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…


Best Practices in Determining Whether a Claim Sounds in Ordinary Negligence or Medical Malpractice

Best Practices in Determining Whether a Claim Sounds in Ordinary Negligence or Medical Malpractice by Donna MacKenzie and Jules Olsman Medical errors are now the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Medical malpractice tort reform in Michigan, however,…


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…


Da Vinci Surgical Robot Complaints on the Rise; Lawsuits Begin

  Amid a surge of complaints, and a few dozen lawsuits, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced early in 2013 it would probe deeper into problems with the da Vinci Surgical System. The FDA receives complaints of adverse events…


Jules Olsman Named Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit

DBusiness, Detroit’s Premier Business Journal, polled more than 21,000 area attorneys, seeking nominees in 51 specialized areas of the practice of law. Jules Olsman was chosen as a Top Lawyer in the areas of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury…