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Whether you’re going to the doctor to see about a relatively minor ailment or going into the hospital for surgery, you always want to believe the doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals you deal with are going to take good care of you. While most medical professionals would never intentionally harm a patient, they are

The last thing any parent wants is see their child get hurt. Cautious parents take the extra time to make sure they get the right car seat for their child, don’t let their children play unsupervised, and take all the necessary steps to childproof their home. But when you think of all the things around

When a new year starts, it’s very common for people to make resolutions to improve their lives in the new year. Government agencies also often tend to set goals they’d like to achieve over the course of the new year, especially if it’s an agency with a focus on improving public safety. The National Transportation

In April 2012, Michigan motorcyclists saw a big change in laws regarding helmet usage. For 35 years before then, Michigan law mandated that all motorcyclists and passengers wear helmets while riding a motorcycle. But on April 12, 2012, that law was repealed and now motorcyclists are no longer required to wear a helmet if they’re

Getting into a car accident can be a very upsetting event. Nobody leaves their home expecting to get into a car accident, so it’s very common to get startled and panic if you do end up getting into one. One of the first things people think when they’ve been in a car accident is, “What

New Michigan Laws for 2016

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 by

A new year always means new changes. While people all over the world are busy making resolutions to improve their lives, it’s also a time when many new laws start to take effect. When it comes to Michigan law, 2016 is no exception. The year’s just getting started and there are already new changes to

With the new year beginning, one thing millions of people worldwide are trying to do is lose weight. Losing weight is always one of the most popular new year’s resolutions people make, but it’s also a tough resolution to keep. If you were thinking of trying a diet supplement to help jumpstart your weight loss,

The Supreme Court recently continued a frightening trend relating to consumer affairs, showing a willingness to allow companies to use “forced arbitration” clauses to stave off consumer claims and limit the rights of consumers to take meaningful legal action to protect themselves. Forced arbitration clauses are found in many consumer contracts and generally force consumers

Safe Winter Driving Tips

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 by

Winter weather conditions can make traveling dangerous for even the most seasoned driver. However, there are some way that drivers can mitigate the risk factors and help ensure safer travel in order to reduce the risk of a car accident. One of the best things a driver can do is be prepared. For example, if

On December 2, 2015, a pack of pit bulls attacked a mother and her four-year-old son as they were walking to a school near their home on the west side of Detroit. The four-year-old boy, Xavier Strickland, was rushed to the hospital, but he did not survive. Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged the owner of

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