Can You Sue Another Driver If Their Trailer Causes Your Accident?

Have you been injured in an accident caused by another driver’s trailer? Commercial trucks are subject to more formal regulation than private vehicles, but all drivers towing trailers share common responsibilities. You may be entitled to financial compensation regardless of the type of trailer that […]

What Are the Worst Traffic Times in Detroit?

There is nothing more frustrating than being stuck in a traffic jam. The Urban Mobility Report 2021 shows that the average commuter endured 35 hours of traffic congestion – nearly a day and a half sitting in traffic. When the highways and roads are busiest, […]

Are Manufacturers Liable For Injuries In Crushed Roof Accidents?

Single-vehicle accidents like rollovers can be devastating for motorists. These crashes are even more severe when vehicles’ roofs collapse under their own weight of the car, truck, or SUV is upended. Many victims of crushed roof accidents mistakenly believe that they have no legal options […]

Surviving The 100 Deadliest Days On Our Roads

Starting on Memorial Day and lasting until Labor Day, the number of traffic deaths on our roads increases. That’s why AAA calls the period between these two holidays the “100 Deadliest Days.” Fatal crashes during the 100 Deadliest Days disproportionately involve teenage drivers, who are […]

What Are the Most Dangerous Distracted Driving Behaviors?

When drivers are distracted, their focus is diverted from the road to something else. This can happen when using electronic devices such as cell phones, and while eating. However, some drivers may not know or believe they are driving distracted. Distracted driving is deadly, with […]

Is a Driver at Fault for a Crash if They Skid on Ice?

More than 200,000 winter-related crashes have occurred in the past five years in Michigan. Drivers may be surprised to learn that they are still liable for personal injury and vehicle damage even when they skid on ice. Many ice-skid car crashes occur because a driver […]

What Not To Do When Hydroplaning

Losing control of your vehicle for any reason is a scary experience, but especially for reasons beyond your control, like the weather. Unfortunately, it’s something that most drivers will encounter at least once in their driving careers. One of the most common ways drivers lose […]

How To Keep Yourself And Road Construction Workers Safe In Work Zones

Due to the combination of dangerous machinery and traffic, roadside construction sites pose many risks to both workers and motorists. The Office of Highway Safety Planning reported that in Michigan, in 2019, 5,808 work zone crashes occurred, leading to 17 fatalities. To prevent this type […]

When Police Or EMTs Cause Accidents Without Sirens On

Approximately 2,500 emergency responders are involved in crashes each year in Michigan, according to a study looking at crashes in our state from 2004 to 2008. Surprisingly, less than one-third of those crashes involved a vehicle that was responding to an emergency when the crash […]