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Auto Accidents: Compensation for Pain & Suffering

Question: “I was injured in an auto accident that wasn’t my fault. Can I be compensated for my pain and suffering?” Answer: “Perhaps.” In legal lingo, pain and suffering are non-economic damages. The Michigan No-Fault Insurance… Read More
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Categories: Civil Litigation

Resolving Disputes

You know, of course, that lawyers represent clients in starting or defending a lawsuit. You may not be aware, however, that a lawyer can help you resolve a legal dispute by alternative methods – methods that usually cost less than litigat… Read More
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Categories: Civil Litigation

The Washtenaw County Court System

If you’ve been sued or are thinking about starting a lawsuit, you may be curious about how the local court system is organized. Here is some basic information relating to civil (non-criminal) cases. District Court. This Court has jurisdi… Read More
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Categories: Civil Litigation

Steps in a Lawsuit

Do you know the steps in a typical lawsuit? If not, check out this outline. Complaint. The plaintiff (the person starting the lawsuit) files a Complaint with the Court Clerk stating what the case is about and the damages or other relief be… Read More
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Categories: Civil Litigation

Injury Claims

Have you sustained an injury caused by someone else? If so, you may be entitled to compensation. Several factors go into whether or not you have a claim worth pursuing. Negligence. Generally speaking, to be entitled to compensation, you mu… Read More
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Categories: Civil Litigation

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Does a well supply water to your home? Does a septic system handle sewage disposal? In either case, before you sell, you’ll need to comply with Washtenaw County rules.             The County Environmental Health Division enforc… Read More
Do you know the steps in a typical lawsuit? If not, check out this outline. Complaint. The plaintiff (the person starting the lawsuit) files a Complaint with the Court Clerk stating what the case is about and the damages or other relief be… Read More
 

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