Woman Dragged by Vehicle in Purse-Snatching Caper

by Thomas Stroble | March 21st, 2014

Claudia ZimmerA 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 More

Posted In: Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury

New Jersey Explosion Renders 20 Homes Uninhabitable

by Thomas Stroble | March 18th, 2014

Scott TeresiHouse fires can have a devastating effect on families who find themselves losing everything due to a force of nature that simply can’t be stopped. This happens all too often, but sometimes the fire can even spread to other homes and cause unbelievable amounts of damage.

A New Jersey neighborhood is coming to terms with this after a home explosion left 20 separate homes uninhabitable. A gas leak led to the explosion that killed one person and injured seven others who were working on the scene. According to reports, a contractor damaged the gas line, which led to the explosion … Read More

Posted In: In The News, Personal Injury

Industrial Accident at Ford Parts Facility Injures 2 Workers

by Thomas Stroble | March 15th, 2014

bcfiretrucksBeing injured on the job is something that no one ever wants to deal with. With the amount of machinery that can exist in a factory, there are plenty of things that can go wrong that can leave workers seriously injured if they aren’t careful.

The Ford parts factory in Brownstown recently had an accident that injured two people. The accident happened around 11 in the morning when chemicals spread into other areas of the factory, burning two workers who were nearby, one of whom was attempting to help the other already injured worker.

Fortunately, the spill was contained … Read More

Posted In: In The News, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

Hit and Run Driver Found

by Thomas Stroble | March 8th, 2014

Lars PlougmannAccidents always create chaos and stress, but the stress is worse when the people who cause accidents flee the scene.  35-year-old Andrea Foy, a young mother, has been dealing with this over the last few days. She was injured by a hit-and-run driver after walking her daughter to the school bus stop. She was struck from behind, falling after impact and hitting her head.  A neighbor heard the accident and called first responders, who transported Ms. Foy to the hospital. She was treated for broken bones and minor injuries and returned home safely.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s department identified a … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury

Underage DUI Driver Kills Young Mother

by Thomas Stroble | March 7th, 2014

OnerasDriving under the influence kills. Michigan statistics indicate that approximately 4 percent of collisions in our state involve alcohol. Accidents involving a DUI claimed almost 300 lives in 2012 and injured over 5000 more. Driving under the influence also destroys the lives of drunks that are caught, especially if they committed murder using their vehicles as a weapon.

The actions of people who drink and drive can destroy lives and ruin others in an instant. A recently married young mother, Maria Bailey-Collins, was killed when an 18-year-old intoxicated driver, Zachary Parker, slammed head on into her vehicle. Parker, who … Read More

Posted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News
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