Will Speed-Limiting Devices On Semi-Trucks Reduce Crashes?

Last year, nearly 12,000 heavy trucks and buses were involved in accidents on Michigan roadways. In fact, thousands of motorists across the United States are injured or die each year in semi-truck crashes, and accidents involving buses and other large vehicles.

To help reduce the number of collisions involving these types of heavy vehicles, it has been suggested that newly manufactured vehicles with a gross weight of mornational-highway-traffic-safety-administratione than 26,000 pounds ...

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Michigan Workplace Injuries Will Soon Be Revealed Online

Whether it’s operating equipment at a construction site or replacing the rooftop on a home, more than 100,000 Michigan workers are injured on the job every year.

And while employers are supposed to report these injuries to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), this injury information has never been available for the public to see.

But that’s all about to change.

On-The-Job Injuries Disclosed

A new federal rule requires employers in high-hazard industries, including many in Michigan, to send ...

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The “Step-Down” Auto Insurance Clause: Every Michigan Family’s Nightmare

Michigan drivers purchase auto no-fault insurance not only because state law requires it, but also to protect themselves and their loved ones in the event of a crash. When buying insurance, drivers usually think their policy will not only cover them in an accident, but will also cover their family members who are injured while riding with them.

Unfortunately, that’s not always the case — and many Michigan families aren’t finding out until it’s too late.

Here’s the deal. Some ...

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Lansing Personal Injury Attorneys Among The Best Lawyers In America® 2017

We are pleased to announce that five attorneys at the Sinas Dramis Law Firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017.

The attorneys chosen for the 23rd edition of Best Lawyers in America© and their recognized practice areas are:

George T. SinasPersonal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Timothy J. Donovan:  Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

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Steve Sinas Talks Pokémon Go Legal Concerns With Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Lansing personal injury lawyer Steve Sinas explains the dangers and legal issues associated with playing Pokémon Go, in an article that’s featured in Michigan Lawyers Weekly (MiLW), a statewide legal publication.

In “Pokémon Go presents virtual fun, real legal issues,” (August 12, 2016), Steve first discusses the Pokémon Go app’s terms of service, which cautions users to play the virtual reality game at their own risk and have insurance, in case they’re injured while playing. Users who download ...

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Boating In Michigan: What Happens If You’re Injured?

With the Great Lakes and numerous inland waterways, Michigan is a boating lover’s dream. For many, boating is way of life during the hot summer months.

But while boating is a fun activity, the possibility of suffering a personal injury in a boating accident always lingers.

Take a look at the numbers. In 2015, the U.S. Coast Guard responded to more that 4,100 recreational boating accidents. While most involved personal injuries while boating, more than 500 were fatalities — ...

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