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A car accident is never welcome, especially in the middle of winter. The Michigan State Police reports that there were 402 fatalities and 2,699 serious injuries from accidents on snowy, icy, or slushy roads between 2015 and 2019. While winter weather makes driving more difficult, most car accidents are caused…

Christensen Law Legal Assitant Kecha Hayes

We are thrilled to celebrate the 4-year anniversary of Legal Assistant Lakecha (“Kecha”) Hayes joining the CLAW team! An extremely hard-working and fun-loving single mom of 2 active boys, Kecha tackles her work-life balance with a special brand of humor that we all love and appreciate. We can always count…

Truck Snow Driving - Michigan - Christensen Law

Large trucks can be dangerous neighbors on the road on a sunny day. Add snow, ice, and other winter conditions, and the potential for a serious accident jumps 34 percent, according to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Truckers already have several challenges to contend with due to the…

Christensen Law Case Study February 2021 Open and Obvious

MICHIGAN’S OPEN AND OBVIOUS RULE IS OFTEN USED AS A MEANS TO AVOID LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY On appeal, Christensen Law reverses an earlier trial judge’s ruling in favor of the landowner in a hazardous “open and obvious” case, securing justice and rightful compensation for our client. Download the full case study…

Michigan in Top 10 for Snow-Related Driving Fatalities

Michigan winters are tough, especially for motorists. Researchers recently reported that the state ranks No. 8 for the highest number of snow-related driving fatalities in the nation. According to the report, which relied on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 10 percent of Michigan traffic fatalities…

Tips for Winterizing Your Car in Detroit

Michigan winters can be brutal. Knowing how to winterize your car is important to maintain the vehicle, but it is also essential when it comes to accident prevention. A car that is poorly cared for is more prone to failures, breakdowns, and other malfunctions that can lead to dangerous collisions…

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Winter Coats and Car Seats Don't Mix

Bitterly cold Michigan winters require exceptionally warm clothing for everyone, especially children. While every caring parent wants to dress their kids warmly before leaving the house, it is important to take off the puffy coats before strapping them in a car seat. It goes against every parent’s protective nature, but…

Getting the Right Treatment for Your Serious Injury

Trauma experts refer to the first 60 minutes after a serious injury as the “golden hour.” Getting the right treatment within one hour of an injury gives patients the best chance of survival and optimal recovery. According to the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma (ACS), this means getting…