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Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Accidents: Can You Recover?

by wpengine | January 31st, 2017

Winter Weather and Slip and Fall Accidents: Can You Recover?

Anyone who spends time in Michigan knows that dealing with ice and snow can be a hassle. However, if a person or company owns property, they have the legal duty to make sure it is safe for visitors, which includes timely removal of ice and snow.

If a parking lot, sidewalk, or entryway into a building is icy, customers and visitors can easily slip and fall down, often seriously injuring themselves. Some injuries that commonly result from a slip and fall on ice or snow include the following:

  • Broken bones
Read More Posted In: Personal Injury

Birth Injuries Caused by Medical Mistakes

by wpengine | January 26th, 2017

Labor and delivery can be a stressful time for any expectant parent. Even if doctors do everything right, there are still many things that can go wrong during the birth process. The risks of harm to your child increase even more when a doctor makes a medical mistake during pregnancy, labor, or delivery. The following are some examples of medical mistakes that can result in birth injuries.

  • Improper prenatal care – During pregnancy, doctors should perform the necessary tests and examinations to identify any possible problems in the pregnancy that should be addressed to prevent birth injuries. Such problems can
Read More Posted In: Medical Malpractice

Why You Should Always See Your Physician after a Car Accident

by wpengine | January 24th, 2017

After a very serious car accident, a victim may have such serious injuries that emergency medical personnel will transport them directly to the hospital for treatment. In other cases, however, an accident victim may not need emergency transport but may have still suffered injuries from the crash. Such victims may not know whether or not to see a doctor or whether to wait and see if their injuries heal on their own. The following are some reasons why it is always wise to visit the emergency department or your physician following a car accident.

Your Health

Some injuries may be … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents

What Is Your Truck Accident Case Worth?

by wpengine | January 19th, 2017

If you own a personal vehicle, you are likely familiar with Michigan’s insurance requirements, which dictate the type and minimum amount of insurance coverage required to own and operate your vehicle. Unlike personal automotive policies, however, the federal government regulates the insurance requirements applicable to commercial motor vehicles such as trucks and semi-trucks. Accordingly, if you have been involved in an accident with a truck or similar commercial vehicle, it is important to consult an attorney with experience handling vehicles insured pursuant to federal regulations in order to maximize your case’s potential worth.

 

Insurance Required by the Federal Motor

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Dog Bites Can Cause Much More than Cuts and Bruises

by wpengine | January 17th, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates1 that about four and one-half million people are injured by dog bites every year. Generally speaking, dog bites are associated with injuries like cuts, scratches, bruises, or others that often result from contact with an animal’s teeth. While it is certainly true that many dog bites result in these kinds of injuries, they can also result in others, many of which may come as a surprise to people unfamiliar with dog bite law. Some of the more common are discussed below.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Posted In: Dog Bites
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