May 11, 2019
Michigan No Fault Insurance is a tricky system to understand. If you happen to be injured in a car accident in Michigan, your first step is turning to your insurance to receive compensation for a variety of bills ranging from medical expenses to lost wages.
February 12, 2019
On February 5, 2019, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued its Opinion in Guntzviller v City of Detroit, which reaffirms that in order for an individual to qualify for No-Fault Personal Injury Protection benefits, one’s injuries must arise out of “the ownership, operation, maintenance or use of a motor vehicle as a motor vehicle” pursuant to MCL 500.3105(1). In Guntziller, the plaintiff was attempting to enter a City of Detroit bus when the bus driver recognized her a person “who previously had harassed other passengers on the bus.” The bus driver then closed the door in an attempt to prevent the plaintiff from boarding the bus. While the bus was stopped, a physical altercation ensued, and the plaintiff alleged to have sustained bodily injury as a result.
January 21, 2019
Wrecks of motor vehicles continue to be a leading cause of injury and even death for drivers between 16 and 19 years of age. These young adults face a likelihood to suffer a fatal crash three times more than drivers 20 years old and older.
December 11, 2018
A key element behind vehicle safety is the proper use of seatbelts by all passengers. Unfortunately, it is sometimes assumed that seatbelts are not necessary when a passenger is sitting in the back seat of a vehicle.