Detroit Free Press – MSU: Nassar deserved criminal penalties, but we can’t be held liable for his sexual assaults

“The filings by MSU show a complete disregard for the mental and emotional well-being of the Nassar survivors,” said Donna MacKenzie, a Berkley attorney representing second-wave Nassar survivors. “MSU should be ashamed by the way it continues to represent to…


Tainted Lettuce, Beef Lead Increase in Foodborne Illness

In early 2018, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported an outbreak of E. coli found in romaine lettuce, which sickened nearly 200 people and killed five. Right before Thanksgiving, another outbreak caused the CDC to recall all romaine, fresh and bagged. In…


A Special Report: The Worst Corporate Conduct of 2018

Empty Promises and Insincere Apologies Bad Corporate Conduct in the Age of “Sorry, Not Sorry” Think back for a second on 2018. How many companies or institutions do you remember publicly apologizing for inappropriate, malicious or dangerous behavior? You will…


Unethical Practices Taint Some Healthcare Marketing

When a doctor writes a prescription, most of us assume we’ll walk out of the pharmacy with the drug best suited for the diagnosis. But what if the doctor chose a new drug based on a big marketing push by…


Olsman, MacKenzie and Thomas Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America© List

The list for the Best Lawyers in America© 2019 has been released, and Olsman, MacKenzie and Thomas have been chosen to be recognized.Donna MacKenzie and Emily Thomas were named Best Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Jules Olsman…


Road Safety Tips for Teen Drivers Heading Back to School

Distractions, Inexperience and Risky Behavior Spell Trouble According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. It is estimated that on average, six teenagers die every day in the United States from…


$8 million settlement reached for victims of Farid Fata, M.D.

On Wednesday, July 20, Donna MacKenzie and Jules Olsman announced a global settlement of $8 million for the victims of Farid Fata, M.D.  Fata is the former oncologist who falsely diagnosed and treated his patients with chemotherapy when they did…


Upholding Your Rights After Workplace Injury or Death

Tragically, more than 4,800 people nationwide died on the job in 2014. For the families of those killed in Michigan, however, there is rarely any justice. After a year-long investigation of more than 400 deaths reviewed by the Michigan Occupational…


Resident-to-Resident Abuse is a Serious Issue

  According to a new study reported by CBS News, 20 percent of nursing-home residents are experiencing verbal and physical abuse from other residents. This resident-to-resident mistreatment involves a range unwelcome behaviors, including trespassing into another resident’s room and ransacking…


Ben C. Lesnick Joins Leading Law Professionals in MentorJet Program

No one will argue that earning your law degree is difficult. Life after the degree, however, often proves to be even more challenging. With so many open doors and winding paths, it can be overwhelming and confusing when deciding which…