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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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  • 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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