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Vehicle Accident

Eight Cars Caught in a Chain Reaction Crash in Jackson County

February 14, 2020 in Vehicle Accident,

What happens when you’re caught in an accident...as a result of another accident? Residents of Jackson County found themselves answering that question days ago, when eight cars were caught in two accidents in a chain reaction crash.  Unfortunately, because chain reactions or multi-car pile ups...

What to Do in a Chain Reaction Accident

February 03, 2020 in Vehicle Accident,

Winter conditions in Michigan can turn the roads into a skating rink in the blink of an eye, which means accidents are an even greater risk than ever. Normally, in a car accident, Michigan’s no-fault law should kick in, which means your insurance company would...

Driving in a Winter Wonderland: Winter Safety Tips When Driving Near Trucks

December 20, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,

You were thinking of all the fun waiting at that holiday party, or with this relative. Then, a truck came out of nowhere, and the crash happened.  Most people like to think this story couldn’t happen to them. Unfortunately, it’s a real possibility in Michigan,...

10 Worst Michigan Highways for Accidents

December 09, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,

Did you know that Michigan is the deadliest state in the whole country for winter weather accidents?  Michigan drivers know that traversing the state when the snow descends is not for the faint of heart. But when you’re trying to stay safe and get around...

4 Fast Facts on Winter Road Crashes

December 04, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,

We all know that Michigan winters are brutal. But according to one study, they’re more than just brutal. For drivers, the winter is actually deadly.  Michigan had the highest rate of weather-related driving deaths from 2013 to 2017, making it the deadliest state in the...

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident

November 14, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,

It was an ordinary day. You were driving to work, picking up the kids, running errands—until a car struck you. Your ordinary day took a sharp left turn, and now you’re struggling to pick up the pieces after a major injury.   Part of the legal...

Common Delayed Injury Symptoms After a Car Crash

November 01, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,

You were shaken up by your accident, but you weren’t injured. At least, that’s what you thought at the time.  Now you’re not so sure.  Car accidents are horrific experiences, even if the damage doesn’t seem severe at first blush. Everyone reacts differently to crashes,...

Going to Trial: A Couple is T-Boned by a Sheriff

October 25, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,News,

A sheriff who was on a run with no lights or sirens – called stealth – in a semi residential area slams into our clients who were pulling out of a private driveway. The couple did not see him coming as he came around a...

Going to Trial: A Couple in Their 40’s Injured by a Drunk Driver

October 22, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,News,

A drunk driver ran a red light at night and T-boned our clients’ car, a couple in their 40s. The husband suffered neck and back injuries and had extensive physical therapy following the accident. His injuries caused him to miss work initially then step back...

Should I Hire An Attorney After a Car Accident?

August 19, 2019 in Vehicle Accident,

Everyone has seen and heard the television and radio advertisements about the importance of contacting an attorney if you were injured in an automobile accident. These ads, however, do not inform you of the amount of time you have or the circumstances in which you...