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A Hotel May Be Held Responsible If a Guest Is Bit By a Spider

July 01, 2019 in Personal Injury,

A hotel guest sued a Michigan hotel after he was bitten by a brown recluse spider while staying in the hotel As a result of the bite, the guest sustained severe and permanent injuries to his leg. The guest argued that the hotel had a...

New Company, New Scrutiny for Electric Scooters in Detroit

June 27, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Detroit has a flock of new residents coming to town—electric scooters.  A fourth electric scooter company, Boaz Bikes, launched 100 scooters in the city of Detroit at the end of May. While tourists may be delighted by the transportation options, business owners and Detroit residents...

A Bus Driver is Responsible to Properly Secure a Wheelchair to the Bus Restraint System

May 27, 2019 in Appeals, Personal Injury,

In the unpublished decision of Estate of Rita H. Hughes v City of Livonia, No. 340447 (April 30, 2019), the Michigan Court of Appeals recently held that there were sufficient questions of fact to avoid dismissal of a claim involving serious personal injuries sustained by...

How Much Can You Be Paid for Wrongful Imprisonment?

May 23, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Michigan is one of the 33 states with a statute that provides monetary compensation for persons who have been exonerated Michigan provides for statutory compensation for persons who have served time in a state correctional facility for 1 or more crimes that he or she...

The 7 Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

May 20, 2019 in Personal Injury,

You’ve always felt safe on your bike. More than that, you’ve always felt free. Free to love the open road, free to revel in the feeling of flying down the highway. Then, you were in an accident. And your motorcycle accident injuries did more than...

The Consequences of a Traumatic Brain Injury After a Motorcycle Accident

May 16, 2019 in Personal Injury,

The brain is an amazing organ. It’s also amazingly fragile. Even a minor knock can throw off its chemistry. So if you’re caught in a motorcycle accident, the long-term consequences can affect you for the rest of your life. And only a doctor can tell...

Employer May Revoke Employment Offer If You Test Positive for Marijuana

May 02, 2019 in Appeals,

Even with an MMMA Card, a potential employer can revoke an employment offer if you test positive for Marijuana. Although you may have a medical marijuana card that affords you certain protections under the Michigan Medical Marijauna Act (MMMA), the Michigan Court of Appeals held...

Top 5 Motorcycle Safety Tips All Riders Should Know

April 29, 2019 in Personal Injury,

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of cruising down the road on a motorcycle. The wind whips by and you can feel the power of the bike underneath you. But all that power won’t do you any good if you’re caught in an auto accident....

Can a City Mark My Car Tires With Chalk to Enforce Parking Limits?

April 24, 2019 in Appeals,

Can a City Mark My Car Tires With Chalk to Enforce Parking Limits? We have all experienced this -- you park your car in a zone indicated with a maximum parking time period and come back to your vehicle to find your tires have been...

Robert Giroux Named to 2019 Class of Leaders in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

April 18, 2019 in In the Media,

Southfield, MI – Giroux Amburn’s, founding partner Robert Giroux has been honored as a 2019 Leader in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Giroux will be recognized along with 29 other distinguished attorneys on April 18th at Troy Marriott. The awards program which honors attorneys...