We recently wrote about the intentional infliction of emotional distress in Michigan. Today, we’re going to inform you about its close cousin: negligent infliction of emotional distress. First, let’s start by defining the requirements in a negligence case: 1) a duty, 2) a breach of that duty, 3) causation (both proximate cause and factual cause),
In most cases, contracts for the sale of goods include warranties. Typically, we only think about things like warranties and product guarantees when it comes to significant purchases like cars and household appliances. But in reality, every product that you buy is a type of contract. Even if you don’t get any paperwork that tells you
One car can be very different from another, but there are certain features that nearly all cars have in common. For example, whether you’re driving a top-of-the-line luxury vehicle or the least expensive car on the lot, they’re both going to have basic features like seat belts and turn signals. They should also both have
- Published in Michigan Law
A new bill proposed in the senate would make it easier to bring home your road kill, and, well, eat it or do whatever you want with the dead animal. If you’re driving along and hit a deer, then why shouldn’t you be able to take it? It’s likely caused injury to your car, and
Keeping to our wintery themed blogs this week, we want to answer some common questions about Michigan snowmobile laws. How is a Snowmobile Defined? This might seem like a silly question, but it’s important to understand what exactly is considered a snowmobile under Michigan law. A snowmobile is defined, according to our legislature, as any motor-driven vehicle
Intersections are an essential part of our roadways, but they can potentially be very dangerous places. According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, 31% of all fatal Michigan car accidents in 2019 occurred at intersections. Since we can’t just eliminate all intersections, it’s very important for drivers to fully understand the rules of
- Published in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Without a doubt, dogs are one of the most popular pets in the United States. If you don’t own a dog yourself, it’s very likely that you know someone who does or live in a neighborhood where you commonly see people out and about walking their dogs. But, unfortunately, so many dogs means that dog
- Published in Dog Bites
We all need a way to earn a living. No matter what type of industry you work in or what type of job you have, work is a big part of our lives. But some types of jobs are more dangerous than others. According to the 2017 Michigan State Fatality Assessment & Control Evaluation Report,
- Published in Personal Injury
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