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Posted: May 9, 2017, 7:50 PM
The Michigan Association for Justice published an article by Liisa Speaker
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Posted: Mar 29, 2017, 10:25 AM
Michigan Court of Appeals (MCOA) in Kevin Smith v City of Flint, No. 320437, a for publication opinion, affirms lower court grant of summary disposition on Plaintiff’s claim under the Whistleblowers’ Protection Act (WPA) MCL 15.361 et seq.
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Posted: Jun 29, 2015, 10:20 AM
In Bhama v Garves, unpublished opinion per curiam in the Court of Appeals, issued May 27, 2017 (Docket No. 313721), the Court of Appeals found an appeal regarding legal malpractice by an in pro per psychiatrist to be frivolous. A claim regarding the psychiatrist's termination of employment from the State of Michigan was the underlying case to the legal malpractice suit.
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Posted: Jun 22, 2015, 10:00 AM
In Richards v Richards, 310 Mich App 683 (2015) (Docket No. 319753), the Court of Appeals affirmed in part and reversed in part a Judgment of Divorce, ruling in favor of Sherri Richards, a client of the Speaker Law Firm, on all appealed issues.
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Posted: Jun 18, 2015, 9:45 AM
In Graham v Foster, ___ Mich App __; __ NW2d __ (2015), the Court of Appeals held that a presumed father, ie, a mother's husband at the time of conception or birth of a child, is a necessary party to a Revocation of Paternity Act claim.
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Posted: Jan 11, 2013, 9:10 AM
I'll be honest. When I first started reading the 6th Circuit's opinion in Keith v Oakland County (decided 01/10/13 in a published opinion), I asked myself, how is it possible for a deaf lifeguard to safely perform his duties?
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Posted: Nov 7, 2012, 4:05 PM
Don’t get me wrong. I love the COA website (even the newly minted website to which I am still adjusting).
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Posted: May 18, 2010, 12:20 PM
Some auto insurance companies include an exclusion that lowers the amount the insured can recover for bodily injury if the injured person is a family member. The exclusion is known as the "family drop down" and it was at issue in Ruzak v USAA Insurance Agency (Docket 274993).
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Posted: Nov 19, 2009, 3:45 PM
To an attorney who does not make a living writing briefs, the recent COA decision in In re D.A.S., Minor, will almost surely go unnoticed. Yet those of us who toil in the appellate arena should see it as a glaring reminder that the quality of our representation is judged almost solely on our briefing........and it better be good!
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Posted: Mar 6, 2007, 9:20 AM
Omdahl is a case that came out last year, but is scheduled for a MOAA (mini oral argument on application) before the Michigan Supreme Court tomorrow, March 7, 2007.
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