Types of Birth Injuries

by Thomas Stroble | May 10th, 2023

It is not a stretch to say that the obstetrician who provides prenatal care or delivers the baby has your child’s life in their hands. Their judgment, and the decisions that they make, can mean the difference between a healthy life and one with a permanent disability.

The doctor must be observant during prenatal care, and they may need to make quick decisions if things are not going well during the delivery. Mistakes can have serious long-term consequences for the mother and the baby.

Roughly seven in every 1,000 babies in the United States suffer some form of a birth … Read More

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Michigan No-Fault Car Insurance—What Does It Cover?

by Thomas Stroble | March 20th, 2023

Injured victims deserve to be adequately compensated for their losses no matter what state a car accident occurs in. Auto accident claims are handled differently in each state.

Michigan is one of only 12 states that rely on a no-fault insurance system. No-fault states require drivers to carry their own Personal Injury Protection or PIP coverage. Also known as medical payments or med pay, this coverage allows injured drivers and passengers to get all or some of their medical expenses paid and receive compensation for other accident-related out-of-pocket costs without having to go through the process of proving fault in … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents, Personal Injury

New Michigan No-Fault Insurance Changes

by Thomas Stroble | September 14th, 2020

Michigan legislators recently revamped no-fault insurance laws enacted nearly 50 years ago. The reform aims to reduce insurance costs and increase the number of insured drivers on the roads, which hopefully will lower the costs of the system and taxpayers in general. It is important to understand your options under the new no-fault insurance laws and choose the personal injury protection (PIP) coverage that is best for you.

The following is a brief overview of the no-fault reform in Michigan. To discuss your personal situation following a crash-related injury, contact our car accident attorneys at Michigan Injury Lawyers directly.… Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents, Personal Injury

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
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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
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