Will Your Truck Accident Claim go to Trial?

by wpengine | November 29th, 2016

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that an estimated 82,000 crashes occurred in 2014 that involved large commercial trucks. Many victims of these accidents sustain serious injuries and exercise their rights to seek compensation from the trucking company, the truck driver, or any other responsible parties. This involves filing a claim alleging personal injury with the civil courts in Michigan.

When you think of court cases, you likely think of a trial in front of a jury and a judge, in which attorneys are dramatically arguing with one another. However, very few cases actually go to trial and … Read More

Posted In: Truck Accidents

Injuries to Child Passengers in Traffic Accidents

by wpengine | November 22nd, 2016

As a parent, one of your top priorities is to keep your child safe. However, you do not always have control over your child’s surroundings and often, you may have to trust others to keep your child free from danger and injury. This is especially true when you allow your child to ride in a vehicle with another driver.

Auto accidents can happen at any time in any place and many parents get the phone call that their child has been injured in a car accident. In such a situation, parents and their children have legal rights and the right … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents

How Truck Accidents can Lead to Serious Burns

by wpengine | November 15th, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicated that around 95,000 people in the U.S. sustained injuries in accidents involving large commercial trucks in a single year. The injuries suffered in truck accidents can vary widely, with victims experiencing everything from minor cuts to paralyzing spinal cord injuries. One type of serious injury that can result from a commercial truck accident is a catastrophic burn injury. Burns are severe injuries that can often result in many complications and can require extensive medical treatment and it is important for any burned accident victims to discuss their rights with an experienced … Read More

Posted In: Truck Accidents

Steps of a Michigan Car Accident Case

by wpengine | November 10th, 2016

You are likely aware that people who get injured in car accidents often have the right to compensation for their medical bills and other related losses. However, few people are familiar with the legal process of obtaining that compensation until they are injured themselves. The following is just a brief overview of the steps in a Michigan car accident case. It is important to realize that this process can be very complicated and it is critical to have the guidance and help of an experienced car accident attorney.

Medical Treatment

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents

Waiting for Police at the Scene of an Auto Accident

by wpengine | November 8th, 2016

If you are in a severe auto accident and someone involved is obviously seriously injured, it is expected that someone will call 911 and that the police will shortly arrive at the scene of the accident along with emergency medical personnel and possibly firefighters. In such a situation, the police will generally begin speaking with people at the scene and investigating the crash. However, if calling 911 does not seem to be absolutely necessary, you may wonder whether it is necessary for you to call the police to the scene.

While it is not always required to wait for police … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents