Author: David E. Christensen

A dog bite can be a traumatizing experience. Injuries can range from lacerations or puncture wounds to severe disfigurement and infection. And if the dog is unfamiliar to you or a stray, you may rightfully worry about whether it has rabies or other transmissible diseases.  If you’re asking yourself, “What…

Traumatic Brain Injury Therapies

The Brain Injury Association of Michigan estimates that 58,500 Michiganders suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) every year. People with mild TBIs, like concussions, often make a full recovery by resting and avoiding physically and mentally demanding activities. But not everyone is so lucky. Nationwide, 166 people per day die from…

Car Carsh

Michigan road deaths spiked in the first nine months of 2021 to 882, an 11 percent jump from the previous year, according to disturbing new federal data. The statewide surge mirrors national figures projecting an overall 12 percent increase in traffic fatalities in a country still gripped by the COVID-19…

Car Insurance Claim Form

Under Michigan law, all vehicle owners are required to carry minimum amounts of no-fault insurance. If you are involved in an accident, your no-fault insurance can pay for your medical bills, your lost wages, replacement services, and damage you cause to others’ property. As its name suggests, no-fault benefits are…

Umbrella Policy Coverage in Michigan: Why You Need It

People purchase liability insurance policies to cover accidents they may cause. For instance, if you seriously injure someone in a car accident in Michigan, your liability policy will pay for the damage up to your policy limits. But insurance policies don’t provide blanket protection. Suppose the crash resulted in medical…

5 Things to Know About Your Wrongful Death Claim - Christensen Law

Losing a family member or loved one is painful. It’s even harder if their death is due to someone else’s negligent conduct. If someone dies because of another party’s careless actions, Michigan law allows certain surviving relatives to file a wrongful death claim and seek compensation for their loss. If…