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…


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…


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…


Personal Gun Safety Tips for the Hunt and at Home

The Department of the Interior reported in 2017 that over 101 million Americans, or about 40 percent of the population over 16, participate in wildlife activities. This includes more than 11 million hunters across the nation. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control…


Five attorneys from Olsman MacKenzie Peacock and Wallace selected to the 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

We are pleased to announce that Jules Olsman, Donna MacKenzie, Emily Peacock, and Randy Wallace have been named to the 2019 Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers list and Emily Thomas has been named to the Rising Stars list. Along with being…


American Association for Justice Releases Report Detailing Truths of Forced Arbitration

Today, the American Association for Justice released a groundbreaking new report detailing the fundamental truths of forced arbitration using data provided by the arbitration providers themselves. The Truth About Forced Arbitration examines five years of data on consumer and employment…


Smart Toys Can Put Your Child’s Privacy, Safety at Risk

Monitor and Research “Smart Toys” to Protect Your Kids Cuddly smart toys may open the door to hackers looking for personal information. Your four-year-old is too young for Facebook or Instagram, so you might think they are protected from the…


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…