Burn Survivor Attorney Steve Weston Attends 2019 World Burn Congress

Kalamazoo personal injury attorney, Steven Weston, has been representing and advocating for burn survivors for 34 years. Steve has a reputation among burn treatment professionals across the nation as an attorney who has taken the time to study the medical, psycho-emotional, and social-family challenges and needs of burn survivors. He has also been active in supporting efforts at burn prevention. While Sinas Dramis has advocated for the rights of burn survivors since we opened our doors in 1951, we knew when Steve Weston joined the firm, it was an opportunity to provide additional expertise and resources to this ...

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How Trucking Companies Fight Lawsuits and What to Look for in a Lawyer to Challenge Them

Your life can change in the blink of an eye – and for one family, that’s exactly what happened one morning in rural Michigan when a reckless commercial truck driver caused a completely preventable crash. But despite the immediate devastation, the trucking company’s handling of the situation was further insult to the family’s many injuries. The following is a tragic example of how trucking companies fight lawsuits, avoid liability, and treat seriously injured people based on simple factors like one’s home address. This article also outlines the reason why it’s paramount to find an attorney who will go to ...

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Sinas Dramis Earns Multiple Rankings in 2020 “Best Law Firms” List

It is with great pleasure we announce the firm’s rankings in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” List. These rankings indicate professional excellence, exemplary client and peer ratings, and a unique combination of legal knowledge and skills. In addition, earning a tiered recognition signals excellence and breadth of legal expertise in that area of law.

This year, Sinas Dramis Law Firm received the following tiered rankings by U.S. News and Best Lawyers:

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Jury Rejects View of At-Fault Driver’s Insurance Company, Returns Significant Verdict

Michigan personal injury attorney, Stephen Sinas, obtained justice for a Lansing motorcyclist injured by a negligent driver. After a multi-day trial in the Ingham County Circuit Court, the jury awarded the plaintiff damages in the total amount of $536,857, nearly five times the settlement offer amount.

 

Automobile Vs Motorcycle Case Specifics

The at-fault driver caused the crash with the motorcyclist when she attempted to turn left in front of the plaintiff while he was riding on his motorcycle. The plaintiff’s injuries included fractures of the second and third metatarsal in the left foot, as well as a late-diagnosed traumatic injury ...

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Putting Clergy Sexual Abuse in the Past

Clergy sexual abuse has been headline news across the United States for years. However, media coverage has recently expanded following the release of a report from a Pennsylvania Grand Jury in 2018, concluding that 300 priests sexually abused more than 1,000 child victims over the span of seven decades. Since that time, the global movement to hold religious organizations responsible for abuse has remained in the media spotlight. On September 27, 2019, the Diocese of Lansing released a list of Michigan priests accused of sexual abuse. The release of priests’ names in Lansing is consistent with the growing nationwide trend ...

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Delay, Deny, Defend – Tactics Insurance Companies Use to Avoid Paying Claims

You paid your car insurance premiums faithfully. You chose an insurance company you thought would have your best interests in mind. But now, you’ve found yourself in a complicated situation. You’ve been in a car accident and your auto insurance company – and the security it was supposed to provide – is suddenly nowhere to be found.

Although auto insurance companies lure customers in through supportive slogans promising a neighbor-like reputation, their actions following an accident can seem anything but. This is because, while auto insurance companies portray themselves as a friend to turn to after an accident, at the ...

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Tips for Buying Auto Insurance – Michigan’s Mandatory and Optional Coverages

The price of auto insurance has been a major debate in Michigan over the last couple of years. And while cost is important, a cheaper policy often means insufficient coverage in the event of a car crash. Bryan Waldman, whose practice specializes in handling Michigan auto accidents, recently appeared on WLNS 6 “Legal Edge” to offer a few tips for buying auto insurance. The first step to buying your auto insurance is understanding the different coverages – both mandatory and optional.

Mandatory Auto Insurance Coverages in Michigan

First, it’s important to understand that if you own a vehicle, Michigan law requires you ...

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Grandparents’ Rights in Michigan – Visitation and Grandparenting Time

Every year, the Sunday following Labor Day celebrates grandparents as National Grandparents Day. First recognized in 1979 under the Jimmy Carter Administration, National Grandparents Day honors the values, strength, and guidance passed down from grandparents to subsequent generations. Attorney Bryan Waldman went over grandparents’ rights in Michigan on WLNS 6 Legal Edge in honor of the holiday.

What is Grandparenting Time?

When people talk about their rights as grandparents, they’re most likely referring to grandparenting time. If you’ve never heard the term and are wondering “what is grandparenting time” it’s the court intervening and stating grandparents have a legal right to see ...

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Michigan Drone Laws – Privacy, Registration, and Where to Fly

Drones have become the hot new item over the last several years. In fact, the FAA claims there are more than a million drones in the United States alone. A relatively new technology, flying a drone is a great hobby that gets people outdoors more and can be a great past-time for individuals and families alike. However, whether you’re an aerial photographer grabbing the sickest shots of the Michigan coast, or an amateur backyard enthusiast, it’s your responsibility to understand Michigan drone laws. Attorney Bryan Waldman was on WLNS 6 Legal Edge recently explaining what drone operators can and ...

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Who Pays for the Children’s Medical Expenses After a Divorce?

As co-parents navigate their way through the divorce process or unmarried couples separate, one thing that often generates a lot of confusion and concern is how to handle medical expenses. Who pays for the children’s medical expenses after a divorce? How are the bills split? Are both parents responsible for a portion of every single medical expense? If you’re in the process of filing for divorce or have recently separated and are wondering how to handle child medical bills after divorce, Michigan family law attorney, Jackie Dupler, offers the following information and advice.

Medical Expenses Factored into Child Support Calculations

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