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Heidi Lyon

Law firm elects attorneys to management committee

Three partners at a local law firm are now part of its management committee. Read More

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Whirlpool wins trademark lawsuit

A jury has returned a verdict in favor of Whirlpool Corporation in its suit against a company for trademark infringement. Read More

Court reinstates lawsuits against attorney

DETROIT — The Michigan appeals court has overturned key rulings and reinstated lawsuits against a personal injury lawyer who is accused of sexually assaulting two women who worked at his firm. Read More

Judge loses caseload

DETROIT — A judge has been benched after her boss said she refuses to use courtroom technology. Read More

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MPSC annual report highlights changes to utility oversight

The Michigan Public Service Commission issued its 2018 annual report last week, highlighting achievements in implementing the state’s energy laws, helping customers with heating bills and utility complaints, infrastructure renewal, tax cut refunds for ratepayers and technical assistance to expand broadband across the state. Read More

Important changes coming to Michigan Trust Code

When the Michigan Trust Code was adopted in 2010, it provided a comprehensive, modern body of law governing how trusts are created and administered. Read More

Woman charged with defrauding couples in adoptions

NEW HAVEN — A woman has been indicted on fraud charges for an alleged scheme to collect money from couples who wanted to adopt children. Read More

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Tool and die company files for bankruptcy

A company in the area that supplies tooling, dies and related services to the auto industry has filed for bankruptcy. Read More

Lindsay Cummings

Law firm hires attorney

The local office of a Michigan law firm has a new attorney. Read More

Humane Society seeks release of dogs from laboratory

The Humane Society of the United States is pushing for the release of three dozen dogs from a laboratory in the region, alleging that an undercover investigation found that they are being fed fungicides. Read More

Judge sentences ex-union leader to prison

DETROIT — A labor leader who liked to gamble at a casino has been sentenced to federal prison for embezzling from his union. Read More

County, ICE at odds over detention procedures

Kent County and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency are on tenuous terms. Read More

Environmental organizations nix ‘zero coal’ plan

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Consumers Energy’s “zero coal” plan has come under scrutiny as a handful of environmental organizations have recommended the Michigan Public Service Commission revise it as it stands. Read More

Attorney’s certification helps potential clients

A local attorney is in a class all by herself. Read More

Plant halting process after air pollution concerns

A contract medical device manufacturer will stop sterilizing equipment at a local facility as state regulators investigate the company for air pollution, including for the release of a known carcinogen. Read More

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