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Accidents happen and most drivers will be involved in at least one in their lifetime. Understanding what you need to do in the case of an accident it is important. Taking the right action after an accident will help make sure it is handled properly and efficiently. A Michigan auto accidents attorney is able to help you navigate the system and may be able to help you get compensated when you are injured.

Michigan Auto Accidents Attorney: The First Steps

Taking initial steps to report and record the information at the accident scene will help you immensely when dealing with the aftermath.

A long-held “safe” car brand received poor test ratings in a new crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in results made public today.

In a recent session testing 18 mid-sized family cars including the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion, among others, the new Toyota Camry as well as the Toyota Prius V hybrid wagon both earned poor ratings in a 40 mph crash test.

The researchers tested vehicles striking a crash barrier where just a small portion of the front bumper on the driver’s side hit the barrier. The small overlap frontal crash test focuses the power of a collision on the weakest areas of the body.

Icy conditions in Western Michigan Friday led to several accidents and three deaths.

A man died Friday morning after the car he was driving collided with a snowplow in Van Buren County. According to reports, the 20-year-old man was driving on M-51 near Eagle Lake Road just after 6 a.m. when he slid into the path of a southbound MDOT snow plow.

The driver was alone in the vehicle and officials said he lost control on the slippery road and was wearing his seatbelt when the crash occurred. He was unresponsive and not breathing when emergency crews arrived. They transported him to a hospital in Paw Paw where he was pronounced dead.

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