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2015 Nationwide Traffic Deaths Are Highest In Four Years

2015 Nationwide Traffic Deaths Are Highest In Four Years

Traffic deaths across the nation jumped 7.7 percent in 2015 to 35,200 — the highest number of traffic deaths since 2008 and the first increase since 2012, according to a July 1 report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Notably, the NHTSA report also revealed a 13 percent surge in traffic deaths for bicyclists, […]

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Posted in: Auto Accident Safety, Auto Safety, Michigan Bicycle Law, Michigan Bicycle Safety, Michigan Pedestrian Law

Motorists: Watch Out For More Cyclists & Pedestrians During Summer

Motorists: Watch Out For More Cyclists & Pedestrians During Summer

Summer is here … and that means warm Michigan days and nights. It also means more pedestrians and cyclists on the roadways. With that in mind, the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office is reminding motorists — especially teenage drivers — that they need to take extra precaution when encountering vulnerable roadway users, including cyclists, pedestrians […]

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Michigan Traffic Accident Deaths Spiked In 2015

Michigan Traffic Accident Deaths Spiked In 2015

On the heels of a downward trend in recent years, Michigan traffic accident deaths jumped 10 percent in 2015 — with a whopping 57 percent spike in fatalities involving bicyclists. In 2015, there were 963 traffic-accident deaths on the state’s roadways, up from 876 in 2014, according to new information released by the Michigan State […]

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Posted in: Auto Accident Safety, Auto Safety, Michigan Auto Law, Michigan Bicycle Law, Michigan Bicycle Safety, Michigan Motorcycle Accident, Michigan Motorcycle Law, Michigan Motorcycle Safety, Michigan Pedestrian Law, Semi-Truck Accidents, Semi-Truck Safety

Grand Rapids personal injury attorney participates in WGVU “Ask the Lawyer” Segment

Grand Rapids personal injury attorney participates in WGVU “Ask the Lawyer” Segment

Tom Sinas, one of our auto accident attorneys in Grand Rapids, answered questions about Michigan no-fault law and bicycle law Tom Sinas, one of our Grand Rapids car accident lawyers, appeared on WGVU’s “Ask the Lawyer” with Shelley Irwin on June 11, 2015 (see the video below). Tom joined local bankruptcy attorney April Hulst of […]

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Posted in: Auto Insurance Rates, Auto Negligence, Auto No-Fault Insurance, Auto No-Fault Reform, Firm News, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Michigan Auto Law, Michigan Bicycle Safety, Michigan No-Fault Act, No-Fault Benefits

“Lids for Kids” provided 496 Grand Rapids area kids with free bike helmets

“Lids for Kids” provided 496 Grand Rapids area kids with free bike helmets

This second annual bike helmet event was a great success, thanks to the help and support of our sponsors, partners, and the Grand Rapids community Last Saturday marked our firm’s second annual Lids for Kids bike helmet and safety event, geared towards providing free bike helmets to Grand Rapids kids who might not otherwise have […]

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