‘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…


Prepare Your Home and Family for a Fire-Free Winter

Thirty years ago, a family living in a home that caught fire had about 15 to 17 minutes to escape unharmed. Today, that number has dropped to a harrowing three to four minutes. Read on to learn why and how you…


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…


Four Stories of Justice in Action

Justice Served: Celebrating People Who Make a Difference Uncovering the Dangers of Baby Powder Internal memos reveal that Johnson & Johnson knew of asbestos risk. Darlene Coker, a mother of two and manager of a massage school, was diagnosed in 1999…


Who’s Riding Motorcycles and Who’s at Risk?

Ridership Is Changing; Cause of Accidents … Not So Much Motorcycling is undergoing a profound transformation in the United States. First off, it’s exploded. The number of motorcycles in use topped 12 million in 2018, 2 million more than in…


Jules Olsman Named to Michigan’s Elder Abuse Task Force

Please join us in congratulating Jules Olsman, President of Olsman MacKenzie Peacock and Wallace for being appointed to serve on Michigan’s Elder Abuse Task Force.  This new task force has been formed to help stop physical abuse, financial exploitation, emotional…


More assaults occur at Massage Envy in Michigan

Massage Envy has a nationwide problem with sexual assault, including at its branches in Michigan. In fact, hundreds of women across the country have reported assaults at various Massage Envy branches, resulting in a number of lawsuits against the chain….


Thousands Claim Link Between Baby Powder and Cancer

Pure and gentle enough for babies’ bottoms. A product mothers can trust. Made by a company that puts customers first. Company documents revealed that Johnson & Johnson knew about possible asbestos contamination in talc as far back as 1957. Generations…


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…


Damage Caps Threaten Patient Safety

Another reason why damages caps are a risk to patient safety. Damage caps are arbitrary limits on the compensation that someone who is injured by a medical provider can recover. In Michigan, if a patient is killed as a result…