There are a few key elements to any personal injury case. In the state of Michigan, comparative fault is one of those elements.
Thinking of marriage as "till death do us part" is a nice sentiment, but it is not always a reality. Divorce is a part of life that many people in Michigan will have to deal with, and it is usually best to be prepared. Prenuptial agreements are helpful in this manner as they can lay the groundwork for addressing complicated family law issues.
Let us say that you are driving your SUV when the 18-wheeler in the next lane suddenly swerves and hits you.
The average Michigan family probably looks much different than it did 10 or 20 years ago. Not only do many households now have two adults working outside of the home, but family law issues are changing too. Joint custody is increasingly the norm in cases of divorced parents, but that has some questioning how they should handle child support issues.
Most people in Michigan understand that they risk being injured in a wreck when they are behind the wheel of a vehicle. Few, if any, expect to be hit by a car and suffer a personal injury while standing inside of their bank. Unfortunately, this exact situation played out recently, sending several people to the hospital.
Michigan police arrested a woman believed to have been involved in a deadly drunk driving collision. Although she allegedly fled the scene of the crime, authorities were able to locate the suspected driver a short while later. Crafting a strong criminal defense is essential when facing serious charges such as these.