Dog Bites: It Can Happen to Anyone

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$300,000 Settlement Helps Family Recover After Baby is Bitten by Pit Bull It was supposed to be a fun-filled summer afternoon. A Michigan couple and their 19-month old daughter, Claire, were enjoying a friend’s back-yard barbeque. Claire was having fun helping the hostess roll a ball and play fetch with the family’s pit bull. The child became fussy after a ... Read More »

Michigan’s Helmet Law: What You Need to Know

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A recent study looked at the fatality rate for motorcyclists who don’t wear helmets. Have you or someone you know been injured in a motorcycle accident? We can help. Recent media coverage of a University of Michigan study caught our attention. The headline reads, “Fatalities double for motorcyclists without helmets.” Those are some eye-opening statistics and they are certainly worth ... Read More »

What happens after I file my Social Security application?

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We are asked all the time: What happens after I file my Social Security application? Unfortunately, the process in bound in governmental red tape and can be confusing to say the least. Here is a brief overview of what takes place after you file your Social Security application: Application confirmation – Social Security will mail you a copy of your ... Read More »

Five Girls. One Mission: Diapers for the D

Diapers For The D

Diapers for the D collected and distributed 55,000 diapers to Detroit families in 2015. This year, they’re striving for 100,000, and we’re helping to make it happen. When five high-school girls started volunteering at the Development Centers of Detroit, they expected to help people with serious day-to-day challenges including: housing, food, and jobs. But they found that in addition to ... Read More »

Project Backpack: A Grandmother’s Letter

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For the past two years, our firm has proudly donated a total of 55,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to Detroit Public School students. Project Backpack has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children. Summer Lawrence is one of them. Her grandmother, Sherry Lawrence, sent us a letter describing in her own words the impact Project Backpack has had ... Read More »

$750,000 Settlement for Client Struck by Tractor Trailer

Struck by Tractor Trailer

Our attorneys dug up key evidence proving the police investigation was flawed. It was a mid-winter day. Our client, a 46-year-old woman who was a passenger in the Toyota (pictured above), was on I-96 on her way to work. Suddenly, a speeding truck’s large, refrigerated trailer swung into the left lane, striking the vehicle and causing damage and injuries. It ... Read More »

A Huge “Thank You” To Our Backpack Volunteers

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33,000 backpacks are stuffed with school supplies and ready for Detroit students. Standing at the top of this mountain of backpacks was a truly overwhelming experience. Each one of these colorful bags represents a child in kindergarten, elementary school or middle school, who will pull out the notebooks, the folders, pencils, crayons, glue sticks and more and go to work ... Read More »

Warning! New High Medical Deductibles Affect Michigan Drivers

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Recently, the Michigan state legislature removed the $300 maximum medical deductible from the No Fault Act, an act governing many aspects of auto insurance policies in Michigan. Of course, as soon as this happened, a number of auto insurers in Michigan began to take advantage of this restriction being removed and have begun to charge extremely high dollar amounts for ... Read More »

Unemployed (but looking for work) at time of automobile accident

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Pursuant to the Michigan No-Fault Automobile Insurance Act, persons temporarily unemployed at the time of an automobile accident are able to collect wage loss benefits during their period of disability following the accident. Read More »

WINTER WARNING: Slip and Falls on Snow and Ice

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Every year, right about this time, when Michigan gets slammed with winter weather, my office receives hundreds of calls from people who have been injured in bad falls on snow and ice.  They have lots of  questions about what their rights are, and what do land owners have to do to keep the roads, parking lots, sidewalks and store entrances  ... Read More »

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