How Medicaid Affects a Personal Injury Case

Under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, the Medicaid program expanded, causing the number of those reliant on the program in the United States to greatly increase as more people became eligible. In a recent appearance on Fox 17 “Know the Law” Grand Rapids personal injury attorney Tom Sinas explains how Medicaid affects a personal injury case....

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

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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. However, while boating is fun, it can also be dangerous. There's always the risk of suffering an injury in a Michigan boating accident.   Michigan Boating Injury Numbers Are On The Rise According to the U.S. Coast Guard, 65 people were injured in Michigan boating accidents in 2016. In total, there were 125 boating accidents last year, with damages totaling more than $550,000. In addition, 38 people died in Michigan boating accidents in 2016. This is the most recreational...

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Limitations on Damages in a Catastrophic Train Accident

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The aftermath of the Amtrak train accident highlights an unfortunate reality with which its victims will have to grapple. We all remember the devastating Amtrak train accident that took place in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015, killing eight people and injuring over 200. The train was traveling twice the speed limit, at 106 miles per hour, before it jumped the tracks with most of the cars landing on their sides. More than twenty lawsuits have been filed against Amtrak and the engineer responsible for the crash, and dozens of injured passengers struggle to recover from their injuries, including Kathryn Varnum and her...

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