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Changes to Michigan Premises Liability Laws

Are you familiar with Michigan premises liability laws? Did you know changes may be coming to the “open and obvious” standard that has been used for years? Property owners and others need to be aware of the changes that may occur so they can properly prepare and ensure their property is free from hazards that […]

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Goodman Acker Welcomes 2 Seasoned Attorneys

Nicole McCarthy and Scott Fanzini join the quickly growing team Goodman Acker announces the addition of two new attorneys to their ever-growing team: Scott Fanzini and Nicole McCarthy. Their expertise and reputation in the state of Michigan will allow the firm to serve a greater pool of clients and partners. “We’re thrilled to have Scott […]

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How Much Does a Social Security Disability Attorney Cost?

Most people know Social Security as a federal program that provides retirement income. Another important part of the social insurance provided by Social Security is for people who suffer disabling injuries that prevent them from working in whole or in part. The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs are designed […]

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New Michigan Bus Laws – October 2021

According to the Michigan State Police Office of Highway Safety Planning, most school bus-related deaths and injuries involve children struck by a bus or injured when they are exiting the bus to cross traffic. In 2020 alone, Michigan reported 461 crashes involving school buses. To protect Michigan’s children, the state’s Legislature enacted rules limiting drivers’ […]

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How Do I Find a Good Disability Lawyer in Michigan?

If you have a disability keeping you out of work, you likely checked your eligibility and applied for disability benefits. It is important to remember that state agencies commonly deny applicants’ first submission. After a denial, you have the opportunity to begin the appeal process. There are no requirements to have legal representation in disability […]

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What is PLPD Insurance?

As a driver in Michigan, you have several responsibilities that must be fulfilled legally. You need to have a valid driver’s license and carry a minimum amount of insurance. If either of these responsibilities is not met, you could find yourself in trouble with the law. You know that you get a driver’s license from […]

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Should I Accept the First Offer on a Personal Injury Claim?

Being involved in an accident can be scary and overwhelming, and filing a personal injury claim can add to your stress. It’s challenging to know just how much you should ask for when it comes to compensation for your injuries, lost wages, and more. If you or someone you love has been involved in an […]