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Rising Stray Animal Population Leads to High Number of Michigan Dog Bites

by Thomas Stroble | August 26th, 2013

The population of Detroit may be in decline, city officials say there has been a dramatic rise in the number of stray dogs roaming the city’s streets. The Michigan Dog Bite Injury Lawyers with Michigan Injury Lawyers explain how the increasing number of strays has led to a surge in canine attacks recorded in the metro area.

According to an article published by Bloomberg News, there are as many as 50,000 stray dogs in the city alone. These animals were responsible for a portion of the more than 900 bite reports made last year alone. For instance, one woman … Read More

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Michigan Ranks High Among States with Worst Nursing Home Records

by Thomas Stroble | August 23rd, 2013

August 23, 2013

An average of 30 percent of all nursing home residents will be the victims of abuse or neglect within the next year. The Michigan Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers with Michigan Injury Lawyers point out that the numbers may be even bleaker for residents of assisted living facilities in Michigan, considering the state has one of the highest elder abuse and neglect rates in the nation.

According to a report compiled by Families For Better Care, Michigan was just one of 11 states to receive the lowest grade of “F” when using a number of parameters to measure … Read More

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Michigan Bicycle Accident Claims Chicago Businessman’s Life

by Thomas Stroble | August 14th, 2013

August 14, 2013

A 46-year-old businessman from Chicago was killed this week as the result of a Michigan Bicycle Accident. Reports indicate the crash happened at approximately 4 p.m. along Three Oaks Road in Chikaming Township.

According to an article from the Chicago Sun-Times, the victim was riding his bike along the stretch of road near his vacation home when a heavy rainstorm began suddenly. Investigators believe the storm may have inhibited the vision of the 67-year-old motorist who struck the cyclist from behind.

All too often, bicycle accidents occur because a motorist failed to see a bicyclist … Read More

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Man Suffers Michigan Dog Bite Injury to the Tongue

by Thomas Stroble | August 9th, 2013

The danger of suffering a Michigan Dog Bite Injury is a real concern, considering the state recorded a total of 181 attacks in 2011 alone. These incidents resulted in as much as $7 million in insurance claims being filed.

The risk of these attacks was highlighted by the recent story of a man who was left seriously injured after being bitten by his friend’s dog. According to an article from WNEM 5 News, the incident occurred this past Wednesday, August 7, at a residence located in Pontiac, Michigan. The victim stuck his tongue out at his friend’s dog when … Read More

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What Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

by Thomas Stroble | August 5th, 2013

Victims of traumatic accidents often develop complications from their injuries that can be extremely debilitating. One type of complication is a condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.

CRPS is identified by symptoms such as:

  • Burn sensations in the affected area
  • Changes in skin color and texture
  • Limb pain
  • Skin sensitivity
  • Stiffness of joints
  • Swelling

There are three different stages of the disease that can affect men and women of any age. Typically, however, victims of the disease are over the age of 10.

While the condition has no known cause, many experts … Read More

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