Columns

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

March 24, 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

March 24, 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

March 24, 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

March 24, 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

March 24, 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

March 24, 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, ...