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Attention, Parents: Address Safe Driving Habits with Your Teen

Teen drivers have always been a dangerous wild card on the roads, and in this age of smartphones and distracted driving a teen’s driving decisions are further impacted. This reality makes it all the more important for parents to discuss safe driving habits with the […]

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Deadly Driving – Auto Accidents Caused by Seniors on the Road

Earlier this week, an elderly driver backed out of a parking space into a crowd of pedestrians and ran over seven people, killing three of them. Causing such a catastrophe in a parking lot while barely reaching any sort of acceleration gives rise to the […]

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Why Parents Are Responsible for Their Teen’s Bad Driving

Parents have a lot to worry about once their teens are legally old enough to get behind the wheel of a car – alone. The concerns are for their child’s safety, of course, and there are also financial burdens that accompany insuring a teen driver. […]

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Auto Accident Victim Receives $520,000 Settlement After David Femminineo Wins the Case

After being rear ended, the plaintif in this case suffered a traumatic brain injury and herniated discs in her neck. Surgeries, injections, and numerous treatments for pain and suffering resulted in serious depression and anxiety issues that required her to be confined to a mental hospital. […]

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David Femminineo Secures $145,000 Settlement for Motorcyclist

A split-second decision by one motorist to avoid a garbage can, wound up sending the can spinning into the path of Leonard Braund causing him to crash his motorcycle. It took three separate surgeries to correct lower leg fractures from the accident. With a 100,000 uninsured motorist […]

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Femminineo Swings Into Action to Secure the Green

In the case of car versus golf cart, Gregory Shotwell found himself rear-ended and his cart tipped over with him in it. He sustained a full thickness tear that required surgery. With two insurance companies involved – one representing the defendant that drove the cart, […]

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How Music Influences Your Michigan Teen’s Driving Abilities

Chances are, your musical tastes differ quite a bit from that of your teen. You may have played classical music or jazz for them in utero, but by the time they reach driving age, their preferences have undoubtedly made themselves known. And their choice of […]

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The Drinking and Driving Video Confession That Went Viral

In his stunning video confession earlier this month, Ohio man Matthew Cordle confessed to striking and killing a man with his car after a night of heavy drinking in June 2013. In the footage that quickly went viral, Cordle begs viewers not to drink and drive. Cordle, […]

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Are Commuters the Most Dangerous Drivers on Michigan Roads?

Distracted driving is the leading factor in most auto accidents and near-accidents. Given that so many car crashes occur on Michigan roads in the early morning and evening, it’s easy to assume that commuters are posing some of the greatest dangers to other drivers and passengers. Just […]

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Who Are the Most Distracted Drivers?

You might be surprised to learn that people with more education and income are more likely to suffer the consequences of distracted driving, from getting in a major auto accident to getting a ticket, according to a poll conducted by GfK Roper. Distracted driving has become […]

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Results of Bad Driving Habits: Auto Accidents and High Insurance Premiums

Everyone has a few bad habits, but when your vice comes in the form of poor driving behavior, it can increase your chances of causing an auto accident, which means that more than just your driving record will be tarnished. The following behaviors are what […]

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David Femminineo Beats the Insurance Company: State Farm Ordered to Pay Unpaid Benefits in Full

Insurance companies have bad reputations, and for good reason – they often do whatever they possibly can not to pay benefits to insurance policy holders, at least not in full. But in the case of a recent Michigan auto accident claim case held in Macomb County Circuit […]

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Nearly 40 Percent of Designated Drivers Drink

The designated driver is the person in a group who agrees to get their intoxicated friends home safely at the end of the night. Unfortunately, the definition of “sober” is often assigned to the person in a group who is the “least drunk” of all […]

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Summer: The Deadliest Driving Season for Teens

The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day have been labeled “The 100 Deadliest Days” for teen drivers. The danger begins with proms and graduation parties, but the worry for parents will not end there. Summer vacation means kids driving to their jobs, to friends’ houses, to […]

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Preventing Drunk Driving: There’s an App for That

Sad irony or incredible intelligence? The newest technology for smartphones is called Breathometer: An app paired with a small breathalyzer device that allows people who have been drinking to conduct a breathalyzer test before they get behind the wheel. The Breathometer app, which is scheduled to […]

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The Texting and Driving Habit Isn’t Getting Better

A recent study conducted by a branch of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that texting-and-driving has not dipped since 2010. In fact, it seems like some bad habits – such as young drivers using cell phones while behind the wheel – are actually on […]

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After the Accident

Being involved in a serious accident can become a scary and confusing time. Here are a few simple steps you can take to organize and prepare yourself for upcoming events in your case. DO contact us if you have a change of address or telephone number. […]

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Prom Season: Protect Teens from Drunk Driving

Prom is a rite of passage, a way to celebrate the approaching end of a school year and, for seniors, the end of a high school career and the beginning of a new way of life. Sadly, prom also represents one of the most dangerous […]

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Drunk Driving in Michigan on St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone looks for a little luck of the Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day, but March 17 is often unlucky for innocent motorists who are injured or killed at the hands of a drunk driver. The festivities surrounding St. Patty’s Day make it a popular holiday […]

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Practice Bicycle Riding Safety in Michigan

Bicyclists ride for sport, leisure, exercise, or simply to get wherever they need to go. Unfortunately, many motorists bristle at having to share the road with bicyclists, which can lead to serious safety issues, and far too many auto accidents involving bicyclists. As the National Highway Traffic […]

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3 Tips for Driving Safety on New Year’s Eve

The American Automobile Association consistently finds that New Year’s Day is the deadliest day of the year for alcohol-related fatalities. Half of the fatal crashes involve an intoxicated driver, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. New Years Eve Safe Driving Tips It may seem […]

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Protect Your Family from a Thanksgiving Auto Accident

The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the happiest for many families, but it can also be one of the saddest for families who lose loved ones to an auto accident. The week of Thanksgiving is one of the deadliest on the roads. A Record Number of […]

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Halloween Safety Tips in Michigan

The scariest thing that children should ever encounter on Halloween is running into someone wearing a terrifying mask. Unfortunately, Halloween is one of the deadliest nights of the year for child pedestrians. AAA Michigan reports that the risk of a pedestrian fatality increases four times on Halloween. […]

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Does a New Smartphone Lead to More Car Accidents?

The launch of a new Apple iPhone typically leads to a mass of frenzied devotees who can’t put down their latest smartphone to give proper attention to everything else in their life – including their driving. But in the state of Michigan, texting while driving […]

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Cars That Communicate to Prevent Accidents

We tend to think of car accidents, and the resulting injuries, as unavoidable. A personal injury attorney is familiar with the damage and suffering associated with traffic accidents, and we have seen our share of tragic occurrences in Mt Clemens. However, improved technology in vehicles […]

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Staying Safe During Football Season

Fall means back to school, but it’s also the kick-off for football games and pep rallies, bonfires and tailgating in Michigan. Whether you like to watch the pros, collegiate athletes, or local high school teams from week to week, this beloved national pastime brings with […]

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Auto Accident Fatalities Are Still at a High

Though 2005 holds the record high of more than 43,000 traffic deaths, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), deaths as the result of auto accidents in the first quarter of this year rose 13.5 percent compared with the same quarter last year. Automobile Accident […]

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The Dangers of Trampolines

Trampoline gymnastics made its debut at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. With the London Olympics just around the corner this summer, there will undoubtedly be a renewed interest in the sport – and, as a result, a slew of injuries. Trampoline Accident Statistics […]

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Beware of Accident “Cappers” in Metro Detroit

Local 4 Defenders recently called on veteran personal injury attorney David Femminineo for his expert opinion regarding the latest disturbing trend in the Metro Detroit area – cappers. What Are Car Accident Cappers? As if car accident victims are not already vulnerable, hurting, and scared, they are now being targeted […]

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The Danger of Distracted Drivers

Over 80 percent of Michigan drivers feel that people who talk on cell phones while operating a vehicle are more likely to be involved in an auto accident, according to a survey conducted by the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning. However, of these survey respondents, more than […]

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