A Michigan auto accident victim suffered a leg injury after an accident in which his bicycle collided with a motor vehicle. The victim brought a lawsuit for non-economic damages, i.e., tort liability, claiming that he had suffered a serious impairment of a body function (one of three allowances for non-economic damages pursuant to M.C.L. 500.3135(7).
The Michigan Court of Appeals has recently found that injuries sustained by a car accident victim, who was struck by a driver while he was riding his bicycle, were a serious impairment of a body function, as the injuries affected his general ability to lead his normal life.
To recover for tort liability, a car accident [...]
Finding a Michigan Car Accident Lawyer Through Bar Associations
There are a number of bar and lawyer associations that you can contact to request a referral for a Michigan personal injury lawyer or a Michigan auto accident lawyer. Generally, they will take your name, address and phone number and then give you the name of [...]
Finding a Michigan Auto Accident Lawyer in the Yellow Pages
Open up the yellow pages and you’ll find pages and pages of Michigan personal injury lawyers or Michigan auto accident lawyers listed both alphabetically and by area of practice. Most likely there will be a full-page advertisement on the inside front cover and the back cover [...]
Finding a Michigan Auto Accident Lawyer Through Word of Mouth
Finding a Michigan personal injury lawyer or Michigan auto accident lawyer through word-of-mouth basically means getting a recommendation by someone you know, like a friend, family member, co-worker, neighbor or even someone you meet at a party. Word-of-mouth referrals immediately start off as an advantageous way [...]
Finding a Michigan Personal Injury Lawyer or Michigan Auto Accident Lawyer From Television or Radio
Television and radio advertisements are another way for lawyers to market themselves and for you to find a Michigan personal injury lawyer or Michigan auto accident lawyer. Most attorneys that advertise on television, as you have probably noticed already, practice [...]
Finding a Michigan Auto Accident Lawyer Through Referral Agencies
There are a number of lawyer referral agencies that you can find in the yellow pages or on the Internet that maintain databases of Michigan attorneys that practice different areas of law. Generally, these attorneys pay to be included in the database as opposed to being [...]
Finding a Michigan Car Accident Lawyer Using the Internet
The Internet has simplified and reduced the costs and process for attorneys to market themselves. Consequently, it’s not very hard to find a Michigan personal injury lawyer or Michigan car accident lawyer on the Internet. All you have to do is conduct a search engine request [...]
Why is it important to have a good Michigan Auto Accident Lawyer represent you?
It is extremely important to have a very good Michigan auto accident lawyer representing you if you have suffered injuries from a Michigan car accident. The magnitude of having a good Michigan auto accident lawyer on your side equals that of having [...]
The Michigan Court of Appeals recently held that the Detroit Medical Center was entitled to recover from an insurance company the medical expenses it incurred in treating an injured driver because the injured driver was not the “owner” of the uninsured vehicle she was driving at the time of the accident. Under M.C.L. 500.3113 of [...]