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  • Understanding Tire Defects & Recalls

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 22-Feb-2018

    If car parts are in any way faulty or broken, they could become extremely dangerous and may lead to serious or fatal accidents. One of the most common types of vehicle defects has to do with faulty tires. In fact, tire defects cause an estimated 10,000 crashes on United States roads each year. Tires are instrumental in ensuring a car runs smoothly and safely. If the tires are improperly made or ...
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  • Truck Accident Liability: Who is At Fault?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 13-Feb-2018

    Truck accidents can be extremely damaging and may leave multiple people injured or worse. Semi-trucks weigh an average of 80,000 pounds and can cause serious devastation to anyone and anything in its path. If caught off balance or improperly driven, trucks can veer into opposing traffic, sweep across multiple lanes, or tip. Trucks might sometimes be poorly loaded, inadequately maintained, or ...
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  • 7 Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 9-Feb-2018

    Being a cyclist can be dangerous. With potential dangers like careless drivers, weather hazards, poorly maintained roads, and other threats, it is important that all bicyclists use caution to avoid unnecessary accidents. While cars tend to be the most prominent threat to cyclists by the roadside, there are other dangers at large. In order to keep safe and protect yourself while on a bike, make ...
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  • Ambulance Chasing - What You Need to Know About This Illegal Activity

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 2-Feb-2018

    When someone is injured, they may hire a personal injury attorney to fight on their behalf and uphold their best interests. However, some unscrupulous lawyers care more about their wallets than about guiding you through this stressful time. They may try to solicit you, or use third parties to solicit you after an accident. This is often called ambulance chasing (legally known as running and ...
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  • Common Birth Injuries & How They're Caused

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 1-Feb-2018

    No parent expects the happy event of their child’s birth to be marred by serious or fatal injuries, especially when those injuries were preventable. Unfortunately, all too many parents experience the concern, confusion, and anger that comes with caring for a child with a birth injury. Parents want the best for their children, and when the doctors, nurses, and medical staff they trusted with ...
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  • Wrongful Death Lawsuits: The Basics

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 25-Jan-2018

    If your loved one’s death was caused by another, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death lawsuits are reserved for the family members of individuals whose death was caused by the carelessness or negligence of others. Because a deceased person is unable to fight for justice or compensation for themselves, their family members may fight on their behalf. Who Can File ...
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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Grows with Two New Equity Partners & One New Partner: Sulolli, Acker & Peri

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 23-Jan-2018

    Known for its client-focused approach to casework and incredible 99% success rate, Goodman Acker P.C. has become the go-to Detroit personal injury law firm for people all throughout the region. In continuation of its history of growth and accomplishments, Goodman Acker, P.C. has recently named Tim Sulolli, and Jordan Acker as equity partners and Brad Peri as a partner. We would like to take this ...
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  • Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 22-Jan-2018

    Now that cold weather and snow storms are sweeping across the country, you should ask yourself: Am I prepared to drive in chilly, winter conditions? During the winter, you should only drive when it is necessary. If you find that you need to drive during the winter, do so during the day and stay on the main roads. You should also avoid driving alone and inform others of your schedule. In this blog, ...
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  • Motorcycle Safety Tips

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 19-Jan-2018

    Motorcycles lack the outer protection other vehicles have, which can make them far deadlier in a crash. In fact, roughly 80% of all motorcycle accidents cause either death or an injury, whereas only 20% of car crashes cause such harm. In order to avoid such dangerous accidents, make sure you are doing what you can as a motorcyclist to avoid hazardous situations on the road. 1. Know the Ropes If ...
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  • How Common is Nursing Home Abuse?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 15-Jan-2018

    According to a study conducted by the Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee, elderly patients suffer abuse in 1 in every 3 nursing homes. There are millions of people who live in nursing homes all throughout the United States, and statistics show that roughly 40% of all adults will wind up living in a nursing home at some point in their lives. If so many nursing ...
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  • Dog Bite Injuries & Provocation

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 10-Jan-2018

    Even the most docile animals can be unpredictable. Dogs who are triggered to attack may seem like otherwise kind animals, however, the right type of provocation, whether intentional or not, can lead dogs to attack quickly and without hesitation. Such attacks can lead to serious contusions, puncture wounds, broken bones, or even death. If you were injured by a dog bite after the dog was provoked, ...
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  • Why You Should Stay in Your Car After an Accident

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 4-Jan-2018

    After a car wreck, some drivers and passengers make the mistake of getting out of their vehicle to check the damage or direct traffic. However, this is a dangerous, and even fatal, action. Recent crashes in Michigan prompted the Michigan State Police to post a warning on Twitter of the hazards of getting out of your car after an accident. Specifically, three people were killed over the course of ...
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  • Labor Complications: When It's Time to Involve a Birth Injury Lawyer

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 29-Dec-2017

    Issues during labor and delivery are every parent’s worst nightmare. Mothers that experience problems during the birthing process should have proper medical attention and action, but what happens when a medical professional fails to address and provide adequate care for labor complications? Well, it can put both the mother and baby in severe danger, resulting in permanent injuries or sadly, ...
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  • What To Do After An Accident With an Underinsured Motorist

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 26-Dec-2017

    Automobile accidents are always a bit jarring, especially if the other motorist is not prepared for a crash. If you are in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, you could be left to deal with unreasonable fees, even if the accident was not your fault. Learn more about underinsured motorists and discover what you can do to protect yourself if you or someone you love is injured in a ...
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  • Did You Receive a Defective Gift?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 19-Dec-2017

    Each holiday season, we share the joy of gift giving with our friends, colleagues and loved ones. Sadly, there is a chance that one of the gifts you receive—whether it’s sports equipment, electronics, vehicle accessories or home décor—will result in your injury. A defective product, which typically has faulty manufacturing or a design flaw, can be a danger to the user or ...
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