Personal Injury

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

| May 27, 2019 | 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In the unpublished decision of Estate of Rita H. Hughes v City of Livonia, No. 340447 (April 30, 2019), the Michigan Court of Appeals recently held that there were sufficient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...

Appeals Court Holds Landlord Cannot Avoid Responsibility for Shopping Center Parking Lot Completely Covered in Ice

| Apr 08, 2019 | Personal Injury,

Michigan Case Law Updates Livings v Sage’s Investment Group, LLC - Unpublished MI Court of Appeals Decision, Docket No. 339152, February 26, 2019 In a 2-1 decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed a Macomb County Circuit Court’s denial of a commercial landlord’s motion for...

The Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents

| Feb 11, 2019 | Personal Injury,

According to an old joke, there are two seasons in Michigan: winter and construction. But construction workers know that the risks of the job are present no matter the season or time of day. In fact, construction workers, along with extraction and transportation workers, accounted...

When Can You Sue Outside of Michigan Workers Compensation?

| Feb 08, 2019 | Personal Injury,

According to a recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries in 2017. More than 800,000 of them resulted in days away from work. That’s on top of the 5,147 fatal work-related injuries. If you’re like most...

5 Key Insights from the Recent Report on Work Related Injuries

| Jan 02, 2019 | Personal Injury,

In 2017, there were a total of 5,147 fatal work related injuries nationally, down slightly from the reported 2016 numbers. That’s just the beginning of the recent report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here are five key insights you need to know from...

You’ve been a Victim of Police Brutality, What Should You Do?

| Jul 01, 2016 | Personal Injury,

Being subjected to misconduct by the police can be one of the most intimidating and stressful ordeals you can go through. Police are seen as authority figures, and their word and actions are typically seen as justified to maintain law and order; therefore, it can...

How Do Judges Determine Compensation for Personal Injury Victims?

| Mar 08, 2016 | Personal Injury,

If your personal injury lawsuit never gets settled and makes it all the way the through trial, it's up to the jury to determine how much you should get compensated. For that to happen, the jurors have to review the evidence presented in the trial and consider the...