Sub-zero temperatures, significant snow accumulation, and icy conditions are an inescapable part of Michigan winters, as anyone who has lived through one can attest. As winter passes and we enter spring, wet roads and fog and mist can also be particularly treacherous. Poor conditions can make driving extremely hazardous by have a deleterious impact on both visibility and the ability to maintain control of a vehicle. Consequently, it is no surprise that serious car accidents often occur during winter storms or due to snowy or icy conditions. These accidents have the potential to leave victims with significant injuries and property … Read MorePosted In: Car Accidents
Michigan State passed a law that protects homeowners who injure intruders using deadly force. Our homes should be a safe haven, the one place where our minds are allowed to be peaceful and void of all worry. Two Detroit home owners and community members has however had this right yanked from right under them.
Burglars broke into a home on Glastonbury Avenue through a side window on a family who was at the time playing video games in their basement. In an effort to protect the rest of the family, a member fired at the intruders who were forced to … Read MorePosted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News
Accidents happen when least expected. Most of us understand that being a defensive driver is a good idea while on the roads, but we forget defensive behavior is a good idea at all times. It is important to be aware of the actions of others even when not driving a vehicle.
Recently, a 36-year-old woman and a 2-year-old child were seriously injured when an inexperienced driver backed over them in a parking lot near 23 Mile and Schoenherr Roads in Snelby Township. The woman and child were passing behind the vehicle at the time of the accident.
The minivan that … Read MorePosted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News
A two-vehicle accident that closed down U.S. 23 at Six Mile Road on April 9th leaves one person dead and another injured. This was the second of two serious crashes that happened on that stretch of U.S. 23 in less than a 24 hour period.
Earlier the same day, a person was pinned in their vehicle after losing control on the highway and flipping their SUV over into trees on the side of the road. The occupant of the SUV had to be extracted from the vehicle by firefighters and then transported to the University of Michigan Hospital via … Read MorePosted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News
A 59-year-old woman in Norton Shores was robbed on March 20. According to the police, the woman had just finished shopping at a grocery store and was loading her car when a man pulled up and grabbed her purse out of the cart. The woman tried to stop him from taking it before the man in the Pontiac G6 accelerated, pulling her behind the vehicle and throwing her into another car that was parked nearby.
She sustained multiple severe head injuries as a result and many people thought she had simply been struck by the car as it passed her. … Read MorePosted In: Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury