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How Do I Know If I Have A Medical Malpractice Case?

September 13, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Medical malpractice cases can take many forms. Here are some examples of medical negligence that might lead to a lawsuit: Failure to diagnose, delay in diagnosis, or misdiagnosisFailure to recognize and act on signs of infection, such as abnormal laboratory results, abnormal radiology results, the...

Michigan Manufacturers Association Features Dean Amburn in MiMfg Magazine

September 11, 2019 in Intellectual Property,

Michigan Manufacturers Association features Intellectual Property partner, Dean Amburn in September Issue of MiMfg Magazine. Protecting Intellectual Property is vital for Manufacturers The article “Got IP? Protect It!” written by Dean Amburn was featured in the September issue of MiMfg Magazine. Amburn, an experienced IP...

How Long Do I Have to File a Medical Malpractice Claim?

September 09, 2019 in Personal Injury,

All potential civil cases in Michigan are subject to a limitations period within which a lawsuit must be filed or it is barred.  These periods of limitations are called “statutes of limitations”.  In medical malpractice cases not resulting in death, generally, the statute of limitations...

Understanding Sexual Assault from a Trusted Person or a Person in Power or Authority

August 22, 2019 in Personal Injury,

One person, in a position of authority or dominance relative to another person, exerts their authority over the other person through sexual conduct.  You see, despite its name, sexual assault isn’t about sex. It’s a way of using sex to establish power--which is why so...

I Got Into A Car Accident-Should I Hire An Attorney?

August 19, 2019 in Personal Injury,

Everyone has seen and heard the television and radio advertisements about the importance of contacting an attorney if you were injured in an automobile accident. These ads, however, do not inform you of the amount of time you have or the circumstances in which you...

4 Common Mistakes When Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit

August 15, 2019 in Personal Injury,

No one thinks about what will happen if they’re involved in a car accident. Still fewer people think about what will happen in the aftermath, which is why most people make mistakes that could hurt a future case It’s understandable. You’re scared and hurt and...

Know Your Rights Regarding Sexual Assault in the Workplace

July 18, 2019 in Personal Injury,

The typical worker spends 33% of their time (55 hours) each week participating in work-related activities. The time we spend at work has a significant effect on our overall emotional and physical health. If you’re a victim of sexual assault in the workplace, those 55...

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...