Investigating a plaintiff’s prior suits may reveal contrary positions barring a claim through judicial estoppel.
Deceased student's intoxication results in appellate court affirming trial court's decision to bar wrongful death action filed by decedent's estate.
Discovery will change dramatically under a new Michigan Supreme Court rule requiring judges to be “participant observers” in a more collaborative civil litigation process.
A party cannot overcome insufficient deposition testimony through a contradictory affidavit.
If you can’t remember last night at the bar, you probably shouldn't file a lawsuit when you wake up in the hospital.
In new unpublished case, Michigan Court of Appeals rules black ice is open and obvious.
Don’t be spooked by your own “phantom employees” in premises liability cases.
You could feel like a sad face emoji if comments found on your own social media accounts bolster a plaintiff’s premises liability claim.
If food manufacturers produce clean food or use clean labels, then they should steer clear of business risks arising from claims of false advertising and product adulteration.
An afternoon at the ball park could include foul balls, broken bats and flying hot dogs, so understand your personal risk before buying your tickets!
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- Truck Driver’s Bodily Injury Claim Barred by his Bankruptcy Case
- Intoxication Bars College Student’s Estate from Wrongful Death Action
- New Supreme Court Discovery Rule Places Emphasis on Proportionality Over Relevance
- Court Reinforces Principle That Landowners Generally Have no Duty to Prevent Criminal Acts
- Don't Drink and File... a Lawsuit
- Michigan Court of Appeals Affirms Black Ice Remains Open and Obvious
- Phantom Employees Create a 'Question of Fact' for Notice Defense
- Social Media can Derail Defense of Your Premises Liability Case
- The Down and Dirty on Manufacturing Clean Foods, Using Clean Labeling
- Heads up! Baseball, Hotdogs and… Personal Risk at the Ball Park?