Fatal Garbage Truck Accident Near Ann Arbor

There was a tragic story in the paper today about a woman killed in a fatal garbage truck accident near Ann Arbor on February 9th in Washtenaw County. According to the Michigan State Police, a 35-year-old Ypsilanti woman was driving her car on I-94, near Michigan Avenue, when she was allegedly t-boned by a garbage truck. The woman did not survive the crash. Police are still investigating this accident.

I am very sorry to hear about this accident and send my sincerest condolences to the family of the Ypsilanti woman on  their loss.

Our Michigan car accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, the family members of the deceased woman may be able to make a claim for Survivor Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.

In addition, the car accident injury victims may also have claims for personal injuries against any driver determined to be at fault in this auto accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case. In this lawsuit, the injured victim can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident.

Also, the family members of the deceased woman may have a claim for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit against the driver that police determine was negligent and caused this accident. At the very least, the surviving family members should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victim with this type of claim. Accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Marion Township School Bus Accident

There was a story in the paper today about a student injured in a Marion Township school bus accident on January 8th in Livingston County. According to the Livingston County Sheriff, a 10 year-old male student was injured when the school bus he was on was allegedly rear-ended by a vehicle from Mobility Services Wrecker of Ann Arbor on D-19, south of Wright Road. The student was taken to St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital for treatment of his serious injuries. Police are still investigating this accident.

I am very sorry to hear about this tragic accident and hope the injured parties have a complete and full recovery from her serious injuries.

Our Ann Arbor accident injury lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, the injured student can submit a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits. No-Fault benefits will cover his medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care, replacement services, and other benefits related to injuries suffered in the accident. The injured party can claim these benefits even if he did not have a Michigan automobile insurance policy.

In addition, the car accident injury victim may also have claims for personal injuries against any driver determined to be at fault in this auto accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case. In this lawsuit, the injured victims can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident. At the very least, they should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victim with this type of claim. Accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Fatal Ypsilanti Township Pedestrian Accident

There was a story in the paper today about a fatal Ypsilanti Township pedestrian accident on December 6 in Washtenaw County. According to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, the pedestrian was walking along Michigan Avenue, near Wiard Road, when a 17-year-old driver allegedly attempted to swerve to avoid hitting the pedestrian but was unable to avoid the pedestrian. The pedestrian was killed on the scene. Police are still investigating the accident.

I am very sorry to hear about this tragic accident and offer the family of the deceased pedestrian my most sincere condolences and best wishes.

Our Michigan car accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, the family members of the deceased pedestrian may be able to make a claim for Survivor Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.

In addition, the injury victims may be able to file a lawsuit against the persons determined to be at fault in auto accident. The insurance company for the driver must still cover any injuries. In this lawsuit, the family of the deceased victim can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case.

Also, the family members of the deceased pedestrian may have a claim for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit against the driver that police determine was negligent and caused this accident. At the very least, the surviving family members should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victim with this type of claim. Accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Barry Township Hit and Run Accident

There was a story in the paper today about a pedestrian seriously injured in a Barry Township hit and run accident on November 26 in Calhoun County. According to the Barry Township Police, a 50-year-old woman was walking on Delton Road when she was allegedly hit by a dark colored sedan or minivan that fled the scene of the accident. She was taken to Borgess Hospital for treatment of her serious injuries. Police state that the vehicle may have damage to the hood or front end and was last seen on M-43. Police are still investigating and ask anyone with information to call them or Silent Observer at 1-800-310-9031.

I am very sorry to hear about this tragic accident and hope that the injured pedestrian has a complete recovery without any permanent deficits.

Our Michigan car accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, the injured pedestrian can submit a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits.  No-Fault benefits will cover her medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care, replacement services, and other benefits related to injuries suffered in the accident.  The injured party can claim these benefits even if she did not have a Michigan automobile insurance policy.

If the driver’s identity is not discovered, the injured pedestrian still has rights under the law. She may be able to file an uninsured motorists claim against her own insurance policy or another insurance policy to receive the No-Fault Benefits.

In addition, the injury victims may be able to file a lawsuit against the persons determined to be at fault in auto accident. The insurance company for the driver must still cover any injuries. In this lawsuit, the injured victim can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case. At the very least, the injured pedestrian should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victim with this type of claim. Accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

York Township Pedestrian Hit by Dump Truck

There was a story in the news today about an accident involving a York Township pedestrian hit by a dump truck on November 18 in Washtenaw County. According to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s department, a 20-year-old York Township man was walking on Judd Road, near Moon Road, when he was allegedly struck by a dump truck. He suffered serious injuries and is in critical condition at a local hospital. Police are still investigating this accident.

I am very sorry to hear about this tragic accident and hope the injured pedestrian has a complete and full recovery from his serious injuries.

Our Michigan car accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, the injured pedestrian can submit a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits. No-Fault benefits will cover his medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care, replacement services, and other benefits related to injuries suffered in the accident. The injured party can claim these benefits even if he did not have a Michigan automobile insurance policy.

In addition, the car accident injury victim may also have claims for personal injuries against any driver determined to be at fault in this auto accident as well as the owner of the dump truck. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case. In this lawsuit, the injured victim can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident. At the very least, he should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victim with this type of claim. Accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Springfield Car Accident

There was a story in the paper today about four people injured in a Springfield car accident on November 17 in Calhoun County, near Battle Creek. According to the Springfield Department of Public Safety, the four Springfield residents, including an infant, were seriously injured when the female driver of their car turned onto Dickman Road from WyndTree Apartments and was allegedly struck by a car traveling west. The female driver had to be cut from the car. All four residents were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Police are still investigating this accident.

I am very sorry to hear about this tragic accident and hope the injured parties have a complete and full recovery from her serious injuries.

Our Michigan car accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, any injured parties can submit a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits. No-Fault benefits will cover their medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care, replacement services, and other benefits related to injuries suffered in the accident. The injured party can claim these benefits even if they did not have a Michigan automobile insurance policy.

In addition, the car accident injury victim may also have claims for personal injuries against any driver determined to be at fault in this auto accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case. In this lawsuit, the injured victims can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident. At the very least, they should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victim with this type of claim. Accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Fatal M-14 Wrong Way Accident

I read a story in the newspaper today about a fatal M-14 wrong way accident this morning near Beck Road on the Washtenaw/Wayne County border. According to the Michigan State Police, a 58-year-old Ann Arbor woman was driving on M-14 when a car allegedly travelling the wrong direction, driven by a Beverly Hills woman, hit her head-on. The Ann Arbor woman died at the scene.

Police state the driver lost control of her car and alcohol was not a factor.  The Beverly Hills woman was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital. Police are still investigating this tragic accident.

I am very sorry to hear about this tragic accident and wish my most heart-felt condolences to the family of the Ann Arbor woman for their loss.

Our Michigan car accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, the family members of the Ann Arbor woman may be able to make a claim for Survivor Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.

In addition, the injury victims may be able to file a lawsuit against the persons determined to be at fault in auto accident. The insurance company for the driver must still cover any injuries. In this lawsuit, the family of the deceased victim can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case.

Also, the family members of the deceased Ann Arbor woman may have a claim for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit against the driver that police determine was negligent and caused this accident. At the very least, the surviving family should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victim with this type of claim. Accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Spring Arbor Multiple-Vehicle Accident

I read in the news today about a Spring Arbor multiple-vehicle accident that occurred on Monday, October 11th at the intersection of Spring Arbor Road and 19th Street. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s office, a 92-year-old Michigan Center man was allegedly trying to make a left turn across four lanes of traffic into Polly’s Country Market when his vehicle was allegedly struck by a white SUV and Ford Escape. The Michigan Center man was seriously injured and taken to Allegiance Health. The SUV driver and the Ford Escape driver sought medical help on their own for their injuries. Police are still investigating this accident.

I am very sorry to hear about this accident and wish all the injured parties a full and complete recovery.

Our Michigan car accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of auto accident in Michigan, the injured parties can submit a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits.  No-Fault benefits will cover their medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care, replacement services, and other benefits related to injuries suffered in the accident.  The injured parties can claim these benefits even if they did not have a Michigan automobile insurance policy.

In addition, the car accident injury victims may also have claims for personal injuries against any driver determined to be at fault in this auto accident. The insurance company for the negligent driver typically pays a settlement for this type of case. In this lawsuit, the injured victims can claim damages and compensation for the injuries suffered in the accident.  At the very least, the injured parties should hire the best possible lawyer to look into these possibilities.

An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can assist the victims with this type of claim.  Auto accident victims should not speak with the insurance adjuster for the negligent driver before consulting with an attorney.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan car accident, you can order our FREE BOOK, “The Ultimate Michigan Car Accident Handbook” by clicking on the book link.  We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan car accident cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com.  If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan car accident attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Accident Cases

Our Ann Arbor accident lawyers represent victims of Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Accidents and All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) accidents.  Many of these accident victims are children and teenagers and their injuries are often serious, and even catastrophic.

Restrictions are in effect on the operation of the ORVs by children under the age of 16.  There are also specific obligations that fall upon the parents or legal guardians of ORV riders under the age of 16, and upon the owners of ORVs.

  • A. No person under the age of 16 may operate any 3-wheeled ATV
  • B. No child the age of 10 may operate any 4-wheeled ATV, EXCEPT on private land while performing farm related work operations.
  • C. Children who are 10 and 11 years old may operate 4-wheel ATVs only when ALL of the following conditions exist:
  • Must be on land owned by the child’s parent or guardian;
  • Must be under visual supervision (see definition) of an adult;
  • Must possess a valid ORV safety certificate
  • D. Children who are 12-15 years old may operate 4-wheeled ATVs only when BOTH of the following conditions exist:
  • Must be under visual supervision of an adult;
  • Must possess a valid ORV safety certificate
  • E. Children under 16 may operate other ORVs (trail bikes, for example) only when BOTH of the following conditions exist:
  • Must be under visual supervision of an adult;
  • Must possess a valid ORV safety certificate
  • F. No child under the age of 12 may cross any street, highway or county road while operating any ORV.
  • G. Children who are at least 12 years old may cross streets and roads (only at right angles)

 Visual supervision is defined as having direct observation with the unaided eye and the ability to come to immediate aid of another ORV operator.

The parents and legal guardians of a child under the age of 16 are legally responsible if they permit the child under their care to violate any of the above.  The owner (or person in control) of an ORV is also responsible if his or her ORV is operated by a youngster.

Victims of these accidents do have legal rights and should contact an experienced Ann Arbor accident and injury lawyer as soon as possible after the accident.

Ann Arbor Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers

The traumatic brain injury lawyers at our firm represent closed head injury victims and traumatic brain injury victims in cases against negligent persons, businesses, and government entitites.  The damages in these cases are often significant, and even catastrophic, and it is essential that the brain injury victim or their family member choose an attorney with expertise in this type of injury.

Our lawyers have represented brain injury victims for the last twenty years.  We extensive knowledge of the different types of injuries, the different treatments, the the long term outcomes.  We understand how this type of injury impacts not only the victim, but the entire family. 

Attorney Daniel L. Buckfire is a member of the Michigan Brain Injury Association and is on the Michigan Brain Injury Providers Council.  He is often an invited speaker at hospitals and to nurse case managers on the Michigan No-Fault Laws and how they can help brain injury victims.

For more information about our Michigan Brain Injury Lawyers and the legal rights of brain injury victims in Michigan, contact our office at (800) 606-1717.

If you would like more information about your rights after a Michigan brain injury, you can order our FREE book, “The Ultimate Guide To Injury Cases In Michigan” by clicking on the book link. We will send it out immediately along with other important information.

For more information about Michigan brain injury cases, visit our law firm web site at www.BuckfireLaw.com. If you would like to speak with one of our Michigan brain injury attorneys about your case, feel free to call us anytime at (800) 606-1717 or simply submit this contact form and we will get back to you quickly.

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