Can Electric Scooters Ride in Bike Lanes?

The answer is yes, and no, it all depends on where you live.

While a lot of us probably assume that the best place for riding an electric scooter is in a bike lane solely based on their similar speeds, the truth isn’t so straightforward. In fact, a number of Michigan municipalities have issued citations or tickets to people for doing just that. This reaction by law enforcement comes as a surprise, as this seems like the safest place for them. ...

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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 ...

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Sinas Dramis Attorneys Named 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Sinas Dramis Law Firm is pleased to announce several of the firm’s attorneys have been selected as 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and 2018 Michigan Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating system intended to aid in the hiring and retaining of an attorney using a patented, multi-phase selection process. Twelve peer-recognition and professional achievement indicators select the attorneys recognized by these lists annually.

Super Lawyers recognizes only the top five percent of attorneys from more than 70 practice areas per ...

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Five Sinas Dramis Attorneys Featured in 25th Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Sinas Dramis Law Firm is proud to announce that five of our personal injury attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. This is a highly regarded distinction in the legal profession and to the public, and we wish to congratulate these individuals for this esteemed accomplishment. The attorneys recognized include:

 

Best Lawyers in America, 25th Edition

For more than thirty years, Best Lawyers in America has honored attorneys ...

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George Sinas Receives Esteemed Earl J. Cline & Sherwin Schreier Award for Excellence

Recently, at its annual dinner and reception honoring past chairpersons, the Negligence Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan honored George Sinas with the prestigious Cline & Schreier Award for Excellence. In an announcement earlier last month, the Negligence Law Section stated,

“George has epitomized excellence in automotive related litigation for decades. He is being honored for his work on behalf of his clients and the profession… George has played a substantial role in ...

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Stats Show Inexperience Leading Contributor in a US 127 Accident in Lansing

School’s out and summer is in full swing. People are hitting the road on vacations and road trips. And a glance at last year’s crash report reveals one thing – teen drivers contribute largely to the increased risk of a US 127 accident, one of Lansing’s most dangerous roads.

Injured? Call for a free consultation today.

What We Know – Teen Involvement

Michigan drivers have entered what is known as the ...

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An Uncertain Future for Autonomous Cars in Michigan

Personal injury attorney, Steve Sinas, recently published an article regarding the dilemma facing autonomous cars in Michigan. Here’s a brief overview of current legislation surrounding self-driving vehicles and how it creates uncertainty as well as leaves many questions about the payment of no-fault benefits unanswered.

Autonomous Cars and the Need for Smarter Legislation

With technology moving at the speed of light and autonomous cars becoming a certainty in the near future, questions continue to arise with ...

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MSU Reaches $500 Million Settlement with Survivors of Larry Nassar

Late Tuesday evening, May 15, 2018, Michigan State University reached a settlement with the 332 sexual abuse survivors of Larry Nassar. While the substantial MSU settlement amount cannot begin to repair the damage caused by the former physician, it is a step in the right direction of serving justice and bringing closure to the Army of Survivors.

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Bluetooth Motorcycle Helmet – Dangerous or a Rider Necessity?

In an increasingly connected world, it’s no wonder hands-free communication is essential for operators of both automobiles and motorcycles. And for motorcyclists, the newest player on the scene is the Bluetooth motorcycle helmet. These helmets wirelessly connect rider-to-rider, or rider to their mobile device. Once connected, riders are alerted to incoming calls, can listen to music, or receive navigation instructions.

Without a doubt, hands-free connectivity is important for keeping eyes on the road. After all, nothing is scarier than seeing someone ...

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Michigan Motorcycle Helmet Law – A 2018 Complete Guide

It’s the wind in your hair, the sun on your skin, the deeper connection to your natural environment from the seat of your motorcycle. And there’s nothing else quite like it.

We get the reasons you ride

But as a personal injury law firm that represents countless riders seriously injured in motorcycle accidents, we hope you’ll take the time to fully understand Michigan’s motorcycle helmet law before deciding whether or not to wear a helmet. While ...

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