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When the summer heat gets to be too much, packing up the kids and heading to the nearest water park can seem like a fun way to beat the heat. A lot of kids would be delighted by the idea of getting to spend an afternoon going down water slides over and over again. But

When people consider filing a lawsuit, they often imagine that their case will culminate with a trial being held in a courthouse. But when it comes to personal injury lawsuits, the majority of cases end up being settled out of court. It’s very common for cases to be settled after a lawsuit has been filed.

At long last, winter is over! Temperatures are warming up, the days are getting sunnier, and the snow and ice on the ground have melted. But just because snow and ice are quickly becoming a thing of the past, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the risk of a slip and fall accident goes away during

Car accidents have the potential to result in a wide range of injuries, ranging from simple contusions to broken bones and brain trauma. Crashes don’t even need to happen at a particularly high rate of speed to cause injuries, either. Whiplash is one very common type of injury associated with car crashes and it’s been

Everybody, at some point in their life, is a pedestrian. Some people walk for exercise, others walk out of necessity, but sooner or later, everybody inevitably finds themselves trying to walk from Point A to Point B. But if a person doesn’t see something like a patch of ice or trips over an uneven or

The winter months can be treacherous for many reasons. Not only can Michigan get bitterly cold, the snow and ice increases the risk of being injured in a slip and fall accident. Truly anyone can become a slip and fall victim, especially when a reduced amount of daylight makes it harder to see patches of

For some people, the most exciting sign of spring is seeing flowers start to bloom again. For others, it’s opening day for the new baseball season. Baseball is widely considered America’s favorite pastime and for millions of people across the country, there’s no better place to spend a nice spring or summer day than at

Verbal Assault: When Can You Sue?

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 by

We’ve all heard the old adage of, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” While this is all well and good for the vast majority of cases, it’s not always true. Words can have a serious impact on another person. In the worst case scenario, a verbal and emotional

Playgrounds are meant to be very happy places for children. They give kids a chance to run around, play, and have fun. But they’re also an environment where injuries are very likely to happen. When kids are running around and climbing on equipment, accidents are likely to happen. So if a child is injured in

Michigan Trampoline Liability

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

Spring is finally, finally here. Today we are going to talk about the Michigan trampoline statute. I’m not sure anyone even knows about this, but Goodwin & Scieszka would like to talk about the duty imposed on Michigan trampoline users. First, let’s look at the statute: M.C.L.A. 691.1735 691.1735. Duties of trampoliner  Sec. 5. While