Every year, defective products designed for children injure thousands of unsuspecting children and parents. Children are particularly susceptible to physical injury and often cannot appreciate the risks posed by certain objects. As a result, it is imperative that designers, manufacturers, and retailers of children’s products use reasonable care and keep the unique needs of children in mind when making or selling their products. In order to keep children and other consumers safe, the United States government regulates consumer products through the Consumer Product Safety Commission1 (CPSC). This agency promulgates various regulations regarding consumer products including those designed for children, … Read MorePosted In: Defective Product
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1 (CDC), injuries caused by bicycle accidents resulted in approximately 515,000 emergency department visits during 2010. While bicycle riding is unarguably an extremely cost-effective and efficient way to get around, it also exposes riders to an inherent risk of serious injury. The injuries that people can sustain in bicycle accidents have the potential to result in hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical expenses, the inability to work for an extended period of time, significant pain, and even long-term disabilities. Fortunately, in many cases an experienced Michigan bicycle accident attorney can … Read MorePosted In: Personal Injury
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
Accidents can happen at any time and when they are sudden it can make it difficult to find out who is responsible. It can be very frustrating when someone is injured and they can’t get restitution from the culprit because they have no idea who might have cause it. A few brief glimpse of a vehicle is sometimes all that police have to go on.
That’s why police are reaching out through the media to learn more about an incident that happened in Ann Arbor. A man turned his head just at the wrong time to get hit in the … Read MorePosted In: In The News
Sometimes we work in situations that could cause us bodily harm if we are not careful. Our employers also have a duty to keep us safe from harm occurring as a result of our job. In fact, it is the law that they do so.
Recently, in Nashville Tennessee, a horrific accident occurred at an ammunition plant. An explosion occurred in the evening while 20 workers were inside the building. According to reports, one worker was killed and three others were injured as a result of the explosion and fire that immediately followed the blast. The injuries ranged from … Read MorePosted In: In The News, Workers' Compensation