Statistics from NHTSA Show 1 in 10 Fatal Accidents Caused by Distracted Drivers

by Thomas Stroble | October 5th, 2012

In early September, our Bloomfield Hills car accident attorneys presented information about the anti-texting campaign being run by AT&T.  Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said distracted driving has become an epidemic on America’s roadways, and he applauds the work the company is doing to raise awareness of the dangers associated with texting and driving.  The recent statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seem to support LaHood’s theory.

The NHTSA studied all traffic accidents in 2010 to determine the impact distracted driving had on crashes that year.  The NHTSA researchers found that distracted driving caused nearly 10 percent of all … Read More

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Parents Urged to Drive Safely

by Thomas Stroble | September 28th, 2012

Many parents follow the “Do as I say, not as I do” method of teaching their children appropriate behaviors.  However, they should rethink that approach when it comes to encouraging their children to drive safely.  According to a new study, teen drivers not only ignore that advice, but they actually mimic their parents’ poor driving behaviors.

In a survey conducted by Liberty Mutual and Students Against Destructive Decisions, researchers found that an overwhelming number of the young drivers reported they get their poor driving habits from their parents.

In fact, in a side-by-side comparison of poor driving habits, the … Read More

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Protect Your Business– Protect Your Dream

by Thomas Stroble | September 28th, 2012

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There are over 20 million small businesses in the United States.  With the recession of the past decade more and more people have decided to further the entrepreneurial spirit and go out on their own.  Pursuing dreams and taking risks is what has always made America so great.  We are a country where you can brainstorm an idea over coffee then open your business the following day with a website up a week later and business cards in the mail.  Entrepreneurs excited to pursue their dreams race off to acquire customers and build their business into something … Read More

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Michigan Personal Injury Lawyer Honored as a Rising Star By Super Lawyers

by Thomas Stroble | September 27th, 2012

Bloomfield Hills, MI, September 27, 2012 — Bloomfield Hills personal injury lawyer Thomas L. Stroble, founder of The Stroble Law Firm, P.C., has been named a Rising Star in Michigan by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The Rising Stars list recognizes top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Honorees are nominated by other attorneys who have firsthand knowledge of the nominee’s legal abilities. This includes lawyers who have served as opposing counsel … Read More

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Website, Safety Week Dedicated to Child Passenger Safety

by Thomas Stroble | September 19th, 2012

The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute has launched a new website dedicated to child passenger safety research.  The launch of coincides with the Child Passenger Safety Week campaign from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  The campaign, which focuses on educating adults on the proper use of child safety restraints, runs September 16-22 and ends with National Seat Check Saturday.

According to the NHTSA, when properly restrained, infants have a 71 percent greater chance of surviving a car crash and toddlers have a 54 percent decrease in the risk of death.  When selecting the correct car seat, … Read More

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