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

Disability Discrimination: 4 Ways it Can Manifest in the Workplace

While very few companies today would intentionally violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is still a real problem that millions of people have to face every day. We recently wrote a blog about five of the most common violations of the ADA to illustrate how this is still such a serious problem. One of the best things a business can do to ensure they remain in compliance is work to ensure they aren’t Read More

Understanding No Fault Insurance in Michigan and the Truth About It

Residents of Michigan, and especially Detroit, typically have to pay some of the highest auto insurance rates in the country. Many people like to blame the state’s “no-fault” auto insurance laws that are in place, but that is really quite misleading and downright distracting. The fact is that no-fault auto insurance is actually a very positive thing for consumers to have, as can be seen by the fact that they have Read More

Know Your Rights: What Are Your Employment Rights as a Serviceman?

As a past, present, or future serviceman, it can sometimes be challenging to find the right employment opportunities. There are a variety of legal rights that apply specifically to servicemen though, and being aware of them can help ensure you are treated fairly at all times. This blog offers an introduction to the rights you have, and how they can impact your employment opportunities. If you feel that you are or Read More

Spot the Red Flags: 4 Signs That Indicate You May be Getting Terminated

As an employee in Michigan, it is important to understand that you are working in an “at-will” state, which simply means that unless you have an employment agreement that states otherwise, your employer can technically fire you at any time, for any reason (as long as it is not discriminatory) or no reason at all. Even though employers are legally able to terminate their employees, they aren’t likely going to want Read More

4 Reasons You May Need a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are a very common type of contract used by businesses around the world. They are an effective way to protect a wide range of your business’ proprietary information to help ensure that your work isn’t used by competitors or anyone else. Sadly, many people fail to understand when an NDA should be used until it is too late. Read through the following four situations to get a better Read More

The 5 Characteristics of a Strong Merger & Acquisition

One of the fastest, and often most effective, ways to grow a small business is through mergers and acquisitions. This process, however, also comes with a lot of risk that cannot be ignored. Whether your business is looking to buy out another one, or you are looking for a potential buyer to acquire it, understanding key characteristics needed to successfully complete this type of process is essential. The following Read More

Understanding No-Fault Insurance in Michigan

Michigan is one of 12 states that have no-fault auto insurance, and one of just nine that require all drivers to purchase it. It is the only state with unlimited coverage. No-fault auto insurance is one of the most misunderstood forms of insurance, and all too often, the misinformation leads people who have been injured in an accident to have their claims wrongfully denied. Take some time to learn more about Read More

4 Essential Elements of a Licensing Agreement

One of the most lucrative types of business relationships today is one between a licensee and a licensor. In this relationship, the licensor has a product of some sort that they have the legal rights to, but doesn’t want to handle the marketing and selling of on its own. The licensee has the time and skills to market a product, but doesn’t have a product of its own. The two parties come together and create a Read More

4 Types of Damages You May Be able to Recover in an Auto Accident Lawsuit

If you have been in a motor vehicle accident that was caused by another driver, you may have a lawsuit on your hands. When looking into a lawsuit, one of the first things to ask is what types of damages you may be able to recover. The answer to that question will depend on many factors, including how the accident happened, what the result of the accident was, and much more. The following are the most common types of Read More