Impaired Driving: A Persistent Threat on Michigan Roads


As a personal injury law firm deeply concerned about the impact of impaired driving in Michigan, we at Sinas Dramis Law Firm are compelled to address the alarming statistics recently reported by MLive. According to the annual drunk driving audit completed by Michigan State Police in 2023, in 2022, the state witnessed an unsettling trend: about 40% of fatal vehicle crashes involved alcohol and/or drug impairment. This troubling figure translates to 454 lives lost and over 6,000 injuries in just one year, highlighting the dire consequences of impaired driving. These numbers aren't just statistics; they represent real people whose lives...

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West Michigan Drivers Lead the State in Distracted Driving Crashes

As a dedicated Grand Rapids Car Accident Law Firm, our commitment to road safety is unwavering. Distracted driving is a pressing issue that affects countless lives every year. Recent data reported from MLive.com based on statistics by Michigan State Police, sheds light on the concerning statistics surrounding distracted-driving crashes in West Michigan throughout 2022....

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Importance of Bicyclist Safety and Legal Rights in Michigan

The rights and safety of bicyclists

When Summer begins in Michigan, and the popularity of bicycling is on the rise, unfortunately so does the number of accidents involving motor vehicles and cyclists in Michigan. When a bike is involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, it often results in severe injuries or death. This tragic fact highlights the need to understand the importance of bicyclist safety and legal rights in Michigan. ...

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Michigan Distracted Driving Laws


After years of debate throughout the Michigan Government, on June 7, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bills 4250, 4251, and 4252 into law, which amend the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code in regard to distracted driving. The bills crack down on the use of hand-held devices while driving motor vehicles, and aim to keep people safer on Michigan roadways, whether they're in another vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian. In this blog, we'll take a look at the "hands-free" laws, and provide everything you need to know about Michigan Distracted Driving Laws....

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Michigan Pedestrian Accidents: What to Know About Your Rights

Pedestrian Crashes and Michigan Motor Vehicle

An injured pedestrian may have the right to pursue uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. It's going to depend on their auto insurance policy, whether it provides coverage for the facts and circumstances of where they're injured. There can also be the issue of a person living in a household where there's a policy, but it's not issued to them. The question is whether the policy covers them as well, even though it's issued to some other relative or someone else they're living within the household. The right can be there, but it's going to depend on the facts and details...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Michigan Car Crashes

Frequently Asked Questions About Michigan Auto Accidents

No one wants to imagine getting into a car crash, but unfortunately crashes happen every day. It’s important to know what to do in the days and weeks following the crash, especially if you’re seriously injured. In the content below, Sinas Dramis Law Firm provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we get from clients, in the firm’s 70-year history handling these types of cases....

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Michigan No-Fault Disaster Continues and So Does the Coverage

Michigan No-Fault Podcast GTS Featured

As we near the three-year anniversary of Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signing Michigan auto no-fault reform legislation into law, we are once again reminded of the mess and destruction that signature has caused for a system that was once considered one of the best in the country. If you have not yet had the chance or heard, Sinas Dramis Law Firm recommends you check out a new mini three-part series on Michigan Radio’s Stateside podcast entitled Collision Course....

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