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Posts in Bicycle Accidents
  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?
    Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?

    Though Michigan’s new auto insurance law will affect all car drivers and their insurance policies starting July 1, it will also play a role in the lives of bicyclists who are injured in accidents. ...

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  • Tips for Staying Safe When Riding Electric Bicycles and Scooters
    Tips for Staying Safe When Riding Electric Bicycles and Scooters

    In cities, it is common for residents to choose alternative transportation options over using a car. Whether for environmentally conscious reasons, cost effectiveness, or to avoid traffic, opting for ...

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  • How Can I Recover Damages for a Michigan Bike Accident?
    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 ...

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  • $134K Verdict for Bicyclist Injured While in a Group Ride in Detroit
    $134K Verdict for Bicyclist Injured While in a Group Ride in Detroit

    Detroit Bicyclist Falls into Unmarked Trench A Wayne County jury awarded $134,000 to our client who was injured while riding her bike due to negligence by a construction contractor. The defense ...

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  • Goodman Acker Wins $1M Settlement for Bicyclist Hit by Truck in Macomb County
    Goodman Acker Wins $1M Settlement for Bicyclist Hit by Truck in Macomb County

    Associate Attorney Ronita Bahri Wins $1M Settlement for Injured Teen in Macomb County Goodman Acker associate attorney Ronita Bahri has recently secured a sizable settlement of $1 million for a minor ...

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  • Bicycle Safety - What You Need to Know
    Bicycle Safety - What You Need to Know

    Bicyclists have the right-of-way on any road, but unfortunately, bicycle accidents happen all too often. In fact, nearly 1,800 bicycle accidents were reported in Michigan in 2016 alone. Bicyclists are ...

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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Attorney Secures Trial Victory for Victim Injured in Detroit Bicycle Accident
    Goodman Acker P.C. Attorney Secures Trial Victory for Victim Injured in Detroit Bicycle Accident

    Goodman Acker P.C. is pleased to announce that Associate Attorney Amanda B. Warner was recently successful in securing a trial victory on behalf of a client who suffered multiple injuries in a Detroit ...

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  • 7 Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know
    7 Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

    Bicyclist Safety Tips 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 ...

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  • Why Wearing a Helmet Can Save Your Life
    Why Wearing a Helmet Can Save Your Life

    Bicycles, when ridden correctly, are an absolutely safe, healthy, and eco-friendly form of transportation. However, in case of accident, they can leave the rider completely devastated with injuries, ...

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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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