The American Association for Justice (AAJ) recently published their annual Worst Corporate Conduct list for 2018. Multi-billion-dollar financial, oil and car manufacturing companies came under attack for putting profit ahead of economic welfare, environmental protection and public safety. Nestlé was singled out for using international child and slave labor in its cocoa production in Africa.
When your child is involved in an accident, you likely have a thousand thoughts running through your head. As a concerned parent, you may be anxious to understand the severity of your child’s physical injuries—and the recovery process. You may also be worried about your child’s emotional distress from the accident—and any implications this may have on their future. Your most dominant instinct is to protect. Your child’s wellbeing is paramount above all else.
Thanksgiving may seem like an innocuous enough time of year. You’re surrounded by family and friends, indulging in delicious food. Safety may be the furthest thing from your mind.
When you have a baby, there are suddenly a whole slew of safety concerns you’d never before considered. Is your furniture properly baby-proofed? Is the crib free of suffocation hazards? Is the baby within reach of anything they could potentially choke on?
The summer may be drawing to a close, but there’s still some time left in barbecue season. For many Michigan families, as long as the first snow hasn’t fallen, the grill is still open for business.
Since the popular Swedish furniture retailer opened its doors to the American market two decades ago, it has become an instant sensation. IKEA stores have popped up all across the nation, and customers have flocked to them.
The Fourth of July is a holiday about history, community, family and fun. It's our nation's birthday--and one of the ways we celebrate this occasion is with a festive display of pyrotechnics in the night sky.
If a child is injured--whether it be due to medical negligence, unsafe conditions or a defective product--they have the same legal rights and are entitled to the same compensation as an adult. However, the law concerning personal injury to minors is different than for adults.
Imagine you're a 12-year-old competitive gymnast. Six days a week, you wake up at 6:00 a.m. and head to the gym for practice. Your coach trains you hard for five hours--pushing you to your limits and shouting at you whenever you make a mistake. If you get injured, it's as though you're in trouble. You face extreme pressure to get better as quickly as possible.
The catalyst of the #metoo movement, Larry Nassar’s trial has been one of the most followed cases of criminal sexual conduct in recent history. A renowned sports medicine doctor for Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, Nassar was accused of sexually abusing upwards of 200 young female athletes during his tenure. Nassar’s criminal trial recently concluded, in which he was convicted and sentenced to what will likely be the rest of his life in prison.