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Chinese Eggplant

April 19, 2017

By Nick Roumel Nacht and Roumel, PC, Ann Arbor There was tension at the vegetable party. The Italian eggplant was drunk. Swaying his fat hips, he stumbled his way to where the slim, lovely Chinese eggplant was sipping a Jasmine tea. “Hey! Paisan! Goombah!” ...

My Turn: Crossword constructor makes it big in The New York Times

April 19, 2017

by Tom Kirvan Legal News In the wordsmith category, they are often unheralded artists, toiling across a literary landscape located down a puzzle-lined street where only the truly gifted reside. Collectively, they are known as “crossword constructors,” ...

Attorney goes to bat for clients suffering from personal injuries

April 19, 2017

by Louis B. Eble Louis B. Eble, PLLC The Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act of 1966 (“ELCRA”) is Michigan’s version of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, but with a broader scope of protection. The ELCRA prohibits discrimination ...

Jamaican Breakfast

April 19, 2017

One of the things I love about travel is trying the local cuisine. When I’m lucky, I get to try foods I’ve never tasted, or even heard of. A recent trip to Jamaica found me doing just that. Yes, there was the ubiquitous jerk chicken and Red Stripe ...

Court of Appeals expands scope of WPA

April 19, 2017

by Wayne Krueger Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis and Gotting P.C. A recent Court of Appeals (COA) interpretation of the Michigan Whistleblowers’ Pro-tection Act (WPA) has significant ramifications for attorneys.  In McNeil-Marks v Mid Michigan Medical ...

Extending 'One-Year-Back Rule' will decrease litigation, benefit everyone

April 19, 2017

by Stephen H. Sinas Attorney and Shareholder Sinas Dramis Law Firm As the state Legislature debates changing the Michigan Auto No-Fault Insurance Act, there is one simple revision that will vastly improve the no-fault insurance system for all Michigan citizens: ...