Attorney Kevin Komar Is Newest Member Of Sinas Dramis Personal Injury Team

The Sinas Dramis Law Firm is pleased to welcome attorney Kevin Komar to its personal injury team.

Kevin represents persons who are injured in auto accidents, semi-truck crashes, motorcycle collisions and bicycle accidents, including claims for Michigan no-fault benefits. He also handles other types of personal injury matters, including wrongful death accident claims, highway defect cases and premises liability claims.

Before joining the Lansing office of Sinas Dramis, Kevin spent 17 years as a Michigan personal injury attorney in the Detroit area. During that time, he obtained several substantial verdicts and settlements ...

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George Sinas Named “Top 10” Michigan Personal Injury Lawyer

Law Firm & Partner Achievements Featured In First Issue Of Leading Lawyers Magazine – Michigan Edition

George Sinas has been recognized by Leading Lawyers as a “Top 10″ Michigan plaintiffs’ personal injury lawyer. He is one of only two personal injury attorneys outside the metro-Detroit area to be listed.

Attorneys who are named Leading Lawyers are recommended by their peers as being among the best in their practice area. Less than 5 percent of all Michigan attorneys receive the Leading Lawyers

“I am humbled to receive ...

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Michigan Catastrophic Claims Fee: Where Does Your Money Go?

Legislation Would Make State-Operated Fund More Transparent

If you have no-fault insurance, you currently pay an annual $170 Michigan catastrophic claims fee for each vehicle that you insure. The payment is in addition to your auto insurance premium.

Where does the money go? It goes into a statewide fund that’s managed by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA). The association sets the yearly fee and uses the money to reimburse insurance companies for no-fault benefits paid to those who are the most seriously injured in a Michigan car accident.

The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association fee usually changes every year. In ...

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Car Accident While Working? Get Proper Compensation For Your Injuries

Being injured in a car accident while working can be a very stressful time. Not only are you temporarily unable to earn a living, but you are also most likely in physical pain and may be suffering emotional trauma.

In addition to your physical, emotional and financial concerns, you will also need to file certain claims to make sure you’re adequately compensated for your work-related car accident.

Car Accident While Working: Getting Compensation

Basically, there are three primary sources of compensation for a person who’s injured in a car accident at work:

  • workers’ compensation insurance.
  • no-fault insurance benefits.
  • liability claim against the other driver.

Workers’ Compensation

When employees ...

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Attorney Jon Homa Joins Sinas Dramis Auto No-Fault Team

We are pleased to announce that attorney Jon Homa has joined the Sinas Dramis Law Firm as the newest associate in the Lansing office.

As a Michigan personal injury lawyer, Jon focuses primarily on handling cases involving auto no-fault law. He represents plaintiffs from across the state who are injured in motor vehicle collisions, trucking accidents, motorcycle crashes and bicycle accidents.

In addition, Jon handles claims involving constitutional rights, particularly alleged civil rights violations.

Before joining Sinas Dramis as an associate attorney, Jon served as a law clerk at the firm for several years. During ...

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Saginaw Broadbent Accidents In Lansing Continue To Increase

Traffic Signal Needed On This Dangerous Stretch Of Road

It’s not unusual to see or hear about car accidents at Saginaw and Broadbent, which is why this west Lansing intersection has been designated a Michigan dangerous road.

Saginaw heading into Grand Ledge (also known as M-43) is an east-west four-lane highway. Broadbent is a north-south two-lane road that crosses Saginaw.

The number of Saginaw Broadbent accidents has been inching upward in recent years. Some of the reasons for the increasing number of accidents at the Saginaw Broadbent intersection are:

  • motorists traveling east-west on Saginaw are often driving in excess of 50 mph.
  • because ...
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Why Your Car Accident Police Report Is So Important

After a car crash, you’ll likely be shaken up and thinking of many things. It’s understandable that you may find yourself asking what you should do after the car accident.

While there are many things you will need to handle after the crash, one of the most important is getting a copy of the police report.

Here’s why.

Why The Police Report Is Needed

The main reason you need a copy of the police report is this: you must provide it to your auto insurance company to claim Michigan no-fault PIP benefits. These benefits are payable no matter who was at ...

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Michigan Speed Limit Increase: Will Roads Become More Dangerous?

The speed limit on certain stretches of Michigan interstates is increasing to 75 mph, while it jumping to 65 mph on other state highways. This Michigan speed limit increase began taking effect gradually on May 1, 2017.

According to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), the speed limit on more than 600 miles of freeways is being boosted from 70 to 75 mph, while it going up to 65 mph on another 938 miles of state roadways. Speed limit signs started changing May 1, and the higher speed limit is official when the roads are actually signed.

The speed limit ...

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Speeding Michigan Semi-Trucks Can Be Deadly

A recent accident on U.S. 23 involving an 18-wheeler and eight passenger vehicles is a sobering reminder of the horrific damage and catastrophic injuries that speeding Michigan semi-trucks can cause.

According to reports, the truck driver allegedly caused the nine-vehicle pileup on April 23, 2017. A preliminary investigation showed the driver failed to stop his 2015 Freightliner semi-truck as he approached passenger vehicles that were stopped in a construction area on southbound U.S. 23. Two people in the passenger vehicles died in the collision, while another person who was critically injured died several days later. The truck driver reportedly suffered ...

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Tougher Michigan Distracted Driving Laws Proposed

State lawmakers are ramping up their efforts to crack down on Michigan distracted driving — particularly cell phone use behind the wheel.

Rep. Martin Howrylak recently introduced House Bill 4466, which would toughen current Michigan distracted driving laws by banning the use of hand-held portable electronic devices for anyone operating a motor vehicle. Under the proposal, having a portable electronic device in your hand while driving would be a primary offense, which means law enforcement could pull you over for holding a cell phone or other device.

Cell phones are a leading cause of distracted driving accidents. The National ...

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