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
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:
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December 29th, 2016
The winters in Michigan can be freezing and the heating system in your home can get a workout. To both save money and add extra warmth, many people choose to supplement their heat with small space heaters. These heaters come in a variety of sizes and types yet all have one aspect in common – they can cause serious injuries if they malfunction or are misused. According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), about 1,200 space heaters caused fires in only a two-year period of time in the U.S.
Read the Instructions
Space heaters should come with clear … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
April 29th, 2016
If you are involved in a Michigan accident with an automobile or motorcycle and you have sustained injuries, it may be necessary to obtain copies of your medical records. If it becomes necessary for you to file a personal injury lawsuit, those medical records may become a key component of your case if you need to demonstrate the extent of any injuries.
You Have a Right to Your Michigan Medical Records
The federal Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) gives patients the right to obtain a copy of their medical records from any medical provider, with a … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
January 7th, 2016
Accidents can always lead to potential injuries. Recent CDC statistics show that each year 37.4 million Americans suffer medically attended injuries.1 The severity of those injuries is, of course, dependent upon a variety of different factors. When an individual is injured as a result of a preventable accident, he or she should have the opportunity to rightfully recover damages. When the accident causes serious injuries, victims often do not hesitate to seek recovery of all potential damages resulting from the accident. However, accident victims who believe they have suffered only “minor” injuries may choose to forego any legal … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
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