Columns

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

February 15, 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: ...

My Turn: Remembering 2009: an inauguration like no other

February 15, 2017

 By Tom Kirvan Legal News Depending on your political perspective, January 20 was the dawning of a new conservative era in the U.S. or the onset of a four-year reign that could redefine our democracy in uncertain terms. For supporters of the president-elect, ...

Immigration case will be heard by United States Supreme Court

February 15, 2017

by Mike Carlin Should a lawful permanent resident of the United States be deported as a result of a conviction for conduct that is perfectly legal in 43 states, the District of Columbia, and under federal law? We think not. I first met Juan Esquivel Quintana ...

Bloomfield Hills eminent domain lawyer stands tall as ever more

February 15, 2017

Column by Tom Kirvan Legal News Darius Dynkowski isn’t one to name-drop, but if he was . . . How about Frank Sinatra for starters? Then there was the time that he rubbed elbows with boxing great Muhammad Ali, in his prime perhaps the best-known sports ...

'Don't post that' - social media and its effects on the workplace

February 15, 2017

by Mark Morgan The advent of social media – principally involving Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – has created an outlet for people to connect with people, post photos, and express their opinions for the world to see. Although the First Amendment ...

"The Sexiest Diet Alive"

February 15, 2017

This week’s People magazine features their annual winner of the “Sexiest Man Alive.” This year it’s Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, former wrestling star, and now the highest paid actor in the world. Sure, Rock is a nice piece ...