Michigan Personal Injury Law Blog | Goodwin & Scieszka

To drive safely, one of the most important things you can have is a clear view of the road. No matter how far you’ll be driving, it’s absolutely essential to see what’s going on around you on all sides. This is something that’s so important, most states have laws prohibiting obstructing vision through windshields and

If you’ve been injured in any kind of accident, whether it’s a car accident, a slip and fall, or a workplace accident, there’s one word that’s going to come up a lot: negligence. So what exactly is negligence? Negligence refers to a failure to exercise a reasonable amount of care toward others. For example, in

When parents have children who enjoy spending time playing outside, safety is always going to be a big concern. Reckless drivers can easily put children in danger and parents need to worry about making sure their children don’t play too close to the road and know not to run into the street. But when you

Distracted driving is a far too common occurrence. According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, 2,782 Michigan car crashes in 2019 involved cell phone use. But it’s important to remember that cell phones are just one way distracted driving can occur. Distracted driving can also involve eating or drinking, adjusting a GPS system,

For a wide variety of reasons, many women are now having children at older ages than they had in the past. While many people prefer to wait to have children until they are more established in life before having kids and are more emotionally prepared for the challenges of parenthood, a big downside to having

You’d be hard pressed to find a medical procedure or treatment option that doesn’t involve a potential risk of complications. Even relatively simple, routine procedures can still carry a risk of complications or negative side effects and it’s very important for patients to understand what might be in store if they agree to undergo the

Long before services like Uber and Lyft came along, organized carpools were a common way for people to get to and from work or to help kids get to and from school and team practices. And even as those ridesharing services grew in popularity, carpools remained a convenient way to get around, particularly when people

The coronavirus pandemic has brought on so many changes to the ways people live their lives, including the ways people get around. During the initial lockdown periods that occurred during the spring, bicycling started to grow in popularity as people were looking for ways to get out of the house, get some exercise, or to

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about dogs out there, particularly when it comes to deaf dogs. Some people think deaf dogs are more aggressive because they’re more anxious and easier to startle and that they’re harder to train. But none of this is necessarily true. The simple fact of the matter is

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, some of the damages you could be eligible to collect don’t necessarily come with a price tag. Damages like car repairs, medical care, and lost income are pretty easy to prove because they come with documentation to prove the exact value of those losses. Those types of