Personal Injury

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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Be Careful with Space Heaters this Cold Michigan Winter

by wpengine | 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

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How Do You Obtain Copies Of Medical Records For a Michigan Personal Injury Lawsuit?

by Thomas Stroble | April 29th, 2016

Dental Or Medical RecordsIf 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[1] and Accountability Act (HIPAA) gives patients the right to obtain a copy of their medical records from any medical provider, with a … Read More

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