April 18th, 2014
Michigan State passed a law that protects homeowners who injure intruders using deadly force. Our homes should be a safe haven, the one place where our minds are allowed to be peaceful and void of all worry. Two Detroit home owners and community members has however had this right yanked from right under them.
Burglars broke into a home on Glastonbury Avenue through a side window on a family who was at the time playing video games in their basement. In an effort to protect the rest of the family, a member fired at the intruders who were forced to … Read More Posted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News
April 16th, 2014
Accidents happen when least expected. Most of us understand that being a defensive driver is a good idea while on the roads, but we forget defensive behavior is a good idea at all times. It is important to be aware of the actions of others even when not driving a vehicle.
Recently, a 36-year-old woman and a 2-year-old child were seriously injured when an inexperienced driver backed over them in a parking lot near 23 Mile and Schoenherr Roads in Snelby Township. The woman and child were passing behind the vehicle at the time of the accident.
The minivan that … Read More Posted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News
April 9th, 2014
A two-vehicle accident that closed down U.S. 23 at Six Mile Road on April 9th leaves one person dead and another injured. This was the second of two serious crashes that happened on that stretch of U.S. 23 in less than a 24 hour period.
Earlier the same day, a person was pinned in their vehicle after losing control on the highway and flipping their SUV over into trees on the side of the road. The occupant of the SUV had to be extracted from the vehicle by firefighters and then transported to the University of Michigan Hospital via … Read More Posted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News
April 6th, 2014
Our own home is a place where we have become accustom to feeling a sense of safety. An unexpected act of violence, or even the threat of violence, can shake us to the core and make us anxious and fearful of places where we would normally seek refuge. It is especially traumatic when the violence takes place in our own home.
Recently, in Flint Michigan two homes were struck by stray bullets while the family was sleeping. In each instance, three bullets were randomly shot into the dwellings in the middle of the night.
The occurrences happened within 30 … Read More Posted In: In The News, Personal Injury
March 27th, 2014
Fires can quickly get out of control and result in a lot of damage. Injuries from forces of nature like this can lead to years of recovery and a loss of irreplaceable property. However, there are times when a fire or a flood is not the fault of nature, but from negligence.
The Alpha Gamma Delta House on Hill Street was recently the site of a fire like this. According to the fire department, around 2:30am a fire broke out on the third floor of the house. Fortunately, the fire was contained to a single room, although it led to … Read More Posted In: In The News