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…


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…


Don’t Be a Victim of Medical Malpractice

10 Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Medical Malpractice   by Ronda Little According to a study analyzing medical death rata date over an eight-year period, Johns Hopkins patient safety experts determined that more than 250,000 people die each year…


What is Cerebral Palsy?

I’m attorney Emily Thomas. I spent the majority of my career handling cases for children that have suffered birth injuries or medical malpractice. Many of the children that I’ve worked with over the years have had a diagnosis of cerebral…


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…