Michigan’s Statute of Limitations for Nursing Home Negligence

A wrongful death case may be filed when a loved one dies because of the nursing home’s negligent acts. …

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What to do after a bike accident – car vs. bicycle accidents

To make sure that you understand your responsibilities, and what steps to take, we’ve put together this guide to walk you through this tough time….

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Property Encroachment – What It Is and How It Can Affect You

Michigan Property Line Encroachment Laws: What They Mean for You Good fences make good neighbors…so long as that fence isn’t violating your property line! Property line encroachment is serious; after all, your property is yours and yours alone. Learn about your rights as a property owner and the proper way to address issues of encroachment…

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Do I Have a Personal Injury Case After an Auto Accident?

I was in an Auto Accident—Do I Have a Personal Injury Case? After immediate concerns have been addressed, it’s time to think about the future—how will you recover? Will ongoing medical bills cause additional hardship? Will you be able to return to work? Will your injuries require significant treatment, or be permanent? It can be…

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What to Do After a Car Accident in Michigan

Whether it’s losing control on icy roads, a deer that jumps out of the tree line, or a driver not paying attention, you or a loved one will likely be involved in a car accident at some point in your life. According to Michigan State Police, in 2020, Michigan roads saw 245,432 crashes, making the…

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What Is a Zoning Ordinance and Why Are They Used?

Do you own or rent property in Michigan? If so, local zoning ordinances likely impact how you can use your property. Land use constraints and standards are complicated areas of law, but the experienced attorneys at Dingeman & Dancer are here to help with guidance and advice for your land-use plans. What Is a Zoning…

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What to Do After a Snowmobile Accident in Michigan

Michiganders take advantage of snowfall in a variety of ways, including snowmobiling. Snowmobiling is an inherently dangerous activity, and despite proper safety precautions, accidents still happen. Snowmobile accidents happen for a variety of reasons: low visibility, icy conditions, lack of experience, poorly marked trails and operator impairment are some of the most common causes. Regardless…

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Slip and Fall Accidents in Michigan: Do I Have a Case?

During the summer, Michigan shines with beautiful waterways, gorgeous beaches, and warm days. In the winter, however, our parking lots and sidewalks fill with ice and snow. If you slipped and fell on public or commercial property, one of your first thoughts might be about litigation. After all, falls can cause physical injury and have…

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Property Capping and Uncapping In Michigan

Property values in desirable northern Michigan have risen dramatically in recent years and real estate experts expect prices to continue rising. This trend has been especially prevalent in coastal cities and towns on the Great Lakes, and with cottages and cabins near inland lakes, streams, and rivers. Property taxes, tied to property values, should be…

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What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? Everything You Need to Know

When a family member dies because of a person’s or entity’s negligence or misconduct, the decedent’s Estate can make a wrongful death claim or file a lawsuit for losses such as loss of society and companionship; medical expenses; and funeral expenses. A suit of this kind seeks monetary compensation on behalf of the Estate’s interested…

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