Young Woman Succumbs to Burn Infection

by Thomas Stroble | January 28th, 2014

Yarik, OK

Sarah Grundy, the youngest of a set of triplets, had an older brother and sister born minutes before her. She graduated from Pinckney Community High School, enjoyed watching ice hockey and wanted to be a nurse. She was planning to begin studying for that vocation at Washtenaw Community College. However her life’s plans were cut short after a tragic series of events that started with a bonfire mishap in April 2013, which caused her to become burned over 86 percent of her body. That in turn caused Sarah to have to spend over half a year of recovery time at … Read More

Posted In: In The News

Fear Keeps Many Americans from Reporting Job Injuries

by Thomas Stroble | January 27th, 2014


Have you suffered from some sort of injury on the job but were afraid to report it to your supervisor?  Well, you aren’t alone.  According to a survey that came out recently, if you didn’t report your injury you are part of the nearly 10 percent of adult workers today in the United States who also did not report their injuries for fear of retaliation, such as being harassed, passed over for promotion or even fired.  The survey split down the middle with equal numbers of men and women surveyed stating that they never reported their injuries and 3 … Read More

Posted In: In The News, Workers' Compensation

Slick Roads Cause Second Fatality

by Thomas Stroble | January 23rd, 2014

Lassen NPS

Huron County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Geiger Road in Fairhaven Township. A 1998 Chevrolet Tracker spun of control on the slick road, into the path of an oncoming 2012 Ford van. Within moments of the collision the Tracker burst into flames.

The driver of the Tracker, Michael S. Briggs Jr., who was alone in the vehicle, was pulled from the burning vehicle by Christopher M. Thick, the driver of the Ford van. Thick was assisted in his rescue efforts by another passing motorist. Despite the heroic actions of Mr. Thick … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents, In The News

MTA Bus Crash Sends 3 to the Hospital

by Thomas Stroble | January 17th, 2014

When passing a large vehicle, especially a bus or a tractor trailer, it’s important to leave enough space in front of it before merging over. Cutting too close in front of them can cause a serious accident, especially if someone slows down after merging. It takes time for these larger vehicles to slow down to safe speeds. Today’s story shows what happens when people do not follow this rule.

A Mass Transit bus crash on December 18th sent three passengers to local hospitals with what seemed to be not-serious injuries.  The bus crashed off Saginaw Road and according … Read More

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Military Hospital Found Responsible for Brain Injuries to Newborn

by Thomas Stroble | January 14th, 2014

Luis de Bethancourt

Giving birth to a new child should be a time of rejoicing and togetherness for a family.  However the act of childbirth itself can be a harrowing time for both mother and child.  Families rely on the doctors and nursing staff for the best possible care to help bring their new child into the world.  When all goes well, there is joy and celebration.  But when a medical mistake is made the result can be devastating.

Haiden Rivera was born in 2008 at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood Texas to parents Kasie and Higinio Rivera. … Read More

Posted In: In The News, Medical Malpractice
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