Despite state-wide “stay-at-home” orders reducing the number of drivers on the road by 18%, Michigan saw an increase in fatal vehicle crashes in 2020. According to the Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center, more than 1,000 people died as a result of traffic crashes last year, an increase of 12% compared to 2019 and […]Learn More
If you’ve been involved in a serious car accident, it might be time to think about filing a lawsuit to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. A car accident attorney will fight for you to ensure you get the best settlement possible. They will investigate your claim, interview witnesses and medical experts, and put […]Learn More
Like many other states, Michigan is cracking down on cell phone use while driving to make the roads safer from distracted drivers. You need to know about Michigan’s updated cell phone laws, the risks of distracted driving, and how Goodman Aker can help in the event of an auto accident caused by texting and driving. […]Learn More
You’ll never have a moment to prepare for a car accident. You’ll just be in the middle of the aftermath trying to be calm. That’s why you should know what to do long before an accident happens. At Goodman Acker, our lawyers have over 150 years of combined experience protecting all types of clients. The steps (or […]Learn More
Driving or riding in a vehicle may seem like an everyday task, but it can be risky for pregnant women. If you’re unfortunate and find yourself in an automobile accident while pregnant, there are several unique concerns to consider. In addition to the emotional trauma, there’s the possibility of injuries or complications. The team at […]Learn More
If you’ve been involved in an accident as a driver who hit a pedestrian, it’s essential that you know your rights and that the pedestrian is not absolved of fault simply because you were driving. While pedestrians usually have the right-of-way, there certainly are times where they can be at fault when it comes to […]Learn More
The world of insurance can be confusing, and if you’re injured in a car accident, the last thing you want to worry about is who will pay for all your medical bills. Don’t fret too much, because your health insurance provider will pay your medical bills if you have health insurance. Most states also require […]Learn More
People commonly research purchases and business transactions carefully, but if they are injured in an accident, they may be susceptible to unscrupulous tactics of “ambulance chasing” and end up with subpar legal representation. Called “case runners,” ambulance chasers use aggressive tactics to get personal information about accident victims and steer them toward the highest paying […]Learn More
Texting and driving is dangerous because it is one of the major causes of motor accidents on the road. Driving requires your full concentration and attention. It’s a visual task. The term, ‘distracted driving’ describes driving in an unsafe manner while performing an activity that draws your attention from the road. Normal driving is already […]Learn More
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