Grand Rapids Personal Injury Attorney Recognized As An “Up & Coming Lawyer”

Thomas G. Sinas, a Sinas Dramis Law Firm partner and Grand Rapids personal injury attorney, has been named a 2016 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, a statewide legal publication.

Tom is one of 30 Michigan attorneys chosen by Michigan Lawyers Weekly to receive the honor. The practitioners selected for the award have been lawyers for 10 years or less and “display the ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that make them worthy of the Up & Coming ...

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Parents, Talk To Your Teenagers About Distracted Driving

FACT: Distracted driving is involved in 6 of 10 crashes that seriously injure teenagers.

FACT: Parents influence their teen’s driving habits more than they think.

 

One week every October is designated as National Teen Driver Safety Week, helping to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and preventable teenage deaths and injuries on the roads. It also offers parents an excellent opportunity to talk to their teens about safe driving habits.

Studies show that only about 25 percent of parents ...

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Bills Regulating Ride Sharing Regulations In Michigan Don’t Do Enough

*** Note: This blog post was updated 3/13/2017 to reflect Michigan’s new ride-sharing laws (Public Acts 345, 346, 347 and 348 of 2016).

For several years, ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have been operating in Michigan without any state oversight. But on March 21, 2017, this changed when Public Acts 345, 346, 347 and 348 went into effect.

Until now, it has been unsettled exactly how the auto no-fault insurance system works when Uber or Lyft ...

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Home Sharing In Michigan: The Risks & Liability Concerns

In recent years, ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have exploded onto the scene, helping create what is called the “sharing economy.” Now, home sharing in Michigan is also booming, with services like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway.

Home-sharing companies basically operate like a hotel or a bed & breakfast. They help travelers who want temporary lodging in a particular location by connecting them with individuals in that location who will host them in their own home.

But if you’re part of Michigan’s ...

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