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Page Graves

Jeep Recall & Driverless Vehicles

Needless to say, the recent news about the operation of motor vehicles being (or capable of) hacked by outside sources is deeply disturbing.  Fiat-Chrysler just announced its recall of 1.4 Million vehicles after reported hacking disrupted the driving of at least one reported […]

Page Graves

Golf Cart Agreements

So you and your pals have driven to northern Michigan to play a round of golf at one of its many, beautiful golf courses.  You get to the starter shack at the first tee box and the person takes down […]

Tim Smith

Dog Bite Basics in Michigan

DOG BITE
In Michigan, when a dog bites a person, the person must sue the owner of the dog within three years from the date of the dog bite under MCL 600.5805(10). Proper plaintiffs would…

Tim Smith

Slip and Falls on Black Ice in Michigan

Businesses bombard us with promises of a shopping experience loaded with deals, specials and savings. Whether it’s Wal-Mart, Best Buy, or the local Five and Dime, you would think, as consumers, that…

Tim Smith

Preventing and Treating Dogbites

Every year, almost 5 million Americans are bit by dogs. Over 800,000 of these individuals suffer injuries that require medical treatment and 44% of those that require treatment are younger than 14 years of age. Since more than half of the reported attacks are by dogs owned by the family or neighbor of the victim and the most common victims are children, it’s important for parents to understand…

Shannon Weidemann

Texas Grocery Store Sued for Slip and Fall

A man that fell at a Texas Grocery store has filed a slip and fall lawsuit. The man was shopping at a H.E.B. grocery store in September when he allegedly fell and hurt himself. According to the plaintiff’s original petition, on Sept. 23, 2007, Jones was a customer at the H.E.B. in the 3900 block of East Lucas when the incident occurred. The suit says the fall caused Jones to suffer…

Shannon Weidemann

No Charges Filed in York Dog Attack

A dog attacked and bit a politician going door to door in a neighborhood in York County. The District Attorney has decided that no charges will be filed against the dog owner. The owner of the dog wanted charges filed against the politician for trespassing because she came to the backdoor. Buster, an 8-year-old pit bull, attacked Caldwell around 6 p.m. Saturday after the candidate went to the…