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What is a Deposition?

As a follow-up to a previous blog about what is a lawsuit, another question I get asked quite a bit is the following - What is a deposition? Probably because I’ve been an attorney involved in so many them I just assume everybody knows what a deposition is. However, my feelings are a bit presumptuous and [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:27+00:00November 15th, 2011|General Negligence, Personal Injury|Comments Off on What is a Deposition?

Is a Dog Bite Case Worth Pursuing?

Is a dog bite case worth pursuing? I get this question a lot. Often somebody who has been injured by a dog bite or dog attack calls our office and asks this question. Usually, the dog bite victim is concerned about the costs of pursuing the claim, how long will it take and the financial [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:27+00:00October 19th, 2011|General Negligence, Medical Negligence|Comments Off on Is a Dog Bite Case Worth Pursuing?

Slip and Fall Accidents and Violation of Ordinances

The Michigan Court of Appeals recently decided a case involving a construction code and whether the code itself imposed a legal duty on the defendant land owner to protect the injured person. In this case, the plaintiff fell down steps leading to the exit of a store owned by the defendant.  The steps did not [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:37:14+00:00February 14th, 2011|General Negligence, Personal Injury, Traverse City|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Accidents and Violation of Ordinances

Woman Falls Into A Fountain In Pennsylvania

In recent weeks there has been a lot of blogging about an incident that occurred in Pennsylvania. It involved a woman, Cathy Cruz Marrero, who tripped into a water fountain while walking and texting in a Retail Mall. One minute she’s texting; the next minute she’s face first into the water. Now she wants to [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:29+00:00February 1st, 2011|General Negligence, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Woman Falls Into A Fountain In Pennsylvania

Michigan Supreme Court Election – Justice Alton Thomas Davis

As a follow-up to my previous blog about the Michigan Supreme Court elections coming up in less than two weeks, I wanted to highlight another candidate I urge you to support - Justice Alton Thomas Davis. Remember, the Michigan Supreme Court races are extremely important. Who you choose to represent you on our state's highest [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:30+00:00October 22nd, 2010|General Negligence, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michigan Supreme Court Election – Justice Alton Thomas Davis

Woodman v. Kera – Children Win

The Michigan Supreme Court issued it’s opinion in the closely watched Woodman v. Kera case. It was a much needed victory for accident victims. The case involved a parent who signed a pre-injury liability waiver prior to his son using an inflatable play equipment, or Bouncer. In this case, Trent Woodman’s father signed such a [...]

By |2018-06-18T23:41:11+00:00June 21st, 2010|General Negligence, Troy|Comments Off on Woodman v. Kera – Children Win