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When you own a dog, a good leash is essential. In the state of Michigan, there is a statewide leash law which states that, with few exceptions, it is unlawful for a dog’s owner to allow a dog off their property unless it is properly leashed. Some cities have additional leash ordinances which can apply

Every winter, there’s one question lots of Michigan drivers have: are we legally required to clear the snow off of our cars? The answer to this is yes, under Section 257.677a of the Michigan Vehicle Code. This part of the Michigan Vehicle Code plainly states that a person shall not remove, or cause to be

Giving birth is an extremely difficult process for both the baby and the mother. And sometimes babies need a little extra help coming into the world. Sometimes, this means performing an episiotomy on the mother or the mother’s perineum tearing naturally to create extra room for the child as they leave their mother’s body. Natural

Being injured in a car accident is an extremely overwhelming experience. Not only do you have to worry about getting immediate care for your injuries, it’s very common to feel unsure about what you should and shouldn’t be doing. When injuries are involved, people often feel stressed out about unwittingly saying or doing something that

When people go to see a doctor, they trust that their doctor will be able to quickly figure out what the problem is and give you a correct diagnosis. But sometimes, doctors don’t get it right. In many cases, illnesses and medical conditions may have symptoms that are very similar to other conditions, so it’s

As you enter your last month of pregnancy, the wait to meet your new child can feel like an eternity. But very often, babies are not delivered on the due date that had been projected early in pregnancy. While it’s extremely common for babies to be born a little bit off from their due date,

When you’re dealing with a personal injury lawsuit of any kind, the key question is going to be whether or not the defendant was responsible for a person’s injuries through an act of negligence. In some cases, the answer to this question is clearer than it is in others. Negligence is an extremely important part

Driving during the winter comes with a lot of annoyances. People often have to spend time brushing the snow off their car if they aren’t able to park in a covered area. It takes time for cars to warm up on cold days. That’s not even getting into the changes that people need to make

One of the most common types of complications that occurs late in pregnancy is the baby being in a breech position, which is something that occurs in about 3-4% of all babies according to The Lancet. Early in pregnancy, it’s expected that babies won’t be positioned with their head down. But as pregnancies reach the

No matter what time of year it is or what the weather is like, a clear windshield is essential for safe driving. When your visibility is reduced in any way, whether it’s from foggy conditions or rain hitting the windshield, the more likely it is that you’ll get into a car accident. For example, the

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