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New Michigan Premises Liability Law

Prior to July 28, 2023, Michigan property owners enjoyed immunity from liability concerning hazardous conditions on their premises which could be categorized as “open and obvious.” This legal doctrine had its roots in the notion that while property owners were responsible for maintaining a reasonably secure environment, they were not obligated to warn individuals about […]

What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Michigan?

What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Michigan?

Handling the death of a loved one can be extremely difficult. This is especially true when someone else’s negligence caused your loved one’s death. Their careless or reckless behavior may have stolen years of life from someone you love. You are likely dealing with significant grief but also the stress of everything that has changed […]

Michigan Negligence Laws

How Do Negligence Laws in Michigan Work?

The rule of law governs your actions. When your actions harm another person or entity, negligence laws apply. A roommate may forget to turn off the coffeepot when leaving for work or classes. A neighbor has yet to take down the dead tree in the front yard near the sidewalk. The driver has not used […]

How Do You Prove Fault in A Slip and Fall Case?

How Do You Prove Fault in A Slip and Fall Case?

Slip-and-fall accidents, when someone loses their footing on a slippery, loose, uneven, or otherwise unsafe surface, occur all too often in Michigan. Injuries that result may be serious and include broken bones, head, neck, and spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even death. Survivors may require extensive treatment such as physical therapy and surgery, […]

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Most Dangerous Highways in Michigan

When driving on Michigan’s highways and interstates, none of us expects to end up in an auto accident. However, depending on where you are traveling, you could have a higher chance of being involved in a crash. Some of the most dangerous highways in Michigan include Interstate 96, Interstate 94, and Interstate 75. Although you […]

Can You Sue If You Fall on Private Property?

In Michigan, winter weather can cause slick conditions on sidewalks and other walking areas. But can you sue if you fall on private property? State law provides victims who suffer injuries in a fall on private property with the right to seek damages against the property owner. However, you do have to prove that the […]

Michigan No-Fault Law Changes

What You Need to Know About Michigan No-Fault Law Reform

What You Need to Know About Michigan No-Fault Law Reform How Law Changes Affect Michigan No-Fault Insurance Some drivers in our state may know there have been changes in the law regarding car insurance, but they don’t know the details. You may even wonder if Michigan is still a no-fault state. It is. However, there […]

What Qualifies As a Spinal Injury Lawsuit?

The human body can be incredible. But it can be very fragile, too. A sudden injury can completely change your life. A spinal injury is one of the most serious and life-changing types of injury that a body can experience. It is most commonly a result of a road accident, but there are many other […]

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Does No-Fault Car Insurance Cover Pain and Suffering?

What You Need to Know for Recovering Pain and Suffering Damages in Michigan Michigan’s insurance law states that every owner of a car that is driven on a public highway must buy basic insurance coverages in order to register their vehicle and obtain license plates. If an uninsured driver is involved in an accident, they […]