Distracted Driving: How to Define It, Avoid It, Stop It

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,142 people were killed in 2019 crashes involving driver distraction. This number accounts for almost 9% of all fatalities in 2019, which is a 10% increase from 2018. Preliminary data from 2020…


Distractions, Inexperience and Risky Behavior Spell Trouble with Teen Drivers

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of accidental death for teens. It is estimated that on average, six teenagers die every day in the United States from a car crash. As teens break…


Graphic surgery photos Spectrum doctors posted online may violate privacy laws

Read what Jules Olsman has to say about the graphic surgery photos posted on Instagram by Spectrum Health doctors in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Graphic surgery photos Spectrum doctors posted online may violate privacy laws.


Broken Promises and Exaggerated Claims Often Surround Supplement Market

According to Consumer Reports, dietary supplement sales have increased by 81 percent in the last decade. Over 90,000 supplement products are on the market, creating a $40 billion industry. Forty-five percent of doctors suggest taking at least one supplement, and seven…


Shady Retailers Use E-Commerce Sites to Sell Dangerous Products

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended the daily lives of almost every world citizen, and how we shop has been no exception. The closures of brick-and-mortar retail stores combined with access to online e-commerce and delivery has altered American shopping…


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…


Forced Arbitration Stacks the Deck Against YOU!

If you haven’t heard of forced arbitration clauses, you aren’t the only one. Studies have shown that many people don’t know when they have agreed to arbitration, even though it’s a common way for companies to curb your rights. Thousands of businesses, from credit…


‘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….