Michigan Dr. Castro charged with health care fraud and false statements

On February 2, 2022, a federal grand jury in Grand Rapids returned an indictment charging Dr. Daniel Castro with defrauding health care insurers and creating false medical records. Dr. Castro was employed by Bronson Hospital in Battle Creek from February…


Many Advocates Feel Medical Boards Are Protecting Doctors, Not Patients

We trust doctors to diagnose correctly; we trust surgeons to perform procedures to the best of their ability; we trust nurses and hospitals to protect us if something goes wrong. And most often, they do. But numerous respected studies over…


Were You a Patient of Dr. Daniel Castro? | Michigan Medical Malpractice Lawyer

In 2016, Dr. Daniel Castro, a former ears, nose, and throat doctor (known as an Otolaryngologist) at the Medical Center of Battle Creek paid $275,000 to the government to settle claims related to fraudulently billing Medicaid for sinus procedures which…


Michigan Supreme Court Bryant v Oakpointe Villa Ruling and the Unsteady Future of Medical Malpractice Cases

Following the Michigan Supreme Court’s 2004 opinion in Bryant v Oakpointe Villa Nursing Ctr, Inc, it has been suggested that it is possible for allegations against an unlicensed employee or agent of a licensed health facility or agency to sound in…


Donna MacKenzie Awarded the 2022 Respected Advocate Award

Olsman MacKenzie Peacock and Wallace is excited to announce that Donna MacKenzie has been awarded the 2022 Respected Advocate Award from the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. Every year Michigan Association for Justice and the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) each presents…


Senate Judiciary Committee votes to advance key legislation that will End Forced Arbitration for the survivors of sexual assault and harassment.

Today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted, on a bipartisan basis, to advance the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault & Sexual Harassment Act. This is a huge step forward in seeing this bill become law. The American Association for Justice issued a statement today applauding…


AAJ Report: Forced Arbitration During a Pandemic

Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) released a new report, Forced Arbitration During a Pandemic: Corporations Double Down, which found that consumer and employment forced arbitrations increased during the pandemic while consumer and employee win rates decreased.   Specifically, the…


Malviya Injury Lawyer for Radical Hysterectomy & Chemo Attorney

Our firm is representing women who were the victims of radical hysterectomies and other unnecessary medical procedures performed by Dr. Vinyay Malviya., including the administration of unnecessary or too much chemotherapy. If you were a patient of Dr. Malviya and…


Attacks Posing as ‘Tort Reform’ Limit Your Rights

The Seventh Amendment is based on the centuries-old belief that the best way to protect individuals from the negligence or misconduct of others is through a trial by jury. This fundamental right is under attack today for the same reasons it was…


Six attorneys from Olsman MacKenzie Peacock and Wallace selected to the 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

We are pleased to announce that Jules Olsman, Donna MacKenzie, Emily Peacock, Randy Wallace, and Ronda Little have been named to the 2021 Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers list and Emily Thomas has been named to the Rising Stars list. Along…