In Michigan, the state's drunk driving statute can be found under Section 257.625, operating motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), which means the same thing as driving under the influence or DUI. In Michigan, no person shall operate a vehicle upon a public highway within the state while the person is operating while intoxicated. Operating [...]
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As most people know, when you are in an accident and are insured by a Michigan policy, you look to your own insurance company to cover your collision expenses. It is up to you, the insured, to have appropriate collision coverage on your vehicle. You can choose to have coverage or not, and if [...]
It may not be conventional, but yes, you can sue your parent, child, or other family member if their negligence injures you! Several years ago, I represented a sweet, young 7-year-old girl who was severely injured when her mom ran a red light, and their car was hit broad-side. This young girl was ejected [...]
As college students return home for the summer, working as delivery drivers for companies such as Door Dash, Uber Eats and others is an incredibly popular job this year. Within hours or even minutes, you or your student can be on his or her way to working as much or as little as they [...]
Regardless of location, extreme weather conditions are one of the main causes of car accidents I handle. Common roadway annoyances such as construction and potholes become dangerous during a serious downpour. Therefore, as the seasons change and April showers begin to fall, it is important that motorists keep in mind some helpful tips intended [...]
A colleague of mine included me on his Sweet 16 Charity Contest this week. I loved the idea so much, I decided to do one, too! Charity and giving are very important to me, and this contest is a fun way to incorporate my love for basketball with giving! If you would like a [...]
My legal career is based around representing individuals who have sustained severe personal injury or died in an accident, and I take that responsibility very seriously. As Michigan temperatures warm up, I’m sure you are seeing that more bicyclists are taking to city streets and sidewalks. Although riding a bicycle is a common and fun [...]
I’ve recently informed you about the new No-Fault changes, as well as how to save some money if your son or daughter takes a car to college. But just as important, if you have an auto insurance policy with a “family step-down” provision, you may want to look at other companies! Many companies are [...]
With GPS systems, smart phones, and in-dash radio and internet systems, there is no lack of distractions inside your vehicle. High-tech cars have all of the different amenities to keep you entertained, but do they keep you safe? The United States Department of Transportation has issued guidelines to help drivers steer clear of distractions [...]
It seems like there are a slew of hit-and-run stories on the news lately. Drivers who cause injury to others as a result of their own negligence, indifference or disregard for the safety of those around them need to be held liable for their actions. If you or someone you know has been injured [...]