Six attorneys from Olsman MacKenzie Peacock and Wallace selected to the 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

We are pleased to announce that Jules Olsman, Donna MacKenzie, Emily Peacock, Randy Wallace, Ronda Little have been named to the 2020 Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers list and Emily Thomas has been named to the Rising Stars list. Along with…


Increasing Drone Use Comes with Privacy, Safety Concerns

Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs), also known as drones, have been around a lot longer than you might think. The world’s inventors and militaries first developed drone technology in the mid-1800s as balloons, torpedoes and aerial…


‘I can’t breathe’: Michigan judge rules officers actions in man’s death in county jail justified

A judge has ruled the force was reasonable but Jules Olsman, the attorney for Jack Marden’s estate says they were completely wrong. “He told them he couldn’t breathe but they did nothing to make it easier for him.” Learn more…


Michigan Association for Justice Introduces New President Donna MacKenzie

LANSING—The Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) today announced that Attorney Donna M. MacKenzie has officially begun her tenure as the association’s 68th President. MacKenzie was unanimously elected by the MAJ general membership. Her one-year term runs from June 1, 2020…


Donna MacKenzie awarded Evelyn Forrest Respected Advocate Award

Donna MacKenzie was awarded the Evelyn Forrest Respected Advocate Award from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan – Oakland | Women’s Bar Association. The Evelyn Forrest Respected Advocate Award was named after the inaugural president of the Women’s Bar Association….


Children at Risk for Unexpected Dangers at Home

Jozef Dudek was two years old. His father put him down for a nap and assumed he was safe in his room. When Craig Dudek came back to check on his son, he found Jozef underneath an IKEA dresser that…


Soldiers Can File Malpractice Claims, But Still No Day in Court

The Feres Doctrine is a little-known Supreme court judgment handed down in 1950 that has caused suffering for thousands of service members and their families. Intended to protect mistakes made by medics during combat, the ruling has since been applied to…


Commuters, Business Travelers Face New Dangers, Shrinking Legal Rights

America has already earned the dubious distinction as the most overworked developed nation in the world: 85.8 percent of males and 66.5 percent of females work more than 40 hours per week. And as if long work weeks weren’t enough,…


Vaping: Unregulated, Addictive and Dangerous

E-cigarette and vape use has skyrocketed. About 10% of U.S. adults now vape, as the practice is called, almost four times more than the 2.6 percent reported in 2013. And that growth means big business: Sales are estimated at $10…


Holiday Cheer Turns to Gloom as Drunk Driving Spikes

One too many toasts can prove deadly during the holidays if partygoers choose to drink and drive. The long Thanksgiving weekend has become the deadliest holiday of the year, propelled by an increase in alcohol sales and drunk driving. During the…