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Posts in Dog Bite Law
  • Dog Bite Injuries & Provocation
    Dog Bite Injuries & Provocation

    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 ...

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  • Dog Chase Injuries: Can You File A Claim?
    Dog Chase Injuries: Can You File A Claim?

    Yes - You Can File For Compensation Of Your Injuries! Each dog attack story is different and the injuries that can result can also vary drastically. For example, one of our most recent cases took ...

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  • Insurance Claims and Payouts for Dog-Related Injuries Reach Record High
    Insurance Claims and Payouts for Dog-Related Injuries Reach Record High

    This week is officially National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which provides an opportunity to reflect on a number of statistics involving dog bites, dog attacks, and the rights of injured victims. ...

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  • Pit Bull Attacks in Michigan
    Pit Bull Attacks in Michigan

    On Wednesday, January 6, a man and his dog were attacked by a pit bull in Macomb County. According to reports from ClickOnDetroit.com , the man was walking in Gilcher Park in Washington Township when ...

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  • An Overview of Michigan Dog Bite Laws
    An Overview of Michigan Dog Bite Laws

    Each year in the United States, approximately 850,000 people receive medical attention for a dog bite, with the CDC estimating more than 4.5 million dog bite victims per year. Dog bites can be ...

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  • Michigan Senate Bill May Prevent Dog Breed Discrimination
    Michigan Senate Bill May Prevent Dog Breed Discrimination

    Michigan Senate Bill 239 would prevent dog breed discrimination by prohibiting local communities from banning or regulating specific dog breeds. Currently under Michigan state law, local communities ...

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  • Detroit Ranked No. 13 For Dog Attacks on Postal Workers
    Detroit Ranked No. 13 For Dog Attacks on Postal Workers

    A recent report released by the U.S. Postal Service reveals the top 30 dog attack city rankings. Detroit, Michigan was ranked no. 13 for being most likely to be bitten by a dog than any other city in ...

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  • Warning Signs Of When A Dog May Bite
    Warning Signs Of When A Dog May Bite

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the U.S. Half of the bites occur on children between the ages of 5 and 9. It is ...

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  • My Child Was Bitten By A Dog: What Should I Do?
    My Child Was Bitten By A Dog: What Should I Do?

    More than half of all dog bite victims are children. This is an incredibly high number considering about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), ...

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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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