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Important Michigan Motorcycle Safety Laws You Should Know

March 20, 2023

Originally published on May 3, 2021. Every state has its own set of laws regarding the use of motorcycles on our roads. Michigan is more lenient on motorcyclist requirements than other states, particularly when it comes to helmet use. However , there are still plenty of […]

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What Causes a Truck to Jackknife?

A “jackknife” accident occurs when the trailer of a tractor-trailer rig swings out from behind the cab at an angle like a folding pocket knife. The swinging trailer may collide with other vehicles or block multiple lanes, causing a serious wreck. These accidents happen for […]

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Which Age Group Is in the Most Motorcycle Accidents?

March 17, 2023

Motorcycle accidents are devastating and dangerous events that often involve serious injuries to motorcyclists. While motorcycle accidents are experienced by motorcyclists of all ages, you may be shocked to learn that most often, accidents involve cyclists who are either very experienced or very inexperienced. According […]

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What Is Considered Prenatal Negligence?

March 16, 2023

The birth of a child should be one of the happiest days of any parent’s life, but when a child suffers birth injuries, that day can be terrifying and traumatizing. Birth injuries can be caused by medical negligence at any stage of a pregnancy, including […]

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Who Can Be Held Liable for a Truck Accident?

March 15, 2023

Truck accidents are some of the most complicated personal injury cases due to the number of parties that can be involved, in addition to the often serious and devastating injuries that these accidents can cause. Even though semi-trucks account for less than 5 percent of […]

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Can a Workers’ Compensation Claim Be Reopened If the Injury Worsens?

March 14, 2023

After a workers’ compensation claim closes, some jobsite injury victims may experience new or worsening symptoms that were not present when they initially filed for workers’ compensation. In these cases, a workers’ compensation claim may be eligible to be reopened. Our team of Michigan workers’ […]

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What Do Businesses Need to Do to Prevent Slips and Falls From Rain and Snow?

March 13, 2023

Slip and fall accidents can be painful and costly. In winter and early spring, people may track in water from ice, rain, and snow, making surfaces like entryways or tiled floors especially hazardous. Winter weather also makes parking lots and sidewalks even more dangerous, increasing […]

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Why Auto Accident Victims May Be Partially to Blame

March 9, 2023

In car accident cases, it can be difficult to determine who exactly is at fault. While car accident victims themselves may be partially to blame for an accident, they still may be able to recover compensation under Michigan law. For that reason, you should never […]

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Understanding the Rights of Your Child with Cerebral Palsy

March 6, 2023

Discovering your child has a disability like cerebral palsy (CP) can be heartbreaking. However, learning that your child’s CP may have been the result of medical negligence can leave you feeling betrayed. CP often requires lifelong medical treatment and support, which can strain many families […]

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Tepezza May Cause Permanent Hearing Loss

February 27, 2023

Patients diagnosed with thyroid eye disease (TED), a rare condition that typically occurs in patients who also have Grave’s disease, are often prescribed a drug called Tepezza (teprotumumab) to reduce the symptoms and reduce their risk of vision loss. Tepezza is the first and only […]

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