Michigan Lawyer Blog

Year: 2018


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Deciding When to Fire Your Lawyer

When you hire legal counsel to help you with a serious matter, you expect that your case will be handled with the utmost care, attention, and expertise. Unfortunately, sometimes your lawyer simply may not be the right fit for your case, and you may be forced to consider terminating them. At Goodman Acker P.C., we […]

How Can I Recover Damages for a Michigan Bike Accident?

The Rights of a Bicyclist in Michigan Most Michigan bike accidents are with other motor vehicles. This is because car and truck drivers are often unwilling to share the road with bicyclists, and may cause serious accidents out of negligence or frustration with bikers. While bicyclists do have roughly the same rights and responsibilities as […]

Conducting an Auto Accident Investigation

Here are a few of our tips for starting your accident investigation: Before you leave the scene, speak to everyone and gather names. It may go without saying, but getting the correct names and contact information from everyone involved in the accident is critical to getting proper compensation. In order to present a compelling case, you’ll need […]

Identifying Birth Injury Cases

How to Spot the Signs of a Birth Injury From lifetime medical treatments to ongoing physical therapy, you will likely need significant resources to care for your child in the wake of a birth injury. But when doctors are negligent, it isn’t always readily apparent. With birth injury, it can take several days or even […]

Avoid Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season

Avoid Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season Drunk driving happens throughout year, but during the holiday season this dangerous habit increases exponentially, putting millions of responsible drivers, and their passengers, at risk. Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol can seriously impede your ability to judge distances, see clearly, and make sound decisions, which […]

How Does Michigan’s No-Fault Car Insurance Affect My Accident?

How Does Michigan’s No-Fault Car Insurance Affect My Accident? Figuring out what to do after an accident can be extremely overwhelming, especially if you aren’t entirely sure how to handle your insurance policy. In Michigan, all drivers are required to obtain no-fault insurance, which covers several different types of damages in an accident regardless of […]

Whiplash Injuries & Car Accidents

Whiplash Injuries & Car Accidents Whiplash is a general term used to encompass a variety of painful neck injuries caused by a strong jerk in the head or neck. When the head is thrown back and forth in a quick, jerky motion, it can damage the ligaments, nerves, or muscles in the neck. As common […]

What Should I Do If My Long-Term Disability Claim Was Denied?

What Should I Do If My Long-Term Disability Claim Was Denied? Dealing with disability insurance issues can be extremely difficult, especially if you are already dealing with a serious illness or injury. If you pay for long-term disability insurance and your application for benefits was denied, it’s important to act fast to have the decision appealed. Many […]