All Terrain Vehicles Are Not A Toy

All Terrain Vehicles Are ‘Not a Toy’ Says Michigan Accident Attorney Terry Cochran They Are a Powerful Machine That Can Kill Or Maim LIVONIA, Michigan – Misguided parents, wanting their children to have a good time, will buy an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) for family recreation only to have a loved one end up in the emergency room – possibly injured for life or worse. The problem is that parents may view an ATV as a type of toy, a step-up for growing children who have outgrown Big Wheels. But an ATV is not a toy, it’s a powerful, motorized
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Snowmobile Accidents

Snowmobile Accidents Can Be Avoided Says Michigan Attorney Terry Cochran Snowmobiles Have Great Impact on Economy But A Greater Impact For Avoidable Accident LIVONIA, MI – Thousands of snowmobile riders will hit the 6,200 miles of groomed, state trails from Dec. 1 through March 31 to enjoy breathtaking views of Michigan from the seat of a snowmobile. Snowmobiling has a huge economic impact on the state, annually generating more than a billion dollars both directly and indirectly from the more than 400,000 registered snowmobiles in Michigan. Those benefiting include hotels, restaurants, the tourist industry as a whole, and dealers and
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Michigan Jet Ski Accidents

Michigan Jet Ski Accidents Preventable Says Attorney Terry Cochran Provide Great Fun But Can Lead to Even Greater Tragedies LIVONIA, MI – Riding personal watercraft also known as jet skis, on Michigan lakes is a great way to have fun on a hot summer day, but it’s also a tragedy waiting to happen if common sense and due care are not followed. Most owners know how to operate a personal watercraft because Michigan law requires completion of safety training classes before young operators can become licensed. But owners often will let untrained friends “take a turn” on the water and
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Curling Iron Lawsuit

Chinese Made Curling Iron Electrocutes Hair Stylist, Her Attorney Demands that ‘Helen of Troy’ Recall Product Michigan Woman Struggles With Living After Brain Damage and Debilitating Injuries Caused by Curling Iron MONROE, MICHIGAN — A professional hair stylist is wheelchair-bound and suffering from brain damage after being electrocuted by a faulty curling iron. Rita Perna-Allor of Monroe was working for Blue Water Spa Salon in Monroe on January 18, 2007, when the Hot Tools Curling Iron she was holding shorted out. (MODEL # 1130) Upon arriving at the burn center at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Toledo, Perna-Allor could not
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Tracy Morgan Truck Accident Underscores Problem of Truck Driver Fatigue

Tracy Morgan Truck Accident Underscores Problem of Truck Driver Fatigue A serious accident on the New Jersey Turnpike involving a Limo and a Walmart truck that threatened the life of “30 Rock” TV star Tracy Morgan and killed his friend may have been caused by driver fatigue. The limo/bus Morgan was riding in on June 7 rolled over after being hit by a Walmart truck driven by Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, GA. Morgan, a former Saturday Night Live comedian, was in critical condition when airlifted to Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. James McNair, writer for Morgan and a
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