Understanding the 3 Main Types of Product Defects

You likely use hundreds of different products every week. These range from necessities like vehicles or appliances to entertainment items like drones or tablets. Most of the time, these products work wonderfully, and really help to make our lives better. Sometimes, however, there can be a problem with a product, which results in a serious accident or injury. This is typically caused by some type of product defect. If Read More

A Brief Q&A on Michigan Premises Liability

If you are injured while on another person’s property, you may have the right to file a personal injury suit against them in some situations. When going through these lawsuits, you will discover that the premises liability laws in Michigan are going to have a big impact on how the case is handled. Read on to get answers to some common questions about this important topic. Q: What Happens If You Were Not Invited onto Read More

5 Scenarios You Need to Address in Your Partnership Agreement

When starting a new business with another person, or even just when formalizing an existing business with them, you want to make sure everything is handled properly. Creating a good partnership agreement will help ensure that the business is able to run smoothly and that any potential conflicts can be resolved as easily as possible. When writing up a partnership agreement, you need to make sure it covers what to do Read More

What Michigan Drivers Need to Know About the State’s New No-Fault Law

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently signed a bill to reform the state’s no-fault auto insurance laws. This new law passed both the state house and senate with a large majority, and was prompted by widespread demand from citizens who were unhappy with the high costs of auto insurance in the state. While this new law attempted to take some positive steps, drivers will really see very little - if any - benefit Read More

Business Law 101: A Step-by-Step Overview of the M&A Process

As a business progresses through the years, it often makes sense to grow through the merger & acquisition ("M&A") process. This is when one company merges with, or buys out, another one. An M&A can help quickly expand into new territory, acquire specific resources, or any number of other things that will help the business succeed going forward. While mergers and acquisitions aren’t uncommon, they are Read More

Hurt in a Slip-and-Fall Accident? 5 Steps to Take Immediately

There are many situations in life where you will slip and fall, and in most of those instances, it will simply be an accident that you can hopefully walk away from with nothing more than a little embarrassment. If the fall is the result of the action, or inaction, of another party, however, you may have a lawsuit. Unfortunately, it can be difficult for the average person to determine whether or not they have a good Read More

Workplace Harassment Explained

Most people have to go to work to earn a living and support themselves. When at the workplace, you should be able to feel comfortable and do your best work each day. Unfortunately, workplace harassment is all too common and can leave people feeling uncomfortable or even threatened. Understanding what workplace harassment is, and how to respond to it, will help you to protect yourself and your employment. What is Read More

Business Organization: The Pros and Cons of an LLC in Michigan

When starting a business in Michigan, you need to decide how you want it to be organized from a legal and tax perspective. There are quite a few options, but for many people, the Limited Liability Corporation, or LLC, is a great choice. Learning more about the pros and cons of an LLC will help you determine if this is the right choice for you in your specific situation. Benefits of an LLC LLCs are quite popular in Read More

6 Steps to Take Following an Auto Accident

Getting into an auto accident is a scary event. Trying to think of exactly what steps you should follow after an accident can be difficult given the high-stress environment that often follows. To help protect your rights, this blog outlines the specific steps you need to take in order to make sure everything is handled properly. Please review these steps, and consider printing this blog off to keep in your glove box Read More

What Does It Look Like to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Michigan?

If you or a loved one has experienced harm due to the negligence of a doctor or other medical professional, you may have a strong malpractice case on your hands. Understanding what steps you need to take, and what you will experience, in a medical malpractice lawsuit will help you know what to expect. When done right, a malpractice suit can help cover your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering damages, and Read More