A recent decision of the Michigan Compensation Appellate Commission has important implications for health care providers in terms of the scope of medical records that they must produce in response to subpoenas issued in worker’s compensation cases. In Perry v. McDonald’s Restaurants of Michigan, Inc., the attorney for McDonald’s issued a subpoena t…Read more
Yesterday CNIL fined Google, Inc. €50 million (nearly $57 million in U. S. dollars) for lack of transparency, inadequate information, and lack of valid consent for data processing related to personalized advertisements.
Created in 1978, the “Commission on Information Technology and Liberties” (CNIL) is a French governmental authority that exists t…Read more
On December 14 Governor Snyder signed into law two bills that will increase Michigan’s minimum wage and require employers to provide paid medical leave to employees. The new laws are weaker than hoped for by many activists.
The new minimum wage law increases minimum wage to $9.45 per hour in 2019, with additional increases each year until reaching…Read more
On November 28, 2018, the Senate Government Operations Committee passed two bills that would slow down the changes in two laws adopted by the Republican-led legislature in September. The legislature adopted these laws to avoid having them on the ballot to be decided by Michigan voters. By adopting the laws and not having them on the ballot, the leg…Read more
This article was first published in the State Bar of Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal, Vol. 37, No. 3.
History has shown a steady increase in the federal estate tax exemption. It has not been smooth sailing, but a long-term view of the federal estate tax reveals a trend toward estate taxes only impacting a very small fraction of the…Read more