Construction and Renovation Projects:

To Sign or Not to Sign? Does It Even Matter?

Disputes can happen on construction projects involving commercial/residential owners, contractors, suppliers as well as other construction participants; and a portion of those disputes may eventually end up in court, at which time a factfinder must determine what obligations were owed and who may be entitled to compensation or some other remedy. Wh…

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COVID-19 Vaccinations from an Employer's Perspective

A guide of considerations

There is not much that has remained constant over the past year. In fact, it might be fair to say that the only thing that has remained consistent is the everchanging landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that we are navigating vaccine rollout, there is much for employers to consider, including employee mandates, exposure and liability, legal cla…

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Legal Alert: 2021 Limitations on Noneconomic Damages in Medical Malpractice Claims

On January 27, 2021, the State of Michigan Department of Treasury announced the 2021 limitations on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice claims. The “upper cap” was adjusted to a limitation of $851,000, and the “lower cap” was adjusted to a limitation of $476,600.

These limitations are enacted by statute. MCL § 600.1483 defines “non-economic…

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Data Privacy Day 2021

Raising awareness about the importance of privacy and the protection of personal information

January 28 is the annual celebration of Data Privacy Day, which exists to raise awareness about the importance of privacy and how to protect personal information. The annual event commemorates the 1981 Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (Convention 108), a treaty among the Council of Eu…

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Annual Estate Plan Health Check

Much has changed in a year's time. Our checklist can help you determine whether it's time to update your estate plan.

Every year we evaluate and set goals for our health, our time, our work and our families. But what about your existing plans - specifically, your estate plan? As your life shifts, so too should your estate plan. Therefore we've developed a checklist to help you evaluate your unique circumstances. 

Click here to download our checklist and begin your …

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