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 MorePosted In: Car Accidents
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 MorePosted In: Car Accidents
Making the decision to put an elderly parent or loved on in a nursing home is almost always an extremely difficult decision and requires a significant degree of trust in nursing home administration and staff. In most cases, the reason a person goes into a nursing home is the fact that they are unable to care for themselves, which makes nursing home residents vulnerable and dependent upon others for their basic daily needs.
Unfortunately, sometimes, the very people that are entrusted to care for older adults in nursing homes intentionally mistreat them. Nursing home abuse is a significant problem in … Read MorePosted In: Medical Malpractice
For anyone who has been injured in a truck accident or watched helplessly as a loved one was rushed away by emergency personnel, you know that physical injuries aren’t the only ones that leave scars. It has been clinically proven that individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents have an increased risk of developing psychological disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you believe you are suffering from emotional or psychological injuries as the result of a truck accident, be sure to contact an attorney who understands the intricacies of Michigan personal injury law.
Emotional Injuries are “Personal Injuries” Under… Read More Posted In: Truck Accidents
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 MorePosted In: Personal Injury