Randy Appleton

Avoiding Backover Accidents

One type of pedestrian accident that often has tragic consequences yet could be almost entirely avoidable are backover accidents. These accidents usually occur in parking lots and driveways as a vehicle driver is driving in reverse and hits a person […]

Mark Bello

What and Who is Really Disrespecting ‘America’?

President Trump has said that NFL owners should fire players who kneel during the National Anthem because those players are disrespecting the flag and everything it stands for. Trump also encouraged spectators to walk out of stadiums in protest. Vice […]

Mark Bello

Lawsuits Aim to Stop More Violence Like Charlottesville

Was there something that could have been done to prevent the violent chaos in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia? Historically, leading figures in the white nationalist movement and private militia groups have not been all that political; they have not […]

Rick Shapiro

Virginia Beach Driver Charged in Pedestrian Accident

Police stated Sept. 27 that a driver was probably speeding when his car hit four people riding on a bike and child carrier in Princess Anne Plaza in Virginia Beach. The 84-year-old driver was charged with reckless driving.  Police noted […]

Mick S. Grewal Sr

Staying Safe on Gameday: 6 Quick Tips for Having a Great Time and Getting Home Safely

For folks in Michigan, this Saturday is the game of the year. Whether you bleed blue or green or fall somewhere in between, Saturday’s Michigan vs. Michigan State football game in Ann Arbor is sure to draw a crowd of […]

Mark Bello

Time to Take Action and Stop Pretending We Can’t Stop Gun Violence

We have all heard the news – the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history on Sunday evening during an open-air festival at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Nearly 60 people died and more than 500 were […]

Steven J. Klearman

Nevada Reels from Tragic Shooting

Here in Nevada there’s a feeling of collective traumatization.  I’ve only felt like I felt on 9/11 one other time, and that was yesterday when I learned of this senseless event.  It’s a feeling that nothing will ever be the […]

John Bair

Can Attorneys Defer Class Action Fees?: A Myth Debunked

Without a doubt, there are multiple fundamental financial disparities between class action lawsuits and individual cases. For one, class action lawyer fees do not come from a contingency agreement and are instead ordered by the court. Because of these and […]

Robert Blanchard

Hernia Mesh Has More Problems

About ten years ago a surgical mesh product that was being used to repair hernias was found to be defective. Many people were hurt and suffered bad injuries, but unfortunately the victims ended up recovering very little for their damages, […]

John W. Fraser

Understanding Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Laws: Section 4 Immunity under the MMMA

This post is the second in a series of posts designed toward providing some basic background information about the legal status of marijuana under Michigan law. Our first post covered some general background of 2008’s Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (commonly […]