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August 3, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Get a Class Action Suit Check in the Mail? ]
Farmington Hills, MI A flurry of class action settlement money has been arriving in the mail boxes of mutual fund holders. Investment advisor and attorney Rick Bloom, from Bloom Asset Management, says clients often come to him somewhat bewildered after receiving an unexpected check.
August 1, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Title lX Doesn't Protect Against Bullying ]
Detroit, MI It is hard to say what may happen in the future when it comes to litigating against bullying. "The law the way it is written doesn't provide a solution for every kind of harassment," says attorney Richard Winslow. "The way the law is written it is quite narrow, but I think the issues are broader than Title lX, which is limited to sexual harassment."
June 16, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Attorney Hopes "Discretionary Proof" Suit will Clean Up the Insurance Industry ]
Detroit, MI Detroit attorney John Conway has stepped up to the plate many times on behalf of clients whose disability claims have been denied. Recently he launched a national class action on behalf of Sun Life Canada policyholders who allege their claims have been unfairly and illegal adjudicated under the company's discretionary proof clause.
September 7, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Michigan Attorney says Time to Put the Brakes on Dangerous Trucks ]
Southfield, MI Michigan Attorney Steve Gursten has reached his breaking point with bad truckers. With years of experience representing people injured or killed by dangerous trucks and truckers in truck accidents and a former president of the Truck Litigation Committee for the American Association of Justice (AAJ), Gursten says he is frankly "disgusted" with what he sees.
August 12, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Lawyer Raises Objection to Crest Pro-Health Mouthwash ]
Troy, MI A young lawyer from Troy, Michigan was puzzled by the brownish stains that suddenly began to appear on this teeth, then he gradually started to make the connection between his new mouthwash and the dramatic changes he saw in the mirror. "I never had stains like this on my teeth until after I started using Crest Pro-Health Mouthwash," says Mark Rossman. "When I found out that other people using this defective product had also made complaints about the same kinds of stains, I was shocked."
September 22, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Green Building Expectations get Red Flag from Attorney Donald Murano ]
St. Louis, MI The Green revolution in the construction business may have unintentionally laid the foundation for a wall of lawsuits. Donald Murano, an attorney with years of experience in the building industry, predicts that energy efficient, eco-friendly construction projects that fail to live up to promises and expectations will be buried in a pile of litigation.
July 24, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Howard Radner: Slip and Fall Cases Get The Shove In Michigan ]
Detroit, MI Howard Radner is not running the biggest firm in Michigan, but he has been practicing law for 34 years and he knows what he is doing. Dog bites, lead poisoning, auto accidents, slip and fall cases, Radner has seen them all, many times. The last few years though, he has become rather perturbed by some of the changes in Michigan state tort law that he believes are unfair to many of his clients.