In just 18 counties in mid-Michigan, there are over 85,000 licensed drivers with an endorsement for motorcycles. It's easy to see why the state's Senate declared May to be motorcycle safety awareness month. Data from the state's Office of Highway and Safety Planning shows that 2,464 motorcycle crashes happened between 2012 and 2016.
Since 2009, pedestrian deaths have risen 46 percent. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), these fatalities now account for 16 percent of all motor vehicle accident fatalities.
Experiencing a car accident is often far more damaging to victims than they may immediately realize. Even a relatively small accident is potentially harmful, sometimes leaving victims significantly injured.
Being involved in a car accident in Rochester, Michigan, is never easy. There's so much that you need to take care of afterward involving insurance claims. If you are injured, that gives you even more to take care of due to rehab, recovery and medical claims. Here are some tips for handling insurance disputes following a car accident in Michigan.
Amy Schumer's character in the movie I Feel Pretty experienced an uncharacteristic surge of confidence after injuring her head exercising. While this is the stuff of great comedy, similar consequences -- while rare -- have been known to occur.