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Posts in Pedestrian Accidents
  • 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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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?

    While Michigan’s new auto insurance law, which will officially be enacted on July 1, impacts all drivers when it comes to insurance policies, pedestrians will be affected, too. Under Michigan’s ...

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  • October Is the Most Dangerous Month for Pedestrian Accidents
    October Is the Most Dangerous Month for Pedestrian Accidents

    Across the nation, people are preparing colorful costumes and decorating their homes for the spookiest holiday of the year. Unfortunately, the scariest elements of this holiday season have nothing to ...

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  • Pedestrian Car Accidents: How Are They Caused?
    Pedestrian Car Accidents: How Are They Caused?

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 5,000 individuals die in traffic-related pedestrian accidents each year, several of which are caused by car ...

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  • School Zone Accidents & Your Rights
    School Zone Accidents & Your Rights

    Everyone knows how hectic school zones can be. You’ve got parents in a rush to drop off their children and then head to work. Then you’ve got the kids that live close enough to walk, running across ...

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  • Pedestrian Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Last 5 Years
    Pedestrian Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Last 5 Years

    When you hear the term “traffic fatality,” most people think of a major car accident which resulted in a driver or passenger being killed from the impact, not necessarily a pedestrian. But over the ...

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  • Pedestrian Deaths Increase by a Near 10% in 2015
    Pedestrian Deaths Increase by a Near 10% in 2015

    According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, pedestrian fatalities have increased by almost 10% in just the past year. Research shows that this is the largest year-to-year increase since ...

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  • $1,925,000 Wrongful Death Car Accident Lodge Freeway Settlement
    $1,925,000 Wrongful Death Car Accident Lodge Freeway Settlement

    Goodman Acker partner and car accident attorney Barry Goodman recently settled a lawsuit for the wrongful death of a pedestrian in a Michigan motor vehicle accident . The accident took place in ...

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  • Michigan Parking Lot Car Accidents Involving Pedestrians
    Michigan Parking Lot Car Accidents Involving Pedestrians

    Car accidents not only take place on our Michigan roads and highways, but also occur in parking lots. In fact, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety , 20 percent of all auto ...

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  • Michigan No-Fault Replacement Services & Household Chores Benefits
    Michigan No-Fault Replacement Services & Household Chores Benefits

    Under the Michigan no-fault law, a person injured in a Michigan car accident who is unable to perform the household services they originally were able to do prior to the accident may be entitled to ...

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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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