Michael Leizerman

Report: NTSB Says Plenty of Blame to Go Around with Tesla/Big Rig Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board released a final crash report last week concerning a side-impact collision between a tractor-trailer and a Tesla vehicle equipped with autonomous driving mode—resulting in the death of the Tesla driver and heightened scrutiny of the […]

John W. Fraser

Understanding Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Laws: 2008’s Michigan Medical Marihuana Act

This post is the first in a series of posts designed toward providing some basic background information about the legal status of marijuana under Michigan law. This area of the law is complicated, confusing, and changing on an almost daily […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: District Court in Cook IVC Filter Litigation Denies Defendant’s Appeal to Block the Deposition of its Former President

The District judge held that a review of the sealed documents shows Cook’s former president was involved with the “strategic decisions regarding the enhancement of the Tulip filter and the development of the Celect filter to increase market share. … Most importantly, the documents reflect that he was aware of the risk that both IVC filters could perforate the wall of the vena cava.”

John Bair

Freezing Your Credit After the Equifax Breach

In this tech-savvy era, our clients at Milestone Consulting and our wealth management clients at Monolith Advisors are increasingly expressing their concerns about the security of their financial data. High-profile security hacks like the recent Equifax breach are even more […]

Mark Bello

What is your opinion on the alleged DACA Deal?

What is your opinion on the alleged DACA Deal?  Love It!  Hate It; It’s Amnesty!  Need More Information!  What is DACA? Let me know what you think in the comments section. Mark Bello has practiced law for 40 years. He […]

Mark Bello

Dreamers Living the American Dream

On September 5, President Trump announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, turning the nation’s back on 800,000 undocumented young adult immigrants living in the country. The fate of these “Dreamers” now rests in the […]

Page Graves

The New Era of Medical Provider No-fault Litigation

So if you have not heard, the auto no-fault insurance law has changed in Michigan for medical providers.  After nearly 40 years of permissible statutory action under the no-fault act, the Michigan Supreme Court abruptly changed the law for medical providers.  The […]

Patrick Traber

Crowdfunding News: Regulatory Action Continues for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

On Monday, September 5, 2017, China banned ICOs. Last Thursday, August 31, 2017, FINRA issued an investor bulletin related to ICOs. These events follow earlier government commentary from the SEC including a July 25, 2017 Investigative Report, a July 25, […]

Mark Bello

Never Forget!

As we commemorate the 16th anniversary of 9/11 attack that rattled our nation to its core, I hope that everyone will stop, if only for a moment, and remember all those who lost their lives that day. As I reflect […]

Scott R. Marshall

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: The Dangers of Getting Treated “One Injury at a Time.”

There is often a fundamental misunderstanding among many medical providers who treat workers’ compensation patients who are injured on the job in the State of Florida, and it is wreaking havoc on workers’ compensation claims. Many times, when a physician […]