Winter Archives - Lee Steinberg Law Firm

Michigan Man Dies After Rear-Ending Snow Plow

Upper Peninsula Man Dies in County Snowplow Accident Michigan drivers may be better than most at driving in heavy snow, ice, and slush yet tragic accidents still occur each year and some ironically involve work vehicles assigned to the state-maintained highway system to protect drivers from snow and ice buildups. Authorities in Ontonagon County recently […]

Outdoor Workers Have Rights & Protections in Michigan Winter

Preventing Michigan Workers from Cold Weather Injuries Here in Michigan, there can be several days each month when temperatures will drop to 10 degrees Fahrenheit or below, presenting a potentially hazardous time for outdoor workers. For those employed by (among others) construction companies, utility agencies, delivery services, police, fire and rescue departments, workers can spend […]

Massive Pile-Up on I-96 Spotlights the Dangers of Winter Driving

Speeding Michigan Driver Triggered Deadly I-96 Pileup In December 2017, three people died and 11 more were injured in a gut-wrenching crash involving more than 50 motor vehicles on Michigan’s Interstate 96. Although a wintry weather mix was initially to blame for the chain-reaction wreck, drivers who were inattentive, following too closely on slick roads, in limited […]