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Michigan Supreme Court Upholds Favorable Ruling for Tenant – Hendrix v. Lautrec, Ltd.

Michigan Supreme Court Ruling Sets Positive Precedent for Injured Tenants The Michigan Supreme Court issued an interesting ruling late last week when it decided not to accept an application to hear a landlord-tenant personal injury case that began in Oakland County. The decision had been eagerly anticipated by many lawyers who specialize in Michigan slip [...]

By |2019-04-04T13:23:34+00:00April 4th, 2019|Landlor-Tenant, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

Michigan Appeals Court Finds Walkway Not Fit For Intended Use in Landlord-Tenant Injury Case

Michigan Landlord-Tenant Law - A Win for the Injured Party The Michigan Court of Appeals issued an important ruling on landlord-tenant personal injury cases. The case, Estate of Daniel Trueblood v. P&G Apartments, LLC, (docket no. 340642 published on 3/12/2019), could have far reaching implications as it may allow injured tenants to pursue cases for [...]

The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg 2018 Year In Review

2018 Case Review and Large Settlements Represented by The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, 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 [...]

Dismissal Upheld in Young Boy’s Saginaw Slip and Fall Case

Saginaw Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers Winning a Michigan slip and fall case is not easy. Property owners have a slew of defenses they can use to get even “easy cases” dismissed. One would think that a property owner should have a responsibility to keep their premises in reasonable condition and maintain a safe environment [...]

By |2018-12-20T13:12:56+00:00December 18th, 2018|Legal News, Personal Injury, Saginaw, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

SB 1017 Passes Senate in Lame Duck – Seeks to Grant Immunity to All Premises Owners and Landlords

Harmful Bill Passes Through Michigan Senate If you think the pot holes and roads are bad now, just wait if Senate Bill 1017 becomes law. Passed out of the Republican controlled state Senate during the lame duck session today without any hearings, discussions or fanfare, SB 1017 acts to codify the “open and obvious” rule [...]

Business Establishments and Home Owners Have a Responsibility to Clean Up Their Leaves

Fallen Leaves Could Mask Slip and Fall Hazards October has brought wind and slightly chillier temperatures than normal, so the green leaves made their turn to that beautiful orange, red and yellow a bit quicker than Michigan’s normal foliage peaks. But even if you missed your favorite ride to view the changing trees, you may [...]

By |2018-11-06T14:54:26+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Landlor-Tenant, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

Michigan State Senate Seeks to Protect Landowners in Premises Cases

New Bill Hurts Victims in Slip & Fall Cases Last week, a committee in the Michigan state Senate passed a bill out of committee on a 3-1 party line vote that would have severe repercussions for individuals injured due to the negligence of a landowner. The bill affects people injured in Michigan slip and fall [...]

Slip and Fall and Hidden Defects – Two Cases with Two Different Outcomes

Two Michigan Slip and Fall Cases with Different Rulings Michigan Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers Two more slip and fall cases were ruled upon by the Michigan Court of Appeals a few weeks ago. Each involved somewhat similar events, but the Court diverged in their rulings. Case #1 - For the Plaintiff In Atlas v. [...]

By |2018-08-17T16:47:23+00:00August 15th, 2018|Legal News, Michigan News, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

Michigan Slip and Fall Accidents – Landlords Have A Special Duty to Tenants

As the fall comes to an end as we head into December, winter is right around the corner. With winter comes slippery weather and Michigan slip and fall accidents. Slip and fall and Michigan trip and fall accidents can occur for a number of different reasons, ranging from a failure to salt and remove snow [...]

By |2017-12-05T15:21:50+00:00December 5th, 2017|Legal News, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

Michigan Landlord-Tenant Personal Injury – Thompson v. Gibson

The Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of a tenant in a Michigan slip and fall case from Livingston County. In Thompson v. Gibson, docket no. 333733 (unpublished, 8/8/2017), a man was injured while sweeping the back deck of a house he rented when the railing gave way. As a result of his fall, [...]