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All Injuries Don’t Have To Be Detailed In Notice Of Auto Accident

All Injuries Don’t Have To Be Detailed In Notice Of Auto Accident

The notice that auto accident victims must give their automobile insurer does not have to detail all their injuries, according to the Michigan Court of Appeals. In Dillon v State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins Co, a published decision, the Court of Appeals said it was sufficient that the car accident victim told her auto insurer […]

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Turn On The Car Radio … And Turn Up The Danger

Turn On The Car Radio … And Turn Up The Danger

We all listen to the car radio while driving. Sometimes we sing along to our favorite tune or take in the news of the day. But a recent study reveals that listening to the radio while driving is a bigger distraction than originally thought, and may lead to more auto accidents.  The study focused on what’s known as the “perceptual […]

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Is Snapchat’s “Speed-Capturing” Filter Contributing To Auto Accidents?

Is Snapchat’s “Speed-Capturing” Filter Contributing To Auto Accidents?

On the night of September 10, 2015, 18-year-old Christal McGee was taking friends home in her father’s white Mercedes-Benz C230. While driving, she allegedly opened the Snapchat app on her smart phone so she could use its “speed-capturing” filter to post a photo of her driving at a high rate of speed. As McGee purportedly […]

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Some Insurers Are Engaging In “Preferred Provider” Persuasion

Some Insurers Are Engaging In “Preferred Provider” Persuasion

Persons who are injured in auto accidents have the right to select their own doctors — insurance company’s cannot dictate “preferred providers.” The Michigan Supreme Court made this “right to choose” clear in Morgan v Citizens Ins Co, 432 Mich 640 (1989), when it said that Michigan’s no-fault law “preserves to the injured person a […]

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