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Category: Pedestrian Accidents

 

Personal Injury Results

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

$6.5 MILLION | MEDICAL MALPRACTICE (OAKLAND 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)

Pedestrian Car Accidents: How Are They Caused?

Pedestrian car accidents are pretty common and often have devastating effects. A pedestrian accident occurs when a vehicle hits a pedestrian when walking, running, crossing the road, or getting around in a wheelchair. This collision type can result in severe or catastrophic injuries that have long-lasting impacts. Although you can receive compensation from the at-fault […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 1975. In addition, sources state the following four states have accounted for roughly half of these pedestrian fatalities: California Texas Florida New York Of course, these states are home […]

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