Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Mark Zuckerberg have been center stage in the news recently, since the New York Times reported how the social media platform was used to affect the 2014 midterm election. The fallout from the dispute provides a cautionary tale for companies using terms of service to limit liability to users.
When most people hear about estate planning, they think about wills and testamentary trusts – things that take effect after they have passed away. However, there are key parts of any complete estate plan that can help while you are alive.
This winter has been especially hard on Michigan roads. The weather patterns have resulted in massive potholes across the state, and in local neighborhoods. When Michigan potholes cause serious injury, can the government be held responsible, or do you just have to rely on your own health or auto insurance?
Imagine going to someone’s home only to trip and fall down a stair you couldn’t see in the dark. Who is responsible for your injuries? Should the homeowner have warned you, or should you have known to turn on the light? That’s the debate happening right now in the Michigan Supreme Court.
There are district and circuit court houses all across Metro Detroit. When you receive a summons to appear in court on drug charges, it can sometimes be hard to know where you will need to appear. Find out how to know where your drug charges will go to court.
When an entrepreneur starts a business, it can sometimes be hard to imagine anyone else doing their job. Small business owners can pour years, even decades, of hard work into getting their processes, vendors, and contracts in place. But as the years press on, eventually you may want to slow down. Then the question becomes […]
When a parent’s relationship breaks down the first question is often who will “get” the kids. Fear of losing control of your children could push you to take an all-or-nothing approach in court. In a hotly contested custody battle, is the judge likely to award you sole custody of your children?
There are many reasons to go door-to-door. Whether you are a mail carrier, a canvasser, or a Girl Scout, your success depends on the ability to safely approach strangers’ homes. But what happens if you are injured on the way to the door? Are property owners responsible for uninvited visitors’ injuries?
If you live in a college town, or know a wide variety of people, it may feel like “everyone” gets caught drunk driving eventually. In that climate, a conviction for Operating While Intoxicated may not seem like a serious issue. However, there are several drunk driving consequences that you may not have considered that can […]
Startup business owners often fight to break even. Many entrepreneurs take a DIY approach, handling everything from marketing to manufacturing. However, even on a shoe-string budget, you need a business lawyer on your startup team to get your company on the right foot, and head off problems before they start.