6-Year-Old Child Sustains Serious Michigan Dog Bite Injuries

by Thomas Stroble | June 26th, 2013

June 26, 2013

A 6-year-old child sustained serious Michigan Dog Bite Injuries in a canine attack that occurred last week. Reports indicate the incident happened on Wednesday, June 19, at a property located on Teneyck Street in the town of Jackson, Michigan.

According to an article published by M Live, the child was on the property when the dog responsible for the attack approached and bit the child. The victim sustained wounds to her leg that required she be transported to a local hospital for further treatment. The animal has since been placed under quarantine to assure its health.… Read More

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Stroble Law Issues Consumer Alert for Hip Implant Recalls

by Thomas Stroble | June 24th, 2013

Personal Injury Law Firm Now Accepting Potential Cases for Stryker® and DePuy Hip Implants

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., June 24, 2013 — Michigan personal injury law firm Stroble Law is now accepting defective product claims for possible injuries resulting from use of Stryker® Orthopaedics’ Rejuvenate modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stem implants and Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy ASR™ Hip Resurfacing Systems and ASR™ XL Acetabular Systems.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, on July 6, 2012, Stryker initiated a voluntary recall of its modular-neck hip stems. DePuy issued a voluntary recall in August 2010 for its resurfacing and … Read More

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Michigan Working to Reduce Instances of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

by Thomas Stroble | June 24th, 2013

Last year, Adult Protective Services received roughly 25,000 reports of elderly abuse or neglect that required investigation. This number is said to be extremely conservative though, as experts say less than one-third of cases are actually reported.

To help reduce the number of Michigan Nursing Home Abuse cases, the state recently enacted several laws aimed at deterring individuals from committing such acts. An article published by The Macomb Daily stated that legislators adopted 15 of these policies since May 2012. Some of these changes including increasing the penalties for offenses and also allowing consecutive sentencing in cases involving elderly abuse.… Read More

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List Released of Top 20 Intersections Most Prone to Detroit Car Accidents

by Thomas Stroble | June 21st, 2013

Thousands of Detroit Car Accidents occur each year. But new data shows that certain intersections see many more collisions than others. Records from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments identify the top 20 most accident-prone intersections in the city.

According to an article from The Oakland Press, the list shows that the corner of Ford and Haggerty Roads as having the highest number of accidents last year, accounting for a total of 75 crashes last year. The intersection also had the highest average of crashes from 2008 to 2012 with 67 accidents.

A disturbing number of accidents were recorded … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents

How to Determine Social Security Disability Benefits Eligibility

by Thomas Stroble | June 19th, 2013

June 19, 2013

When a citizen’s mental or physical condition leaves them unable to work for extended periods of time or potentially facing death, that person may qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits. However, there are certain standards the claimant must meet before their application can be approved.

The Social Security Administration explains the person applying for benefits must meet certain standards of income and time worked prior to applying for benefits. They must also be able to provide documentation of a diagnosis and treatment of their condition. This can be supplied through medical records, laboratory results, or physician’s … Read More

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