Michigan Personal Injury Law Blog | Scott Goodwin Law

White truck loaded onto a tow truck.

If you’re a driver, it’s very likely that your car will need to be towed at some point in time. Car breakdowns happen to all of us, and when they do happen, your car might need to be towed to a mechanic. A tow truck might also be able to help if your car ends

Scales of justice statue in front of a bookshelf.

Personal injury lawsuits can be made against a wide range of parties. Often, they’re filed against a specific person, but they also often involve businesses and other organizations. In some cases, they might even involve the government, whether it’s at the state, local, or federal level. For instance, this might happen if a child is

A mother's hand holds a sleeping baby's hand.

Even with how far we’ve come in making pregnancy and delivery safer for both the mother and the baby, it’s still possible for things to go wrong. Sometimes, there are complications that come up that doctors could not have prevented. But the sad reality is that every year, many babies experience birth injuries that could

Truck excessively loaded with wood logs.

Car accidents can potentially be caused by many different things. Often, they’re a result of human error and negligent actions like impaired driving, but they can also be caused by things like driving too fast for the conditions or a mechanical problem with the car. But they can also be caused by debris in the

A pregnant woman resting her hand on her stomach.

Bicornuate uterus is a congenital condition which causes women to have a uterus shaped like a heart instead of a pear, with the uterus divided into two compartments. It’s not a very common condition, occurring in approximately 1 out of 200 women. Since bicornuate uterus is a congenital condition, it’s not something that could have

People sitting on a bus.

Bus crashes aren’t the only way people can get injured on public transportation. There’s also a high risk of passenger falls because buses and streetcars are often full of slip and trip hazards. Given how many people use public transportation on a given day, it’s very easy for snow and rain to get tracked on

Close-up of a car's tires on a snowy road.

If you’re looking for a new car, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the different features that are available now. High-tech features like backup cameras, lane departure warnings, and blind spot detection are all now common safety features on new cars and some cars even have technology to maneuver into parking spaces by themselves.

When it comes to personal injury cases, one thing that can be very important to understand is the concept of a “duty of care.” This can come up in a wide range of personal injury cases, including slip and falls, dog attacks, workplace accidents, defective product injuries, medical malpractice, and motor vehicle accidents. So, what

Close-up view of blue water beads.

Kids love to play with things that are bright and colorful. Things that can roll around or be squished when touched can be pretty exciting to kids, too. Because of this, water beads might seem like a great toy for kids. But it’s important to understand that while water beads might be fun to play

Food delivery person accepting an order at a restaurant.

Need to earn some extra cash? If you have a car, one option is to sign up to be a delivery person for a service like Instacart, Uber Eats, or Doordash and earn money by picking up restaurant orders and groceries for other people. These types of services offer a lot of flexibility about when