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
September 28th, 2015
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CPRS),1 also commonly referred to as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), is a serious and long-lasting condition that causes chronic pain in sufferers, along with many other symptoms. Pain syndromes such as CPRS and RSD commonly develop after an individual sustains a serious traumatic injury and can prolong the pain suffered as a result of the injury. Traumatic injuries often occur in accidents that are caused by the negligence of others and, in such cases, victims of pain syndromes are entitled to compensation for their losses relating not only to their traumatic injury but to … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
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