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When a child is being taken advantage of in a place where they should feel safe, it’s up to you as their parent to identify and protect them from such abuse. Unfortunately, sexual abuse in public schools happens far more frequently than you might think, and it’s not always apparent. Children can suffer abuse…

Michigan is a no-fault state for auto insurance. That means you’ll need to carry personal injury protection (PIP) coverage on your auto insurance policy. In the case of a car accident, you’ll file a claim through your own insurer. PIP coverage will cover your medical expenses and lost wages up to the limits of your…

Many people think that they simply need to contact their insurance company after a vehicle crash, and in some cases, this is the correct response; however, if you’ve been seriously injured in your crash, you’ll want a lawyer to help you handle your vehicle wreck claim. That’s because if you’ve been…

You were going along, maybe heading into the office, when out of the blue a distracted driver struck you. How do you know that a person was driving distracted? In some cases, phone records will demonstrate cell phone use while driving. In other cases, the driver may admit that they…

It has been several years since the Michigan Court of Appeals issued its groundbreaking decision in Bahri v IDS Property Casualty Ins Co, holding that alleged fraud by an insured void the entire no-fault policy, thereby eliminating the insurance company’s obligation to pay benefits. Although the Bahri ruling was appealed, the Michigan Supreme Court declined…

When you’re injured in a Michigan car accident, your own no-fault insurance company pays personal injury protection (PIP) benefits. These benefits include medical costs and other allowable expenses, work-loss benefits and replacement services. However, in cases where a person has died, been disabled or suffered a serious impairment in an auto accident,…

Most people aren’t injured in an accident every day—thank goodness—so when it does happen, it’s understandable that you don’t know what to expect when filing an injury claim. First, you need to know that not every accident will qualify you to file a personal injury claim. If you are the only…

Losing a loved one is always traumatic. But knowing that your loved one died in a preventable accident makes it even worse. When someone is killed because of another person’s careless, reckless, or negligent actions, you can seek damages in a wrongful death claim. Filing a wrongful death claim may seem hard…

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare—child abuse. You take your child to a childcare facility, where you believe he or she will be safe and protected while you work to provide for your family. Instead, your child is abused, neglected, or otherwise mistreated. You’re enraged, but you don’t know what to…