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In a surprise decision, the jury hearing the case of Justin Smith, a dog owner in Cass County, Michigan whose dog was accused of mauling two young children and their grandmother, was found not guilty. After a three-day trial, the six-person jury unanimously found that Smith’s dog was not involved in the attack. Smith had

In a state like Michigan, winter driving isn’t always easy. Even if you make every effort to stay safe on the roads, from making sure your car is prepared to handle winter conditions to following best winter driving practices, there’s still a chance that you could still end up being involved in a car accident.

If you’re a small business owner, there’s nothing better than hearing that your customers are happy with a product you manufacture or sell. You want to hear stories about how something you sold or made helped solve a problem, how a product lasted for years, or how a product simply made a person happy. The

Newborns very often have at least one type of medical condition shortly after birth, such as jaundice. Jaundice is one of the most common types of health conditions that occurs in newborns, affecting about 60% of all newborns. Jaundice occurs when an infant has a high level of bilirubin in its bloodstream. If a baby’s

Kicking a smoking habit is a great way to lead a healthier lifestyle, but it’s definitely not an easy thing to do. In recent years, thousands of people looking to stop smoking, or at least cut back on it, have turned to e-cigarettes as a way to ease their way out of the habit. E-cigarettes

Brain injuries are not to be taken lightly at any age. But if an adult were to sustain a brain injury, the symptoms they’d show would likely be different from the ones shown by a newborn with a brain injury. For example, an adult with a brain injury might seem dazed, complain of a headache,

Dogs are one of the most common types of pets in America. In 2012, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation reported that 36.5% of American households owned a dog. That means over 43 million homes owned at least one dog. With so many dogs around, it comes as no surprise that lots of people are bitten

There are a lot of ways to get hurt on the job and no workplace is ever completely and totally free of hazards. Even if you work in a seemingly safe environment like an office, it’s still entirely possible to encounter at least one type of hazard at work. Naturally, the exact types of hazards

No matter how old you are, brain injuries are not to be taken lightly. But in the case of newborns, sustaining a brain injury during delivery can potentially impact the child’s mobility or their ability to grow and develop normally. In many cases, brain injuries that occur during delivery are the result of oxygen deprivation.

Winter is here and in Michigan, that means it’s time to make sure you’re ready and able to deal with the snow and ice winter brings. While homeowners have their shovels and snow blowers ready to go, it’s important for commercial property owners also have a plan to clear the snow and ice from their