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Driving Under the Influence Laws in Michigan

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 [...]

Driving Under the Influence Laws in Michigan2021-06-10T13:41:51-04:00

Broad or Basic: Which Collision Coverage is Right For You?

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 [...]

Broad or Basic: Which Collision Coverage is Right For You?2021-06-03T12:22:08-04:00

Can I Sue an At-Fault Family Member for Negligence?

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 [...]

Can I Sue an At-Fault Family Member for Negligence?2021-05-18T11:18:20-04:00

Does Your Insurance Cover Working As A Delivery Driver?

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 [...]

Does Your Insurance Cover Working As A Delivery Driver?2021-05-11T14:56:03-04:00

Spring Showers Highlight Extreme Weather Driving Tips

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 [...]

Spring Showers Highlight Extreme Weather Driving Tips2021-05-11T14:56:29-04:00

Spring Weather Biking Safety

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 [...]

Spring Weather Biking Safety2021-03-17T14:25:34-04:00

Minimizing Vehicle Distractions for Safety

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 [...]

Minimizing Vehicle Distractions for Safety2021-02-04T10:29:14-05:00

How Can I Recover Damages in a Hit-and Run Accident?

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 [...]

How Can I Recover Damages in a Hit-and Run Accident?2021-01-07T14:03:20-05:00

BEWARE! Insurance Companies Look to Deny

One of my newest clients is having their collision claim denied, as a result of their alleged failure to notify their insurance company that they had a new driver in the household. Their 18-year-old daughter had been driving for a couple years, but they did not inform their agent when she became a new [...]

BEWARE! Insurance Companies Look to Deny2020-12-17T09:56:42-05:00

Safety Tips for Driving in Michigan Winter Road Conditions

A few weeks ago I gave you some tips to get your vehicle winter-ready, and with this week’s blast of snow, winter in Michigan has officially begun. However, as people commute to work and their holiday destinations, the slick and icy road conditions create hazards for all. One does not have to be a top personal [...]

Safety Tips for Driving in Michigan Winter Road Conditions2020-12-03T10:26:23-05:00