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 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

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