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Category: Pedestrian Accidents

 

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$15.3 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

$3 MILLION | PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT (INGHAM COUNTY, MI)

$2.1 MILLION | PREMISES LIABILITY (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$2 MILLION | TRUCK ACCIDENT (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$1.9 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

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 no-fault statute, pedestrians who are injured in car accidents can collect benefits including medical expenses, lost wages for up to three years, replacement service expenses […]

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 do with the innocent thrills and frights of Halloween. According to Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, the month of October has seen the highest number of pedestrian-involved […]

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 crashes. In 2015, however, the number of pedestrian deaths jumped to 5,376, and 129,000 pedestrians visited emergency rooms for medical attention. Despite the fact that the total number of traffic fatalities has […]

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 the street to get into school on time. The commotion can be stressful on a driver, but it’s […]

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 last five years, pedestrians have seen the sharpest rise in fatalities of any group, increasing by double-digit margins. According to an […]

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