Michigan Court of Appeals reverses trial court’s decision not to impose case evaluation sanctions against an indigent party because sympathy towards a party cannot excuse application of the court rules.
New Michigan court rules have immediate impact on litigation procedure and costs in all cases filed in circuit courts.
Before agreeing contractually to settle disputes through arbitration, parties will want to consider who will make that call and about which issues.
Michigan courts have a range of options to remedy minority owner oppression claims.
Think your case is settled and over? Maybe not after this recent federal appeals court ruling involving the legal principle of collateral estoppel.
Steer clear of inconsistent contract, tort and equitable theories in litigation to position your case for a successful and cost-effective outcome.
Litigation defaults difficult to set aside, easy to avoid with an attorney’s assistance.
Strategic advantage may be gained in contract disputes by deciding early whether to pursue arbitration.
The conversion of money is one of those things lawyers get wrong, particularly in business litigation.
Protecting customer lists with employee confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements could save your business time, aggravation and money.
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