Category: Personal Injury

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Navigating Slip and Fall Laws in Michigan: New Legalities You Need to Know

In the state of Michigan, slip and fall accidents are a common occurrence, especially during the icy winters and rainy seasons. When these accidents happen, it’s crucial to understand the laws surrounding slip and fall cases and stay updated on any recent legal changes. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the slip and fall…

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Different Outcomes for Inland and Great Lakes Boat Accidents

If you’ve been in a boat accident in Michigan waters, the type of waterway the accident occurs on will affect the response required to pursue damages. …

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What to Know About Michigan Leash Law and Dog Bite Law

Is There a Leash Law for Dogs in Michigan?  Michigan law requires that dogs be leashed. Not only does Michigan Law hold a dog owner strictly liable for a dog bite by an unleashed dog, Michigan Law also holds a dog owner liable for an attack caused by an unleashed dog. According to the Michigan…

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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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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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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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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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Understanding Car Accident Pain & Suffering Claims

If you or a loved one has been involved in a personal injury car accident, there is a good chance you’re going to hear the term “pain and suffering.” Understanding pain and suffering is important as you pursue your personal injury or wrongful death case. What Is Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case?…

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Who’s Liable in a Car Accident?

Michigan Car Accident Liability Laws The question of liability after a car accident isn’t always clear. If you live in Michigan, you might be wondering why fault matters — we live in a no-fault state, right? While no-fault auto insurance ensures that claims for crash-related expenses are reimbursed by an insurance carrier, such as medical…

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