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…


Unethical Practices Taint Some Healthcare Marketing

When a doctor writes a prescription, most of us assume we’ll walk out of the pharmacy with the drug best suited for the diagnosis. But what if the doctor chose a new drug based on a big marketing push by…


Emily Peacock featured in the Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter

Emily Peacock is featured this month in the Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter where she talks about her love of the law, her clients and working with the Olsman, MacKenzie, Peacock and Wallace Team.


Defective Medical Devices Can Hurt More Than Help

According to the United States Census Bureau, the U.S. population will reach a turning point in 2030, when every surviving member of the baby boomer generation will be 65 or older. Seniors will outnumber children for the first time in…


Three attorneys from Olsman MacKenzie Peacock and Wallace have been selected to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

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


Michigan Opens First Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline

Michigan is now the second state in the nation with an operational sexual assault helpline. The hotline is available 24 hours a day every day and reachable at 1-855-VOICES4. This new confidential, 24-hour sexual assault hotline will provide crisis support…


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…


Michigan State University Agrees to Pay $500 Million to Settle Lawsuits against Larry Nassar

Michigan State University has agreed to a $500 million settlement with 332 women and girls MSU physician Larry Nassar sexually assaulted. Nassar is accused of molesting hundreds of young women and 1 young man including a number of well-known Olympic…


Injured Workers: Don’t Overlook Third-Party Actions

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 2.9 million workers were injured in the workplace in 2016, and 5,190 died from those injuries [download full report]. Over 30 percent of workers required time off because of an injury,…