Monthly Archives: June 2013

2013 Realities Ride and Rally

Law Tigers is proud to have donated to the 2013 Realities Ride and Rally. Realities for Children raised over $120,000 and set a new Guinness World Record for biggest poker run. realitiesforchildren.com For more information vist realitiesforchildren.com… read more

Today Is Ride Your Motorcycle To Work Day

Today is the 22nd Annual Ride to Work Day. Ride to Work Day is a worldwide event in which motorcycle and scooter riders ride their motorcycles and scooters to work. The event helps riders to demonstrate the number of motorcyclists to the public and government, to prove that motorcyclists are from a variety of occupations… read more

Cheyenne Car Accident Leaves One Teen Dead And Another Injured

Just before 11:30 p.m. on June 7, two teens were involved in a fatal car accident in north Cheyenne, Wyoming, according to the Billings Gazette. They were headed north on Warren Avenue, near Lions Park, when a 17-year-old driver lost control of a vehicle and crashed into a tree. The driver was hospitalized with serious… read more

Mechanical Malfunction Causes Deadly Runaway Trailer Accident

Mechanical error is to blame for a runaway trailer that killed three adults and four children on May 30 in Truxton, New York. Investigators said the trailer hauling crushed cars broke free from the truck and headed into oncoming traffic, hitting Carino Vanorden’s minivan. The investigators at the scene said there was evidence of Vanorden… read more

Idaho Woman Turns To Metier Law Firm In Motorcycle Accident Case

[map id=”map1″ w=”375″ h=”375″ address=”Idaho Springs, CO” marker=”no” z=”14″] Our law firm has undertaken a motorcycle accident case that involves the alleged negligence of a Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Wanda Saidon was riding her motorcycle  on Colorado Highway 103, near Idaho Springs, with her husband on June 6, when Marie Baker of the sheriff’s… read more

Washington State Patrolman Loses Life In Motorcycle Accident

Sean O’Connell, a 16-year veteran of the Washington State Patrol, died on May 31after he was thrown from his motorcycle while on patrol. The motorcycle officer, who was once named Trooper of the Year, hit a box truck head on driven by a 49-year-old Mt. Vernon man. Currently, an investigation into the accident is ongoing.… read more

Semitrailer Topples Over, Spilling Industrial Fluid in Casper

Hard winds, excessive speed, and a top-heavy load were contributing factors to a semi-trailer toppling over and spilling part of its cargo in Casper, Wyoming on May 30. The truck was carrying nearly 4,000 gallons of CL-23 Crosslinker; a clear, colorless fluid used in hydraulic fracturing. Authorities said three of the twelve tanks were punctured… read more

Motorcycle Accident Victim Recounts His Accident

Tech. Sgt. John Griffin of the 482nd Maintenance Squadron recalled his near fatal motorcycle accident on May 5 during a commanders call at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. His talk was aimed at the importance of wearing the proper equipment when riding, and stressing to other drivers on the road to pay attention to motorcyclists.… read more

First Distracted Driver Summit Held In Colorado

For the first time, over 15 universities in the state of Colorado and a national non-profit dedicated to campus health and safety assembled for a Distracted Driving Summit (DDS) with EndDD.org. During the week of May 20, Joel Feldman, the keynote speaker and founder of EndDD.org, discussed how his 21-year-old daughter, Casey, was killed in… read more

Memorial Day Weekend Fatal Motorcycle Accident Leaves Man Dead and Son Injured in Provo, Utah

One man is dead after he and his 12-year-old son were involved in a motorcycle accident in Provo Canyon, Utah May 26. Police say a Chevrolet Blazer was attempting a U-turn when it pulled in front of the motorcycle. The man driving the motorcycle did not have time to stop before he ran into the… read more