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Metro Detroit Residents Cope With Flooded Homes, Streets

From Royal Oak to Downriver, homeowners have reported in droves that their basements have withstood a few inches to a few feet worth of floodwater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2014

Man Dies After Fire Traps Him In Basement

Authorities say a 27-year-old man died after being trapped in the basement of a burning house in southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

Court Reverses $100K Verdict For Oil In Home

The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out a $100,000 verdict for a woman whose home had to be demolished after the basement was mistakenly filled with heating oil.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2013

Supreme Court To Review $100K Verdict In Oil Spill

The Michigan Supreme Court has taken a step toward possibly stopping a $100,000 verdict for a woman whose home had to be demolished after the basement was mistakenly filled with heating oil.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

Court Backs Verdict In Home Lost Due To Oil Mess

In November 2007, a deliveryman mistakenly pumped about 400 gallons of heating oil into a pipe that was no longer attached to a tank in a Detroit basement. Oil leaked into the soil, and the house had to be demolished.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

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