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Child Passenger Safety: Car Seat Laws In Michigan

Child Passenger Safety: Car Seat Laws In Michigan

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. In fact, more than 70 percent of child car seats are improperly installed, leaving our youngest passengers with little protection in an Michigan auto accident. Many child passenger deaths and injuries can be prevented by the proper use of car and […]

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Posted in: Auto Accident Safety, Auto Safety, Child Passenger Safety, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan Auto 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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Posted in: Auto Accident Safety, Auto Safety, Michigan Auto Law, Michigan Bicycle Law, Michigan Bicycle Safety, Michigan Pedestrian Law

Appellate Court Nixes “Innocent Third-Party Rule” In PIP Cases Involving Fraud

Appellate Court Nixes “Innocent Third-Party Rule” In PIP Cases Involving Fraud

The “innocent third-party rule” in Michigan no longer exists in cases of insurance fraud — at least until the state Legislature decides to create such a rule, the Michigan Court of Appeals announced in Bazzi v Sentinel Ins Co (Docket No. 320518). As a result, innocent third parties, including medical providers who treat persons injured […]

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Posted in: Auto No-Fault Insurance, Michigan Auto Law, Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan No-Fault Act, Michigan Supreme Court

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