Firms, legislation, trends and awards


Man runs from jail sentence

October 31, 2014
| By AP
Authorities said they have captured a man who fled a courthouse in the region after being sentenced to jail. Read More

Here’s to keeping your holiday party DUI free

Attorneys say offering rides is good, but company policies are better.

October 31, 2014
The holiday office party season is just around the corner, and one thing the party planning committee needs to think about is how to make sure everyone who imbibes gets home safely at the end of the night. Read More

Is there a revival of strict environmental liability for landowners?

October 29, 2014
Many businesses incorporate a parent/subsidiary structure in order to protect business assets from third-party claims and liabilities. Read More

5 reasons to stay in Grand Rapids

October 27, 2014
This past summer, the Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently hosted another “knotty” discussion as part of its Knotty Cocktails event series. Read More

Consumers Energy reaches settlement with EPA

It will spend more than $2B to reduce air pollution.

October 24, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Consumers Energy reached a major settlement in federal court in September with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice that will require the utility to spend more than $2 billion upgrading equipment to reduce air pollution at its coal-fired plants. Read More

False advertising class action lawsuits on the rise

Red Bull offers settlement; website crashes on first day.

October 24, 2014
Earlier this month, Red Bull proposed a $13 million agreement to settle a false advertising class action lawsuit. Read More

Law firm adds Apple Pay to digital operation

October 22, 2014
Apple Pay launched this week, and a law firm with a “completely digital” office is ready to take advantage of the new technology, which is available for on-site payments by users of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Read More

Is your NDA DOA?

October 22, 2014
A relatively recent phenomenon is changing the way investors do business, and it may be putting startups at risk. Read More

Law firm wins US Supreme Court ruling

October 21, 2014
The nation’s highest court has ruled in favor of a local law firm’s client and announced that it will not review a $6.1-million fraud judgment against Michigan's largest health insurer for years of hidden fees. Read More

Practice group focuses on Supreme Court cases

Warner attorney has experience working with the nation’s highest court.

October 17, 2014
With eight merit cases under his belt, attorney John Bursch said it made sense for him to start a practice group focusing on the U.S. Supreme Court upon his return to Warner Norcross at the end of last year. Read More