Car Accidents

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

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The Effect of Social Media on Your Car Accident Case

by wpengine | January 12th, 2017

There is no doubt that social media has changed the way we live our lives. Our “friends” online know what we are eating, where we are going, and who we are with through our check-ins, photos, status updates, and tweets. Social media has become a trail of evidence of how we are feeling, where we were at a certain time, and more. It is no surprise that courts have been allowing social media posts to be submitted as evidence in legal claims, and car accidents are no different. Recently, much attention has been paid in the legal community to how … Read More

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The Importance of Medical Records in Your Car Accident Case

by wpengine | January 10th, 2017

There are few, if any, aspects of your motor vehicle accident case more essential than the quality and availability of your medical records. Whether it is the sufficiency of your physical therapy records, pain management injection reports, or simply physician reports associating your injuries with your car accident, such medical reports can often make or break your case.

Michigan No-Fault Law

Under Michigan law, all vehicles are required to carry a type of personal injury insurance known as “no-fault” insurance. If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, your no-fault insurance carrier is responsible for paying your medical … Read More

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Do You Always have the Right to Sue after a Traffic Accident?

by wpengine | December 20th, 2016

Whether you are a driver, passenger, or pedestrian, few are prepared for those unexpected traffic accidents that alter the course of their daily lives. Time lost from work, painful medical treatments, and an inability to enjoy social activities can leave you frustrated and wondering whether you have the right to seek compensation. If you’re asking yourself this question, it’s important to consult an experienced attorney who can discuss your potential right to sue.

Negligence of Responsible Parties

Your right to sue after a traffic accident often depends on the negligence of one or more involved parties. Under Michigan law, … Read More

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Drivers are Playing Pokémon GO Behind the Wheel

by wpengine | December 8th, 2016

Smartphones and driving do not mix. Activities such as texting, reading email, browsing the internet, or even dialing a phone number can be distracting and take a driver’s focus off of the road. As if the potential for distraction was not already great enough, a new and popular app known as Pokémon GO has given drivers another reason to be distracted, and people playing the game while driving has already been linked to several accidents (for example, here and here).

What Makes the Game So Distracting?

In a traditional video game, users sit in front of a screen and … Read More

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