Biking is a great way to stay fit, help the environment, and avoid getting stuck in traffic. However, cyclists need to protect themselves while they’re out on the road. Whether you’re an experienced bike commuter or you’re just starting out, you’ll want to keep a few tips in mind. That’s why Goodman Acker put together […]Learn More
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. You may not use a car as your main method of transportation. Instead, you may ride a […]Learn More
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. While bicycle accidents can occur between bikers or involve pedestrians, the reality is that many bicycle accidents involving negligence also involve […]Learn More
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 a bike, bus, train, subway, or rideshare service is a popular choice for many. Within the past two years, people in cities across the United States […]Learn More
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 […]Learn More
Detroit Woman Hurt by Uninsured Driver Wins $80,000 Claim Against Allstate On April 28, 2016, a Detroit woman was driving at the intersection of the Moross/Eastbound turnaround. She was hit by another driver while attempting to cross Moross, despite having the right of way and a green light to do so. The other driver (who […]Learn More
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 originally offered $90,000 to our client for her injuries. Our bicycle accident attorneys rejected the offer and fought tirelessly in court for the money […]Learn More
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 who was injured while riding his bike in Macomb County. The 14-year old boy was riding his bike along the sidewalk when he was […]Learn More
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 at high risk of injuries or death because they lack the necessary protection that passenger vehicles offer. They do not have seat belts, air bags, […]Learn More
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