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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

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

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

Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance laws have long been a hot topic amongst lawmakers and after years of ongoing debate, Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently officially signed a bill into law that will overhaul the state’s auto insurance laws. Since 1973, Michigan has had a unique system of no-fault auto insurance that was intended to lower costs

When you’re running late, one of the last things you want to see is that your car is covered with snow. Having to take the time to clear your car of snow and ice before heading anywhere is definitely one of the most annoying parts of Michigan winters, especially if you don’t have covered parking

In a recent 22-13 vote, the Michigan Senate has approved a bill banning breed-specific dog regulations. This bill, Senate Bill 741, states that local governments are not allowed to enact or enforce ordinances, policies, resolutions, or rules that regulate dogs based on its breed or perceived breed. However, this bill still allows local governments which

Without a doubt, Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance law is one of the most unique — and controversial — laws in the state. If you’re severely injured in a car accident, the benefits you can receive under the Michigan no-fault law are absolutely priceless. But others see the law as being the reason for the fact

Nearly every state in the country requires drivers to have auto insurance, but Michigan’s auto insurance laws are unique. Michigan is one of twelve states to have a no-fault auto insurance law, which means that in the event of a car accident, each party involved makes a claim through their own insurance provider regardless of

On June 27, 2016, Governor Rick Snyder signed two bills authorizing the creation of a one-year long pilot program to investigate whether or not a roadside testing program involving saliva testing for drivers who are suspected to be under the influence of drugs would be accurate and reliable. Under the new program, if a police

As the water crisis in Flint continues, millions of people in the state of Michigan and across the country are demanding answers about how something like this could have happened and what could have been done to stop it. A big way to get answers to those questions would involve finding out exactly what Governor

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