Car Accidents

What Will Happen At The Deposition For My Michigan Accident Case?

by Thomas Stroble | May 2nd, 2016

Judge. Male judge in a courtroom striking the gavelA deposition is a recorded statement where a participant in a lawsuit answers various questions under oath.  The Michigan Rules of Civil Procedure[1] set forth when a deposition can be used and for what purpose in a Michigan lawsuit.  It is common practice for injured workers, accident victims and product liability victims, to have their depositions taken during the pending lawsuit. While the thought of being questioned by attorneys can be frightening for most people, being prepared and knowing what to expect can help alleviate the stress of the deposition.

What Will Happen at your Michigan Deposition?

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Michigan Injuries Caused By Driver Negligence

by Thomas Stroble | April 26th, 2016

Stressed Driver Sitting At Roadside After Traffic AccidentNegligence is a legal theory often used in automobile accident cases. A driver must use care to avoid injuring other motorists, passengers, or pedestrians. If a driver is not reasonably careful and injures someone as a result, the driver may be liable for injuring the accident victim. In order to prove that a driver was negligent, it may be necessary to show the following:

  • Reasonable Care: In Michigan car accident cases, the law requires drivers to be careful when encountering anyone they meet on the road. This is called the “duty of reasonable care.[1]
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Spinal Cord Injuries Caused By Michigan Auto Accidents

by Thomas Stroble | April 19th, 2016

Hand holding hip with visible spine and center of back painEvery year, about 12,000 people sustain a spinal cord injury[1]. That’s 30 new injuries every day. Most of these people are injured in auto and sports-related accidents, falls and industrial mishaps. An estimated 60 percent of these individuals are 30 years old or younger, and the majority of them are men.

What is a Michigan Spinal Cord Injury?

A spinal cord injury is a damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function, such as mobility and/or feeling. Frequent causes of damage are trauma from an automobile or motorcycle accident.

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Injuries from Rear-End Accidents in Michigan

by Thomas Stroble | March 31st, 2016

Crashed car in dismantling yard.

The U.S. Department of Transportation[1] Federal Highway Administration released statistics which showed that more than 6 million auto collisions take place every year, nationwide. Close to half of those accidents, reported at about 2.5 million, are rear-end accidents.

No one wants to be involved in an auto accident. Between costs for damages, medical treatment, lost wages, and liability concerns, the injuries sustained can be painful and debilitating. Injuries from a rear-end accident can include neck and spine injuries from whiplash, back injuries, face and head injuries, and finger, hand, wrist, and arm injuries.

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Michigan Auto Collisions Can Lead to Memory Loss

by Thomas Stroble | March 30th, 2016

Brain Disease

It has been estimated that 1.4 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur annually throughout the United States. A TBI happens as a result of impact, sudden jerking, or even impalement of the head by a foreign object.

In the case of a mild brain injury, an individual will often experience disorientation and confusion for a short time. However, when a severe TBI occurs, the subject may be comatose for an extended period, and will also likely experience memory loss.

Statistical data taken from a 2006 study conducted by the Atlanta Nation Center for Injury Prevention and Control showed that, of Read More

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