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David Mittleman

Credibility

Last Friday closed the last chapter of volume 31 of my professional career practicing law in the area I love: trial lawyer on the side of injured people.  The recent case I tried with attorney Nolan Erickson assisting me, took […]

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Michigan Drivers Beware

Michigan State Police are planning a “crackdown” on West Michigan freeways. Their target? Left lane drivers now through the end of April, according to a recent Mlive article. “Most violators don’t realize that the left lane is intended for vehicles […]

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Michigan House Plan May Raise Speed Limits…What Do you Think?

Earlier this week, the Michigan House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed a plan that could eventually raise the speed limit on certain stretches of highway to 80 mph. Of course, this plan goes in effect if passed by […]

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Detroit Auto Show a Glimpse of Our Automotive Future

The North American International Auto Show – also known as the NAIAS, or, as we like to call it, the Detroit Auto Show – opens to the public today.  The event has already been open to media and industry insiders […]

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End 2015 Safely So You Can Enjoy 2016

Tonight we say “goodbye” to 2015.  Judging by the top news stories of the year, most of us are probably looking forward to turning the calendar over to 1-1-16.  But there are also plenty of reasons to celebrate the last 365 […]

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Add Safe Driving to Your Holiday Plans

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is widely considered the busiest travel time of the entire year.  It’s also probably the most dangerous.  This year, low gas prices and relatively nice weather mean even more travelers will be hitting the road.  Here […]

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Michigan Senate Bill 248 Is Not Good For People, Only Insurance Companies

Back in April, Senate Republicans pushed through SB 248, which would severely limit access to important medical benefits for catastrophically injured car crash victims.  If passed into law, the bill would significantly limit how much medical providers could be paid, […]

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Michigan University Concludes Self-Driving Cars Have Higher Crash Rate

Earlier this year, the much-discussed Google self-driving car was involved in a personal injury accident.  As it turns out, that was not an isolated incident.  According to a study by the University of Michigan, self-driving vehicles have a higher crash […]

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Halloween Safety Tips Can Keep Scares to a Minimum

Halloween is this Saturday, meaning thousands of children robots, princesses, and superheroes will be roaming our communities for tricks and treats.  And while this holiday is a favorite for many kids, that much foot traffic after sunset can cause some […]

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Should More States Require Vehicle Safety Inspections?

The average passenger vehicle nowadays weighs in the neighborhood of 4,000 pounds.  That’s two tons of metal and glass routinely traveling the highway at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour.  As dangerous as that sounds, numerous safety features […]