August 9th, 2016
A car accident can result in a wide range of injuries, which in turn, can require many different types of medical treatments. Whether you need a couple of stitches or you require extensive, long-term care, you will receive medical bills for the care you receive. If your accident was caused by another person, that person should be held liable for all of your medical expenses. The following are some of the common medical expenses at issue in car accident cases:
Emergency trauma care – Many car accident victims require immediate medical attention. This can include ambulance transportation, care provided … Read More Posted In: Car Accidents
July 20th, 2016
A facial fracture is an injury to the face caused by a broken bone. There are many ways that these injuries occur. Motor vehicle accidents are one of these leading causes of cosmetic injuries to the face.
In a Michigan car accident, the steering wheel, dashboard, windshield, and car seats are common parts of an automobile that can injure a face. Facial injuries might be minor, such as bruises or scrapes. However, severe injuries can occur, such as broken noses or broken teeth, vision loss, or burns and severe nerve damage.
Facial Fracture Symptoms
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- Facial Bone Fractures: Tenderness and swelling
July 8th, 2016
Industrial vehicles sometimes weigh nearly 80,000 pounds. They’re difficult to control, plus they are very difficult to manage when running at full-speed down a Michigan interstate or a freeway. Due to their reduced capability to respond at a moment’s notice, tired drivers are unlikely to make life-saving choices on the highway. They might be unable to think clearly while exhausted. The National Transportation Safety Board indicates that commercial or industrial driver fatigue can account for over 40% of all truck accidents.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association released a brand new rule by making modifications towards the “hours of service” … Read More Posted In: Truck Accidents
June 24th, 2016
Michigan no-fault auto insurance laws allow a person injured in a traffic accident to receive benefits, no matter who was at fault for the accident. This is in contrast to fault-based states, which place liability for injury-related losses on the negligent driver who caused the crash. Until July 2020, Michigan required all drivers to have unlimited no-fault coverage, referred to as personal injury protection (PIP) coverage. The unlimited nature of these policies meant that insurers should cover all the medical costs of injuries (among other losses), even if medical care lasted a lifetime.
State lawmakers saw problems arise as … Read More Posted In: Car Accidents
June 16th, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board recently released a special investigative report on wrong-way driving. According to the report, alcohol and drug use are main contributing factors to wrong-way driving accidents. The report further provides that more than half, and as many as one-third of wrong-way accidents involved drivers impaired by drugs or alcohol. Older drivers were also found to be more likely to be involved in wrong-way driving collisions with drivers over 70 years of age more likely to be involved in wrong-way accidents than right-way fatal driving collisions. There are many possible causes of wrong-way driving including:
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