Personal Injury

Pleas Can Be Confusing

by Thomas Stroble | February 13th, 2014

James EmeryOne excellent reason to have a lawyer on your side is that you can you understand plea deals. For many reasons, a prosecutor may want to offer a charge offender a lesser sentence in exchange for pleading guilty to a charge. The details of these deals may be confusing to a layperson, but they can have big consequences in future civil suits.

Take this plea deal example. A driver of a hayride tractor had many passengers during a trip. The vehicle overturned and sent 9 people to the hospital. He was initially charged with reckless driving, but the prosecution offered … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury

Distracted Driving leads to Death

by Thomas Stroble | February 6th, 2014

Rennett StoweA little drift into the wrong lane can mean the difference between life and death.  It was tragically the latter in this case. Amanda Collins was driving her kids somewhere when she slid across the road and slammed into a snowbank.  While the vehicle’s passenger side was exposed to oncoming traffic, a truck smashed into the vehicle.

The mother, 38, and her child, a 10 month old, were both dead on the scene.  A seven year old, Madysen Marie Church, was airlifted to DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids.  She’s hanging on, and the prayers of her friends and … Read More

Posted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury

Complex Cases Take Time

by Thomas Stroble | February 4th, 2014

Marcus PoveyWhen an accident is especially complicated, it can take a long time for a final settlement to come about. All sides want to make sure that the right verdict is reached, but we recognize that the waiting can be tough. One family is waiting for a lawsuit to go forward about a multi-car pileup that took the lives of two children and left a third with brain injuries.

It happened on the last day of the year. The family was planning to go to Canada for a vacation. The police’s version of the events goes like this. Snow began to … Read More

Posted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

Michigan Sexually Transmitted Diseases Lawyers Discuss Increase in Infection Numbers

by Thomas Stroble | September 6th, 2013

The Michigan Sexually Transmitted Diseases Lawyers with Michigan Injury Lawyers explain that studies are showing a growing number of Americans afflicted with infections that are spread through sexual contact. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed the number of patients afflicted with some of the most common STDs has been skyrocketing in recent years.

Studies by the agency showed a steady increase in the number of patients who are over the age of 65-years-old being diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Researchers found that from 2008 to 2010, roughly 10 percent of all new cases of HIV/AIDS affected this … Read More

Posted In: Personal Injury

Michigan Bicycle Accidents on the Rise as Number of Riders Increases

by Thomas Stroble | September 4th, 2013

The popularity of cycling is growing across the state of Michigan with more bicycles recorded traveling along the state’ roadways than ever before. The Michigan Bicycle Accident Lawyers with Michigan Injury Lawyers point out that this increase in volume may lead to more collisions between cyclists and motor vehicles.

In 2012, there were a total of 1,616 accidents that resulted in the deaths of 20 cyclists. Such a crash recently claimed the life of a 25-year-old man and left his girlfriend critically injured. Reports show the crash happened at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Monday in the town of Clearwater.

According … Read More

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