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The Renter’s Insurance…

The Renter’s Insurance Rundown

As August comes to a close, students across the nation are headed back to college. As they pack up valuables like smartphones, TVs, jewelry, and laptops, it’s important to consider whether renter’s insurance may be beneficial. Renter’s insuranc… Read More
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The Importance of Being F…

The Importance of Being First

Brazilian race car driver, Ayrton Senna, famously said, “Being second is to be the first of the ones to lose.” While that philosophy may not be the truth of life, it is often the truth of trademark law – a lesson learned recently by the Was… Read More
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A Monumental Monument

A Monumental Monument

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery’s iconic memorial to deceased United States service members who remain unidentified. Likewise, the coming Memorial Day holiday will mark the 100th… Read More
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Student Employment Remind…

Student Employment Reminders

‘Tis the season for students of all ages to seek out summer employment and internships. As your business considers extending offers to students and minors, here are some important reminders: The current minimum wage in Michigan is $9.65 for employe… Read More
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Pandemic Tax Implications…

Pandemic Tax Implications for 2020

Millions of American taxpayers received federal benefits intended to provide relief from the economic impact of COVID-19 shutdowns, in the form of stimulus payments and unemployment compensation, during 2020. As we begin the new year and look to the… Read More
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History Repeating

History Repeating

At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, our founding fathers debated several systems for electing the President of the United States including legislative, direct, gubernatorial, electoral and lottery systems. With the knowledge that any system the… Read More
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Staying Positive

Staying Positive

I recently attended an interesting webinar on the topic of trademark law in the world of the internet. I had the pleasure of learning about IP Enforcement Plans, the Communication Decency Act, the Stored Communications Act, and a host of other topics… Read More
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Workplace Safety Complain…

Workplace Safety Complaints on the Rise

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s general industry and construction industry enforcement divisions recently performed their first COVID-19 compliance inspections of Michigan employers and found a handful of “serious”… Read More
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Virtual Justice

Virtual Justice

Michigan’s judiciary branch is to be commended for its exceptional efforts to maintain justice for all during these difficult times. When Michigan began to experience closures due to COVID-19, the Michigan Supreme Court quickly responded with a ser… Read More
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Examination Litigation

Examination Litigation

The college admissions process suffered another blow to its reputation this past month when parents of students who took an online version of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (“AP”) exams filed a class action lawsuit against the testing g… Read More
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