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Gas Explosion in Genesee County

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 by

A building that houses ambulances in Genesee County exploded after it filled with gas. The explosion occurred at the MMR building at the corner of Saginaw and Wisner around 10 am this morning. Consumer Energy immediately responded to the scene and fortunately there were no injuries. What causes gas leaks? Faulty gas appliances Poor pipework

Oh, the irony. You go to the hospital because you were in a car accident and end up with a hospital infection. What a bummer to be sicker than you started. You have to remember that fungi, bacteria, and viruses are a part of life. But when you put these naturally occurring micro-organisms in a

The title says it all: Goodwin & Scieszka is your Southfield, Michigan personal injury firm. We’ve been battling in Michigan’s courtrooms for over 30 years: Medical malpractice Birth Trauma Car accidents Motorcycle crashes Any other negligent acts Our firm is here for you when you need us the most. Our accolades include: multiple Dbusiness Top

On April 19, 2 men, 63 and 49 years old, were killed in a plane crash in Shiawassee County. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Nearby residents saw the plane’s landing gear come down, which was followed by a loud impact. While little is still known about the cause of

Did you know that 1 in every 20 patients seeking medical care in the United States are affected by misdiagnosis, medical malpractice and gross negligence? Goodwin & Scieszka, our Southfield, Michigan personal injury firm, has been handling medical malpractice claims for over 30 years. If you’ve been injured as a result of a doctor, then

A Kalamazoo County Car Crash

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 by

Last night, a pickup traveling north in the southbound lane struck and killed another driver in a Ford Mustang on US-131 in Plainwell, Michigan – just outside of Kalamazoo County. The driver of the Mustang was identified as Jaryd Ford, who died at the scene of the accident according to police. The pickup’s driver was

Goodwin and Scieszka are as surprised as you; there’s nothing stranger than springtime snow on the ground. Thanks a lot Michigan. It’ll be another major bummer for already torn apart, dilapidated roads. Drive safely out there today. Our personal injury firm wants to help you avoid Michigan car accidents: Concentrate on your driving – a

Michigan Golf Liability

Monday, 14 April 2014 by

Did you see Bubba Watson become the 17th player to win the Masters more than once yesterday? As they say, you can never have enough green jackets. Digging through old cases I found an interesting one about golf. What’s the duty one golfer owes to another golfer? Here was the scenario: two players hit their

If you’ve been attacked and injured by a dog in the Detroit area, then Goodwin & Scieszka is your personal injury firm. Have you taken a look at Michigan’s strict liability dog bite statute? 287.351 Person bitten by dog; liability of owner. Sec. 1. (1) If a dog bites a person, without provocation while the

It’s spring! We finally made it. As more people start being active outside, Goodwin & Scieszka thought it would relevant to discuss a method of shielding yourself from personal injury liability, especially if you have a dangerous activity on your property: Trampolines A tennis court Water skiing Stand up jet skis You should consider having