Michigan Personal Injury Law Blog | Goodwin & Scieszka

To say that the Coronavirus pandemic has completely disrupted society is a huge understatement. Everybody is experiencing changes in their life to some degree, whether it’s simply by working at home instead of in the office or not being able to attend an event you had been looking forward to. Unfortunately, many people are no

One of the first things people learn about driving is what the colored lights on a traffic signal mean. Even children understand that a green light means “go” and a red light means “stop,” but despite how widely understood this is, far too many car crashes every year are caused by drivers running red lights.

Whether it’s a car accident case, a slip and fall, a dog bite, or medical malpractice, one of the most common questions people have about personal injury lawsuits is this: How long do I have to file my lawsuit? Generally speaking, one of the best things you can do if you’ve been injured is get

Medical malpractice cases can be very complex and difficult to handle. Even if it seems like you’ve experienced a very obvious, clear-cut case of medical negligence, cases can take longer than you might expect to resolve. One reason for that can be because of what’s known as a “Consent to Settle” clause in the doctor’s

Emergency service workers like paramedics, police officers, and firefighters all have very hard jobs to do. But since a large part of their jobs involve spending time on the road and quickly responding to urgent, life-or-death situations, other drivers on the road can make their jobs even riskier. Every year, tens of thousands of car

Nobody ever wants to have the experience of hitting an animal with their car, but it’s something that happens to many people every year. It’s a particularly common occurrence here in Michigan, with Farmers Insurance ranking Michigan as the state with the 7th highest number of car accidents involving animals during the fall months. But

Even with all the medical training and education doctors go through in order to be able to treat patients, and with all the advanced medical technology available, it’s still very common for doctors to have a difficult time properly diagnosing their patients. Sometimes, they might not recognize a patient’s symptoms, underestimate the severity of their

Generally speaking, parents tend to view the sound of their child crying as being a bad thing. But in the time immediately following birth, the sound of a baby crying for the first time can be a moment of great relief for new parents. That first cry is a sign that the baby’s lungs are

Giving birth is an extraordinarily difficult process, even under the best circumstances, and it’s extremely common for women to use epidural anesthesia to help them cope with the pain that comes along with it. According to the American Pregnancy Association, epidurals are used by over 50% of women who give birth in hospitals. Epidurals are

When people aren’t feeling well, they trust that their doctors will provide them with a diagnosis and will know how to treat it. But when it comes down to it, reaching a correct diagnosis isn’t always easy and, since doctors are human, are prone to making mistakes. Sometimes, the symptoms of one illness are extremely