Michigan Personal Injury Law Blog | Goodwin & Scieszka

A blind man with a cane kneels next to a service dog.

People with disabilities can face a wide range of challenges in their day-to-day lives. In some cases, having a service animal can help lessen those challenges. Service dogs can be trained to help detect medical events before they occur and help with everyday activities, giving their owners a stronger sense of independence and confidence. And,

A crowd gathered in front of a food truck selling fish and chips.

Food trucks have become big business. In the years leading up to 2020, food trucks had already been a rapidly growing form of business and once the pandemic hit, they became a more important business opportunity as business owners needed ways to continue working and diners wanted ways to go out without risking COVID. Throughout

A mother in a hospital gown kisses the head of a newborn baby.

Over the years, vacuum assisted births have become increasingly less common as c-sections became a more widely used option. It’s now estimated that vacuum assisted births account for about 2.5% of non-caesarean births. However, they can be an option if labor has stalled out in the second stage, if there are concerns around the baby’s

Common Bus Driver Injuries

Wednesday, 10 August 2022 by
Hands on the steering wheel of a bus.

Whether they’re helping children get to school each day, helping people get to and from work, or helping people travel throughout the country, bus drivers play a very important role in society. But being a bus driver can be very challenging. Not just because of things like needing to interact with passengers or trying to

A woman who looks stressed sits on the ground next to a car.

After being involved in a car accident, it’s very common for people to feel anxious about driving again or maybe even about riding in a car again as a passenger. Or, in some cases, a person might have anxiety about driving in certain situations, such as driving at night or in snowy conditions if their

A woman trains a dog while outdoors.

All dogs can bite. It doesn’t matter if it’s a small chihuahua, a big great dane, or something in between. You can try very hard to find a well-mannered breed that will get along well with your children and the potential for a bite will still exist. Even if you’re very familiar with a dog

Overhead view of a mother in a hospital gown holding a newborn baby.

One aspect of consumer law that people commonly know is the concept of “bait and switch.” A bait and switch occurs when a company advertises one product or service without actually intending to sell the product/service at the advertised price. Instead, they try to convince consumers to purchase another, more expensive, product/service that the company

Black and white photo of a food truck with two people standing in front of it.

Food trucks have become more popular than ever before. They can make a great addition to festivals, concerts, sporting events, weddings, and a wide range of other events. A gathering of food trucks can even be an event unto itself. People love being able to try food from different establishments and it can be great

Brown and white sign indicating a boat ramp.

The first step toward a fun and relaxing day on the water is getting your boat in the water. But launching a boat isn’t always a fun and relaxing process. Trying to back a vehicle up with a trailer attached is tricky enough, but then there’s the added pressure of trying to get your boat

Treating Dog Bites at Home

Wednesday, 13 July 2022 by
A dog bites a person's hand.

Given how popular dogs are as pets in the United States, dog bites are an extremely common occurrence. It’s estimated that about 4.5 million dog bites occur in the US each year and over 800,000 of those bites require medical attention. That works out to approximately 1 in 5 dog bites requiring medical attention.  Like