Year: 2014

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A local bicyclist was killed when crossing Auburn Road near Pontiac, Michigan. The tragic accident is a cautionary tale for safe driving, especially at night. The 71 year old Pontiac resident was hit as he crossed Auburn Road near South Jessie Street in Pontiac. The accident happened on December 8, 2014 at…

Brain injury and dementia can each make it much harder to lead a full life. Now researchers studying elderly veterans and hospital patients have found that one disorder may lead to a higher incidence of the other. But could it actually be a cause? This summer, researchers working with Veterans…

Accident victims with brain injury in their cerebral cortex can suffer problems with memory, attention, perception, language, and consciousness. For a long time, doctors have believed that damage to be permanent. But now, researchers have found a way to reprogram brain cells to help brain injury patients. The cerebral cortex…

Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries need specialized treatment by trained professionals. Metro Detroit patients can look forward to just that kind of treatment at the new concussion clinic on Beaumont Health System’s campus in Royal Oak. The new concussion clinic will be staffed by brain injury neuroscience experts, who will be…

Truck Snow Driving - Michigan - Christensen Law

Winter roads pose risks for every vehicle, but semi-truck drivers face challenges that most drivers would not even think of. Here are 7 trucker trips for winter driving. 1. Use Your Lights In inclement weather, turn on your headlights so other drivers can see you. Make sure all your lights work before…

One of the toughest parts of an auto accident trial is showing how the accident has impaired the victim’s everyday living. Now advances in wearable technology like the Fitbit could help prove your case and get you the recovery you deserve. After a serious car crash, Michigan drivers face two…

Pedestrian Safety Tips - Christensen Law

As the weather turns colder and the first snows fall, pedestrians on Michigan sidewalks find themselves at a higher risk of accidents. If you are walking this winter, remember these tips for pedestrian safety during the snowy season. 1. Use High-tread Boots Ice and snow covered sidewalks and streets and…