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…

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…

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…

Mayor Mike Duggan believes the cost of car insurance in Detroit, as compared to the surrounding suburbs, might be driving people away from the city. Now, the Detroit City Council has approved a feasibility study to create a city-sponsored insurance company to help its residents. On November 18, 2014 , the…

Five months after a major motor vehicle accident, comedian Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury that could end his career. The actor’s struggle highlights the need for greater brain injury awareness. The Accident On June 7, 2014, a Walmart truck slammed into Tracy Morgan’s limo on his…