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Is Fighting a DUI Charge in Michigan Worth It?

Defendants in Michigan DUI cases often ask the question “Is my case worth fighting”? The answer is always, “yes”. DUI cases are extremely complicated and involve not only the courts but also the Secretary of State in every charge. It is almost unheard of that a defendant in a DUI case would attempt to go to court without an attorney.

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Important Steps After a Car Accident with Injuries in Michigan

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident in Michigan it can be devastating to your future. It is critical that you protect your financial future, your family and your health. In this article we explore some important steps that an injured victim should consider after the initial accident in light of the Michigan No Fault Insurance law.

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Consequences of Texting and Driving in Michigan

The bottom line is that texting while driving is illegal in Michigan. State law defines texting as reading, typing, or sending a text message while driving.

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An accident victim’s road to money recovery for pain and suffering after being hit by an uncollectable and uninsured motorist in Michigan.

It is hard to believe how many people are driving motor vehicles in Michigan that do not have insurance. This is despite the fact that it is illegal in Michigan to knowingly operate a motor vehicle without insurance. These uninsured drivers have multitudes of excuses for neglecting to have coverage. They simply could not afford their policy and let it lapse.

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Super Drunk Driving Law – Gerald R Stahl is Grand Rapids DUI and OWI Attorney

Effective October 31, 2010, the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code was amended adding a new definition of drunk driving applicable to drivers with bodily alcohol content (BAC) of .17 or more grams of alcohol in their body. Drivers convicted under this new definition will be subject to enhanced punitive and license sanctions and will also be required to undergo one year of alcohol treatment. The enhanced punitive and license sanctions will apply only to first time high BAC offenders. Second and subsequent offense license and punitive sanctions will remain unchanged regardless of the driver’s BAC. The reason for this is that the current overall punishment for repeat offenders is still greater than that established for super drunks.

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Stryker Hip Replacement Claims

As a result of Hip Replacement Claims, Stryker Corporation, a major world player in the manufacture of medical equipment and orthopedic devices, on July 6, 2012, recalled two of its artificial hip implant products; the Rejuvenate Modular Hip Stem and ABG II Modular Neck Hip Stem systems. The company halted all world sales and productions of these implant devices. Victims suffered severe metal toxicity leading to painful side effects like tissue and bone death at the implant site, pain, swelling, and inflammation in the surrounding tissue, and early device failure. Stryker Hip Replacement Claims

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DePuy Hip Replacement Claims

The Pinnacle hip replacement is a total hip replacement. The Pinnacle Hip Replacement is designed and manufactured by DePuy, the makers of the recalled DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip. The DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement system, when used with a metal liner, becomes a metal-on-metal hip device similar to the DePuy ASR and other metal-on-metal designs. This can cause several problems in the body. The problems occur with metal shavings leaching into the body from the constant grinding of the metal joint.

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Vaginal Mesh Implants

The FDA acknowledged that there are serious complications associated with vaginal mesh or bladder slings for transvaginal POP repair. There have been thousands of reports from patients, regarding serious injuries and complications occurring as a result of the vaginal mesh and bladder sling.

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Talcum Powder Lawsuits

If you or a loved one used either Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder or Shower to Shower Talcum Powder for feminine hygiene on your genital area and later received a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, then you may have grounds to file a lawsuit. Gerald R. Stahl will investigate your situation and advise you on your right to file a claim.

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