Dog Bite Laws in Michigan and Fake Service Dog Bite Legislation

Dog showing teeth before biting a person

Dogs generally bite people they don’t know or are afraid of, especially when they are defending what they regard as their territory, or their owner(s). Dog bites more rarely involve small children or babies and if they do it’s a

It’s Deer Vehicle Collision Time in Michigan

Car Accident With A Deer in Michigan

This time of the year, statistics and anecdotal general knowledge both confirm that motorists right across the state are more likely to have a collision with a deer. Happily for the people involved, human life is rarely at risk. Unhappily

Food Poisoning Lawsuits

Food poisoning is a common health issue in the U.S. It is caused by certain strains of bacteria or viruses that multiply in food which is eaten. By products produced by the micro-organisms cause sickness, which can range from mild

NTSB Ruling on Automated Car Fatalities Confirms Drivers Not the Only Ones to Blame

Driverless Car Accident

It’s probably unlikely that if you live in and around East Lansing or Birmingham in Michigan that you have seen a car driving down the road with no driver in it, or a driver who seems to be not driving!

NuCraft Wins Appeal Over Canopy Accident Case

The Michigan Appeals Court has recently confirmed a lower court’s decision to deny liability by the boat hoist and canopy manufacturer, NuCraft, after a serious injury that happened at Lake Margrethe involving the fitting of one of their canopies. The

When is a Parent Not Considered “Fit” Enough to Care for Their Own Child?

Unfit Parent Caring For Child

When divorce or separation occurs there is a need to consider who is going to care for the child or children of the two parents. Child custody is never an easy issue. In some cases, a family curt may even

Is it a Crime to Leave a Child in a Car That is Too Hot?

A deceased child in a car

This is the time of the year when babies and young children are left by mistake in cars with the windows rolled up. If the temperature rises beyond a critical level, there is a good chance that the small child

How Domestic Violence Affects Child Custody Provisions in Michigan

domestic violence impact on child custody

Domestic violence affects a third of all families in Michigan to one extent or another. It is understandable that where persistent domestic violence has been a feature in a family where there are children that it could affect decisions about

Can You be Arrested for DUI in Your Own Driveway in Michigan?

DUI on home property

The Michigan Supreme Court recently made a decision which could have considerable bearing on cases beyond the state’s borders, as the implications sink in. It appears that a legal precedent has been set that someone who chooses to drink and

What Can You Do if Involved in a Hit and Run Accident?

Hit & Run Accident in Michigan

Hit and run accidents are some of the worst case scenario type accidents to happen in Michigan, and unfortunately they are all too common. If you are the person hit by a vehicle while out of your own vehicle, you