor in a Metro Detroit business. 

Don't Delay Seeking Treatment After You Suffer A Personal Injury

Don't Delay Seeking Treatment After You Suffer A Personal Injury

In many personal injury cases, the need for medical assistance after a car accident, slip and fall, or dog bite injury is clear. The injured person may have a broken bone, fracture or require stitches and the need for immediate medical assistance is obvious. In other cases, the accident victim may be unsure whether they need to see a doctor and spend the time and incur the associated costs. 

Deadly Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Outbreak Linked To Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler Unit

Deadly Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Outbreak Linked To Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler Unit

A dangerous and potentially life threatening bacterial infection has been linked to the use of certain heater-cooling units (HCU). These devices are used during surgeries such as open heart surgery, lung surgery or liver transplant surgery to regulate a patient’s body temperature.

Building Your Case: The Discovery Process In Michigan Personal Injury Cases

Building Your Case: The Discovery Process In Michigan Personal Injury Cases

After your case is filed, the parties will engage in a process called "discovery", where each side is permitted to request relevant facts or evidence from the opposing party in an effort to build their case and prepare for trial. 

Use Care On Michigan Roads This Memorial Day Weekend

Use Care On Michigan Roads This Memorial Day Weekend

Exercise Care this Memorial Day Weekend. With so many people on the road, the potential for dangerous auto accidents is high. Take extra caution while driving. Particularly allow for more space between vehicles and time to stop. Have a wonderful, but safe, weekend! 

Rear-End Collisions Pose Serious Dangers For Michigan Drivers

Rear-End Collisions Pose Serious Dangers For Michigan Drivers

Rear-end collisions can be particularly dangerous for Michigan drivers. If hit while stopped the injuries can be devastating. How many times have you been stopped at a light and and see the driver behind you coming up at a high rate of speed with his or her head in their phone?

Should I Contact A Personal Injury Attorney If My Injuries Are Only Minor?

 Should I Contact A Personal Injury Attorney If My Injuries Are Only Minor?

Regardless of the severity of your injuries, if you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you should consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to determine your rights to compensation.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Michigan Slip and Fall Case

5 Ways to Maximize Your Michigan Slip and Fall Case

Often times a prospective client will reach out to our office weeks or even months after suffering a slip and fall accident seeking to pursue a claim for damages. Sometimes the best evidence to support their claim for damages has faded, changed or been replaced. It is more difficult to re-create the scene of a fall as time passes. Here are 5 tips to help preserve the evidence of a slip and fall claim to maximize your recovery: 

Case Evaluation In Your Michigan Car Accident Case

Case Evaluation In Your Michigan Car Accident Case

Whether you have a Michigan car accident case, slip and fall case, dog bite case, medical malpractice case or other personal injury case, it is likely you will experience case evaluation. In most circuit court cases requesting money damages, the parties will submit to case evaluation or a mediation conference. 

House Bill Aims To Stop Cell Phone Use By Michigan Drivers

House Bill Aims To Stop Cell Phone Use By Michigan Drivers

Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress: Bystander Recovery

Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress: Bystander Recovery

Have you witnessed an injury to a close family member caused by someone else’s negligence? Did you subsequently suffer emotional distress after seeing a love one harmed? If so, you may be able to bring a claim for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress. 

Beware Of High PIP Coverage Deductibles In Your Michigan No-Fault Policy

Beware Of High PIP Coverage Deductibles In Your Michigan No-Fault Policy

If you are involved in a Michigan auto accident, you are entitled to receive personal injury protection (PIP) benefits from the responsible no-fault insurer (usually this is your own insurance company). However, you should be aware that your auto insurance policy may have a high deductible that applies when you submit a claim for PIP benefits. 

Who Is The Responsible Michigan No-Fault Provider After An Auto Accident?

Who Is The Responsible Michigan No-Fault Provider After An Auto Accident?

Under the Michigan No-Fault Act, personal injury protection (PIP) benefits are available to anyone who sustains an injury “arising out of the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of a motor vehicle.” MCL 500.3105. In most situations, the injured person receives no-fault benefits from his or her own insurance company. However, even if you do not have a car, you can still be injured in an auto accident. A passenger or pedestrian is still entitled to no-fault benefits regardless of whether he or she was the owner, driver or even an occupant of the motor vehicle involved in the accident.

Failing To Wear Your Seat Belt Could Cost You 5% Of Your Motor Vehicle Tort Recovery

Failing To Wear Your Seat Belt Could Cost You 5% Of Your Motor Vehicle Tort Recovery

Aside from putting you at risk for serious injuries if involved in a car accident, failing to wear your seat belt could make your responsible for a civil infraction. It could also constitute negligence and reduce your tort recovery in a subsequent motor vehicle negligence case against the at-fault driver.