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

5 Essential Elements of a Strong Business Contract

Contracts are an essential element of almost any business. They allow the business to make agreements that are legally enforceable so they can plan out their actions with confidence that the obligations of the other party will be met. A good business contract will have a variety of essential elements that will help ensure that both parties understand the contract and that it is legally enforceable in court should Read More

Employment Law 101: Understanding Title VII

Employers have a lot of leeway when it comes to who they hire and promote, and why. For many employers, however, there are some limits on how they are able to make these types of decisions. The limits are primarily outlined under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you feel that you are being discriminated against at work, or you are just interested in protecting your rights, the following brief explanation Read More

Understanding Michigan Uninsured and Underinsured Insurance Claims

Few things can be as frustrating and scary as getting into an auto accident. If you discover that the person who you got into an accident with did not have insurance, or they were underinsured, it can be even more difficult. Fortunately, there are some laws on the books in the state of Michigan that are meant to provide certain protections to responsible drivers in these situations. No-Fault Auto Insurance This Read More

Paternity Leave? An Overview of Paternal Leave Laws

Having a child is one of the most exciting and joyful events that you will ever go through. For mothers, having a child sometimes comes with maternity leave from work so they can bond with and care for the new baby as well as recover from giving birth. Fathers, however, aren’t afforded the same options, but that is slowly changing. If your wife is pregnant, or you are planning on adopting a child, it is important Read More

Victim of Medical Malpractice? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, you need to take steps to protect your/their legal rights. This can be extremely difficult because of the fact that you are focusing on recovering from the medical issue, but if you don’t handle the malpractice case correctly, it could result in you losing your right to a significant settlement or judgment. The following are some key points that you Read More

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Understanding Employment Retaliation in Michigan

There are many laws and regulations in place governing how employers need to treat their employees, and how they need to act, in general. In most cases, however, nobody will ever know if an employer is violating these rules unless an employee files a complaint. The problem with this is that many employees won’t file a complaint because they fear that they will lose their job or suffer some other type of negative Read More

7 Examples of Employment Discrimination

Discrimination in the workplace is something that a surprising number of people experience. Unfortunately, most people just ignore the injustice and either continue working for the company, or try to find another job where they hope to be treated fairly. In order to actually stop this type of discrimination, however, it is important that everyone understands what types of employment discrimination exist under the Read More

Mother’s Rights Law: Pregnancy Discrimination and Your Rights in Michigan

Finding out you are pregnant is often one of the most exciting and joy filled experiences of your life. If your employer is not treating you the way it should, however, the results can be devastating. Thankfully, pregnancy discrimination in the state of Michigan falls under the protections based on gender discrimination. Asking for Maternity Leave In Michigan, new mothers must be given at least the same Read More