Sinas Dramis Attorneys Obtain Significant Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Settlement

Grand Rapids car accident attorney, Thomas Sinas, and Lansing auto accident lawyer, Steve Sinas, dedicated a large portion of 2018 assisting one Michigan family with their complex wrongful death settlement and multiple personal injury claims. We are pleased to announce a major result of $7,775,000 on behalf of our clients.

Despite best intentions, sometimes tragedy simply can’t be avoided. This is the case for one particular Michigan family who has spent the last several years navigating the overwhelming aftermath of a serious automobile accident. The results of this accident included numerous traumatic injuries, psychological trauma, ...

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Michigan Snowmobile Laws -Keeping Riders Safe This Winter

Michigan winters can oftentimes last for what seems like forever. However, there’s still tons to do outside in Michigan during the winter. For those who enjoy recreational winter activities, such as snowmobiling, this is a time of year we look forward to. Though snowmobiling is a fun activity, it’s important to know the Michigan snowmobile laws that help keep you safe. Michigan State Police reported 14 deaths the 2017-2018 snowmobiling season, which is actually a lower fatality rate compared to previous years.

Before you hop on your snowmobile this winter, get up to speed on Michigan snowmobile laws and snowmobile safety information. ...

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Lame Duck Session – What Michiganders Should Know Right Now

When talking about “lame duck,” we aren’t referencing a bird. Michigan is just one of ten other states with legislators working an entire year – January through December. Michigan lame duck session refers to the four week period of time after Election Day when leaving legislators, and in some cases governors, are still presiding over legislation. Tom Sinas, Grand Rapids personal injury attorney, explains the significance of the Michigan lame duck session occurring right now in the state.

Why Michigan Lame Duck Session is Important

Since Michigan has a full year legislative calendar, previously elected officials are still working. These ...

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Sinas Dramis Announces Corporate Law Firm Name Change

We are pleased to announce that, in order to reflect our current leadership and best serve our clients, we have changed our formal corporate name from Sinas, Dramis, Brake, Boughton & McIntyre, P.C. to Sinas, Dramis, Larkin, Graves & Waldman, P.C. In all aspects other than legally and formally, the Sinas Dramis Law Firm remains unchanged. We continue to operate exactly as we have for the last seven decades, offering unparalleled legal representation in the areas of personal injury and family law.

Under our new law firm name change, we honor our partners and senior-most attorneys who have dedicated the vast majority ...

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Kent County Legal Assistance Center – Passing of the Torch

As one Sinas Dramis attorney completes a distinguished three-year run in leadership positions at Kent County Legal Assistance Center, another picks up the torch to continue ensuring fair access to justice for West Michigan residents, regardless of resources.

Over his three years at Legal Assistance Center, Tom Sinas has provided support and leadership in various roles. As of  December 6, 2018, his term has come to an end. At a final gathering, Tom received a commemorative plaque in recognition of the time, talent, and skills he dedicated in service of those who otherwise may not have received the justice they ...

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Super Lawyers Honors George Sinas with High Recognitions

We are pleased to announce that Sinas Dramis managing partner, George Sinas, is not only included in this year’s Michigan Super Lawyers list in the category of plaintiff’s personal injury law, he was also listed as one of Michigan’s Top 100 Super Lawyers. While he has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer every year since 2006, George is the only Lansing area attorney specializing in plaintiff personal injury litigation that was named Top 100 Super Lawyers for 2018 in Michigan.

Inclusion in the Super Lawyers list itself is an incredible distinction, and receiving this additional inclusion is uniquely ...

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Drive Safe Michigan – Private Property Stop Signs and Emergency Vehicle Passing

Update: New emergency passing law goes into effect on February 13, 2019.

Anyone who’s taken a driver’s training class knows the basic laws that govern Michigan roads. But most of us fail to keep ourselves up-to-date as these regulations change. As part of our commitment to helping Michigan residents better understand the law, we’re starting Drive Safe Michigan. This campaign focuses on sharing traffic law information in an effort to improve Michigan roads and driving.

Michigan car accident attorney, Steve Sinas, recently appeared on Fox 47’s Morning Blend to kick off the campaign. He covered two very relevant and timely ...

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Steve Sinas Argues Out-of-State No-Fault Case at Michigan Supreme Court

On November 19, 2018, Stephen Sinas argued an out-of-state no-fault case at Michigan Supreme Court. Sinas Dramis appellate attorney, Joel Finnell, took the leading role on the appellate briefing.

The issue in the case was whether our clients, who are Michigan residents, could recover no-fault insurance benefits when they were injured in a motor vehicle crash that occurred in Florida. Furthermore, they occupied a vehicle purchased and used exclusively in Florida at the time of the accident. This vehicle was insured under a Florida insurance policy. However, our clients had no-fault insurance coverage that covered several vehicles they used in Michigan.

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Prominent Personal Injury Attorney, Brian Molde, Joins Sinas Dramis Grand Rapids Team

It is with great pleasure that we announce personal injury attorney Brian Molde has joined Sinas Dramis Law Firm. A longtime resident of Rockford, Michigan, Brian is a welcome addition to our West Michigan automobile accident and no-fault team.

Brian brings a wealth of experience to Sinas Dramis Law Firm and is committed to protecting the rights of the injured in Michigan. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law, Brian returned to Michigan where he began working with the Court of Appeals’ research division. He then dedicated the next decade of his career at a well-established firm ...

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Michigan Proposal 3 – Making Voting Easier and More Secure

Recently passed in the midterms, Michigan Proposal 3 deals with election laws. It will amend the Michigan constitution with the intent of making it easier for people to vote as well as improve the security of elections in the state. Bryan Waldman, Michigan personal injury attorney, recently discussed these changes on WLNS Legal Edge.

Michigan Proposal 3 – Making Voting Easier

There are several ways voting will become easier for Michiganders now that Proposal 3 has passed, including the following:

  1. Shortening voter registration period. Before, voters had to register at least 30 days prior to elections to vote. This is ...
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