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In light of this last week’s tragic news stories involving gun related injuries, we would like to write about gun safety and ways to avoid gun accidents in Michigan, especially to protect the future of this great country, our children. Safely securing your firearms significantly reduces the likelihood of your children finding them. Keep guns

Dog Bite Prevention [Infographic]

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The title says it all: Scott Goodwin is good at what he does, and his accomplishments have, yet again, been recognized. According to a recent news article: “Scott Goodwin, president-elect of the Michigan Association for Justice, was named by Super Lawyers magazine as a Super Lawyer and Top 50 of all consumer practice lawyers. The

It seemed like an ordinary day for Johnny Longfellow. Mr. Longfellow woke up and ran his razor repeatedly over his face until it was as smooth as silk. He ate breakfast, let the dog out, and took the garbage cans to the end of his paved driveway. He got in his car and proceeded to

Today we’re talking about our legal reputations in the Michigan personal injury community. We are committed to you. What’s the bottom line? If you’ve been injured in any type of motor vehicle accident – truck, motorcycle, car, pedestrian collision – then contact our offices immediately. We are always here for you and we are always

Last Tuesday, according to officials, just near Zeeb Rd. on 94 Westbound, a semi truck jackknifed, which caused another semi truck to collide into it. As a result of the accident, diesel fuel was spilled all over the expressway along with an unknown substance. The Washtenaw County Hazardous Materials Team responded to the accident and

Did you know that Car-deer crashes in Michigan cause at least $130 million in damage each year, which is an average of $2,000 per vehicle involved? In 2004, there were more than 60,000 car-deer crashes. And according to Michigan Deer Crash Coalition Chairman Richard J. Miller (AAA Michigan): “Statistics show that most motorist deaths and

According to Michigan.gov: Michigan has a primary seat belt law, which means law enforcement can stop and ticket motorists solely for not being buckled up. The law requires: Passengers 8-15 to buckle up in all seating positions Drivers and front seat passengers to be buckled up Michigan’s child passenger safety law requires: Children younger than

As of 2012: Fatalities 936 Fatality Rate (Deaths Per 100 Million Vehicle Miles) 0.99 Number of Persons Injured 70,518 Total Crash Rate 290.48 Total Crashes 273,891 Personal Injury Crash Rate 54.82 Fatal Crashes 870 Property Damage Crash Rate 234.74 Injury Crashes 51,685 Fatal Crash Rate 0.92 Property Damage Only Crashes 221,336 Alcohol-Related Crashes 10,014 Annual

Northwestern Highway recently added bicycle lanes from 14 mile to Inkster, and while Northwestern Highway has a 50 M.P.H. speed limit, it doesn’t mean that bikes can’t safely share the road with Michigan’s drivers. Drivers need to remember that if they see person riding their bicycle, then they should approach with caution. If no one

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