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Nearly 300,000 rollover accidents are reported yearly, resulting in more than 10,000 deaths in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Understanding why rollovers may be more likely in some situations and how you can decrease the risk may help you keep your family and loved ones safe. If you have suffered personal injuries in such an accident, your Detroit personal injury lawyer can fight on your behalf.

Detroit Personal Injury Lawyer – Understanding Why Rollovers Occur

Rollovers are directly correlated with the stability of the vehicle you are riding in. Whether the center of gravity is off because the vehicle is too high, the load heavier than normal or if weather conditions decrease the safety of the roads, rollovers can happen in the blink of an eye. Most rollover accidents occur when a vehicle swerves into a curb, pothole or other type of shoulder obstacle.

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 LANSING — The Michigan House Insurance Committee approved legislation today that would fundamentally destroy the Michigan auto no-fault system as we know it.  In response to the committee’s action, Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN) president John Cornack issued the following statement:

            “The actions by the house insurance committee today were completely and utterly irresponsible. It is irresponsible to approve legislation that would shift millions of dollars onto already over burdened taxpayers. It is irresponsible to approve legislation that kills thousands of good-paying jobs. It is irresponsible to approve legislation that circumvents voters’ constitutional rights. It is irresponsible to approve legislation based on unverifiable data controlled by a single interest group. And finally, it is irresponsible to approve legislation that destroys the best auto insurance system in the country,” said Cornack.

Cornack notes that Gov. Snyder has stated early on that his administration would be committed to making transparent, data-driven decisions. “If the governor wants to stay true to his commitment to support policies based on facts, then I would hope this legislation would be rejected outright until the data being presented by the insurance industry and MCCA can be verified by the media and independent sources,” said Cornack. Currently, the MCCA is not subject to FOIA requests or the open meetings act.

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