Author Archives: Metier Law Firm

Woman Lucky to be Alive After Motorcycle Crash

A Colorado Springs woman survived a motorcycle crash with nothing more than a slight concussion. Kriston Bettes, 46, was riding westbound on CR 11 at about 1:45 p.m. Sunday, May 30, 2011. Bettes, who was riding without a helmet, failed to make the turn five miles east of the intersection of CR 9 and CR11… read more

Wounded Veterans Compete in the 2011 Warrior Games

Soldiers with traumatic brain injuries, TBI, post-traumatic stress and other combat injuries gathered in Colorado Springs on for the 2nd annual Warrior Games, from May 16 to May 21. The Warrior Games are an Olympic-based sports competition with a range of events including track and field, basketball and marksmanship. The Warrior Games provide a way… read more

Soldier Dies in Hit-And-Run Motorcycle Accident

The Colorado Springs police are searching for car involved in fatal hit-and-run motorcycle accident. Spc. Christopher Wheeler, 19, of Boston, MA died on Friday, May 29, 2011 when his motorcycle collided with a car. Wheeler and a soldier on another motorcycle were traveling in north Colorado Springs at approximately 10 p.m. At the intersection of… read more

Heidi Montag Reveals the Scars from her Botched Plastic Surgery

Heidi Montag, former star of “The Hills,” underwent 10 cosmetic procedures in November of 2009, including brow lifts, a chin reduction and a breast augmentation revision. The surgeries were performed by Dr. Frank Ryan, who died in a car accident in August, 2010. In December, 2010, Heidi revealed the scarring form her surgery to “Life… read more

Skier Dies after Falling Off Cliff at Copper Mountain Resort

Joe Lumbar, a 21-year-old University of Denver student, had a fatal skiing accident at Copper Mountain Resort in Colorado. He was skiing above the tree line on Schaefer’s ski run with friends when the accident occurred. Copper Mountain Resort labels this run as a double diamond, extreme terrain run, defined by the resort as follows: … read more

Intoxicated Driver Sentenced to 50 Years for Vehicular Homicide in Biker Deaths

Andrew Schlichtemeier, 22, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing four bikers when he swerved into oncoming traffic on Interstate 29 near a construction area and crushed them with his pick-up truck. The four motorcyclists were friends returning home from the 70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Schlichtemeier admitted… read more