Traumatic Brain Injury Archives - Lee Steinberg Law Firm

What Makes Michigan’s Highways So Dangerous?

Key Points of This Article: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, three Michigan highway systems are the most dangerous, including I-94, I-75, and I-96. According to Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, nearly 40% of all fatal Michigan car crashes occur on Michigan highways and interstates. Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation […]

Package Delivery Truck & Van Driver Accidents On The Rise

Key Points of This Article: Due to an increase in suppliers hiring a large number of truck drivers to support a network of delivery systems, such as Amazon, injuries to parcel truck drivers is on the rise in Michigan. Michigan State Police reports from 2019 note lightweight truck drivers have been assaulted, robbed, involved in road […]

The Lee Steinberg Law Firm 2018 Year In Review

2018 Case Review and Large Settlements Represented by The Lee Steinberg Law Firm, P.C. As we welcome 2019 with reading cheer and more educational posts for our blog followers, we also wanted to take a few minutes to review a few personal injury cases that ended in great favor for several of our clients in […]

Car Accident Head Injuries and Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Be Long-Term Problems

Living with the Long-Term Effects of a Car Accident Head Injury Among all age groups, motor vehicle crashes and traffic-related incidents result in the largest percentage of traumatic brain injury (TBI) related health outcomes and deaths. In some rare cases involving car, motorcycle, and truck accidents, a common whiplash injury may even trigger a more serious TBI. The diagnosis […]

Lax Michigan Helmet Laws Have Led to More Motorcycle Head Injuries

7 Years Later: Head Injuries Increase Thanks to Michigan’s Weak Motorcycle Helmet Law The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that helmets cut the risk of a motorcycle fatality by 37 percent. Michigan’s weak helmet law is ignoring that risk as increases in the number of head injuries among hospitalized trauma patients and injured riders […]

Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Brain Injury Deaths

Motor Vehicle Crashes Result in Largest Percentage of Brain Injury Deaths Serious head injuries are sometimes referred to as Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). Over the last decade, TBI has remained a major cause of death and disability for 1.7 million people living in the United States. This type of head and brain injury often creates serious […]

Buggy Accident in Montcalm County Kills Three Children

Triple-Fatal-Buggy Crash in Montcalm County Highlights Greater Need for Roadside Awareness A Michigan family was headed to their Old Order Mennonite church when they and their horse-drawn buggy were involved in an accident with a Dodge 4×4 pickup truck. The horrific accident took place on a two-lane stretch in central Michigan’s Evergreen Township in Montcalm […]

High School Football a Hotbed for Concussions

Coaches and Parents Need To Be Aware of Head Injuries and Concussion Dangers There are approximately 67,000 diagnosed concussions in high school football every year. And with more than 50 Michigan High Schools preparing their football teams for another season of big plays and hard hits, do you know how to keep your player and […]