The injuries that occur when a rider meets the road can add up to thousands or even millions of dollars in medical bills, lost wages, and replacement services.
When you are seriously injured on someone else’s property, a landowner negligence lawsuit may be the best way to be compensated for those injuries. Figuring out who to sue – the landlord or the tenant – can be troublesome. If you sue the wrong party, you could end up having your case dismissed.
When a construction crew takes over your workplace, or your home, who is responsible for injuries caused by dangers on the worksite? Should you sue contractors for worksite injuries under premises liability law, or is the landowner responsible for the work of their contractors?
Maybe there have been too many movies about fights that start in a bar until the patrons decide to “take it outside”. The Michigan Court of Appeals recently had to address the question of whether a bar owner was responsible when patrons and bouncers got into a fight off-premises that left one person dead.
This winter has been especially hard on Michigan roads. The weather patterns have resulted in massive potholes across the state, and in local neighborhoods. When Michigan potholes cause serious injury, can the government be held responsible, or do you just have to rely on your own health or auto insurance?
Imagine going to someone’s home only to trip and fall down a stair you couldn’t see in the dark. Who is responsible for your injuries? Should the homeowner have warned you, or should you have known to turn on the light? That’s the debate happening right now in the Michigan Supreme Court.
There are many reasons to go door-to-door. Whether you are a mail carrier, a canvasser, or a Girl Scout, your success depends on the ability to safely approach strangers’ homes. But what happens if you are injured on the way to the door? Are property owners responsible for uninvited visitors’ injuries?
The first winter storm of the season has rolled through Michigan, bringing ice and snow along with it. While winter weather carries an increased risk of personal injury, it doesn’t always lead to a slip and fall lawsuit. Find out what you should know about premises liability, and its limits when it comes to winter […]
Winter is just around the corner, and avid skiers are getting ready to buy an annual ski season pass. A recent Michigan Court of Appeals case warns NASTAR competitors to take a close look at the participant release before they hit the slopes.
After an auto accident, injured motorists usually aren’t particular about which auto insurance company pays their bills. However, for insurers, the priority of payments can be worth the fight. Find out what it means for you when auto insurance companies fight over who pays your no-fault benefits.