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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Changes to Michigan Premises Liability Laws

Are you familiar with Michigan premises liability laws? Did you know changes may be coming to the “open and obvious” standard that has been used for years? Property owners and others need to be aware of the changes that may occur so they can properly prepare and ensure their property is free from hazards that […]

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Goodman Acker Welcomes 2 Seasoned Attorneys

Nicole McCarthy and Scott Fanzini join the quickly growing team Goodman Acker announces the addition of two new attorneys to their ever-growing team: Scott Fanzini and Nicole McCarthy. Their expertise and reputation in the state of Michigan will allow the firm to serve a greater pool of clients and partners. “We’re thrilled to have Scott […]

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How Do Negligence Laws in Michigan Work?

What Is the Rule of Law for Negligence? No matter where you live in the United States, your actions are governed by the rule of law. When your actions (or failure to act) harm another person or entity, the laws of negligence apply. We are all likely to be negligent at one point or another—it’s […]

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How Much Does a Social Security Disability Attorney Cost?

Most people know Social Security as a federal program that provides retirement income. Another important part of the social insurance provided by Social Security is for people who suffer disabling injuries that prevent them from working in whole or in part. The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs are designed […]

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New Michigan Bus Laws – October 2021

According to the Michigan State Police Office of Highway Safety Planning, most school bus-related deaths and injuries involve children struck by a bus or injured when they are exiting the bus to cross traffic. In 2020 alone, Michigan reported 461 crashes involving school buses. To protect Michigan’s children, the state’s Legislature enacted rules limiting drivers’ […]