September 9, 2022
Disability benefits for social security can be complicated and challenging to understand, especially if it’s not something you’ve ever had to deal with before. How do you know if you’re entitled to disability benefits? How do you qualify? And if you do qualify, what do you have to do to apply?
We’re answering these questions and more as we walk you through the basics of social security disability benefits and how the legal team at Elia and Ponto can make the process significantly easier for you.
August 9, 2022
The most dangerous accidents are the simple ones you don’t expect; the ones that can happen anywhere. Slip and fall accidents can take place anywhere and during any season. From winter ice to slippery floors indoors to hazardous obstacles you don’t see until it’s too late, there are many ways for slip and falls to take place, and they can happen to anyone. We’re here to walk you through the steps you should take immediately after one of these accidents and what you need to do to make sure your rights are fully protected.
July 9, 2022
Motorcycle accidents can be a scary, dangerous occurrence for everyone involved. And just like with other vehicular accidents, it can be overwhelming to know what to do after one occurs. We’ve put together our top five tips to keep you safe AND help you navigate the confusing world of insurance after a motorcycle accident has taken place.
June 15, 2022
Bicycle accidents have been on the rise in Michigan despite fewer vehicles out on the road since the start of the pandemic. 1,235 bicycle accidents were reported in 2020 alone; of which, more than 900 resulted in major or minor injuries and 38 resulted in death. Most bicycle fatalities occurred between the hours of 4 PM and 5 PM during rush hour.
Want to know how to stay safe while biking this summer? Here are a few helpful reminders about Michigan bike safety.
June 1, 2022
When Do You Need a Michigan Boat Accident Lawyer?
Suffered injuries in a boating accident? Elia & Ponto PLLC can help!
Pure Michigan. The Great Lakes State. Home to 90% of America’s surface freshwater—more than 20% of the world’s surface freshwater—and ideal for outdoor-lovers of all kinds. We’re a state well-known for relaxing summer lake days, great fishing, and coastal adventures. And that means a lot of boats. More than one million, in fact. In the year 2020 alone, 181 boating accidents were reported, costing more than $2 million in damages.