Nolan Erickson

Motor Vehicle Recalls: Is Your Car or Truck Safe?

Automakers are in the news again lately for vehicle safety recalls.  General Motors announced this week that 800,000 of its popular Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups may have faulty power steering systems that could cause drivers to lose […]

Eric Washburn

Drunk Boating Accident Leads to Amputation, Other Injuries

Ten people were thrown overboard when an Indiana boat driver lost control of her speed boat on July 15 on Lake Gage in Indiana. Several people suffered serious injuries, including a lower arm amputation and a skull fracture.  The police […]

T. Thomas Metier

What Evidence Proves an Insurance Company Has Satisfied Its Statutory Duty of Proper Notice When Canceling a Policy?

Because of the lack of proof that the cancellation notices were timely sent by certified mail, American Standard did not meet its burden.

Jon Lewis

Need an attorney? Do you want a Mill or a Boutique?

So, you are in a car wreck, or you’ve suffered from medical malpractice, or a family member or acquaintance has been killed due to another’s negligence, or you’ve been defrauded or wrongfully treated by an insurance company.  What do you […]

Thomas Greer

More Deadly Distractions: Facebook Live joins the ranks of Pokémon Go and SnapChat

Headlines emerged this summer depicting a horrific car crash that occurred while a passenger streamed the entire event on Facebook Live. Video from the live feed showed a young 22-year-old woman and friend in a small Volkswagen as it cut […]

David Mittleman

Driverless Cars and Trucks; But What is the Law?

Michigan lawmakers have got-off the block earlier and have perhaps the most permissive laws in the country.  Our governor signed four bills that clear a path for the testing and deployment of autonomous vehicles in December 2016.  Now U.S. House […]

Randy Appleton

Drivers Killed in Crashes Increasingly Found With Opioids in Their Systems

Prescription painkiller abuse and the related resurgence in heroin addiction have reached the point that the recently appointed Presidential Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis on July 31, 2017, felt compelled to call for an immediate declaration […]

Steven Gursten

Can you pay for your grandchild’s MI No-Fault car insurance?

Yes, but if it’s not done the right way, then your grandson or granddaughter may be driving uninsured and will be denied No-Fault if there’s a car crash

Larry Coben

Autonomous Vehicles: Morality Meets Machinery

By Larry E. Coben (lcoben@anapolweiss.com) Motor vehicles in all shapes and sizes are being developed to function autonomously. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are in the news every day. Vehicle manufacturers, giants in the computer industry, government agencies and consumer-safety advocates alike […]

Eric Washburn

Speed Kills: Federal Traffic Safety Researchers Can Prove It

An NTSB report issued in late July 2017 “links speeding to 112,580 passenger vehicle highway crash fatalities between 2005-2014. To put that number in perspective, nearly the same number of people – 112,948 – died in alcohol-involved crashes in the same period.”