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    • Motor Vehicle Recalls: Is Your Car or Truck Safe?

      Motor Vehicle Recalls: Is Your Car or Truck Safe?

      Automakers are in the news again lately for vehicle safety recalls.  General Motors announced this week that 800,000 of its popular Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups may have faulty power steering systems that could cause drivers to lose […]

    • Pancreatic Cancer – False Positives Can Kill You

      Pancreatic Cancer – False Positives Can Kill You

      Pancreatic Cancer can go undetected until it has advance to the point where successful treatment is unlikely.  Pancreatic cancer is notorious for its poor prognosis, with a low overall 5-year survival rate of only 8.7%.  Early detection gives you the […]

    • Double Booked Surgeons Force Patients to Wait Under Anesthesia

      Double Booked Surgeons Force Patients to Wait Under Anesthesia

      Over a year ago, I wrote a blog about a practice known as simultaneous surgeries, in which a surgeon operates on more than one patient at a time.  Patients, who usually have no idea their surgeon is operating on another […]

    • Driverless Cars and Trucks; But What is the Law?

      Driverless Cars and Trucks; But What is the Law?

      Michigan lawmakers have got-off the block earlier and have perhaps the most permissive laws in the country.  Our governor signed four bills that clear a path for the testing and deployment of autonomous vehicles in December 2016.  Now U.S. House […]

    • Enrique Criado, MD Retraction

      Enrique Criado, MD Retraction

      I fully and without reservation retract the statements I made in an article that appeared in The Legal Examiner and on my law firm’s blog on December 20, 2016 regarding medical care provided by Enrique Criado, MD, Chief of Vascular […]

    • Michigan Funeral Home Closed After Maggots & Decomposing Bodies Found in Garage

      Michigan Funeral Home Closed After Maggots & Decomposing Bodies Found in Garage

      Michigan Residents Shocked by Mishandling of Corpses and Unsanitary Conditions at Funeral Homes  Swanson Funeral Home in Flint, Michigan was shut down earlier this month by Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) after investigators found unrefrigerated bodies in […]

    • Fatal Traffic Crashes Continue to Climb in Michigan

      Fatal Traffic Crashes Continue to Climb in Michigan

      If you’ve driven past one of the large electronic information signs along a Michigan highway, chances are you’ve noticed a tally of traffic crash deaths.  These displays are part of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Toward Zero Deaths campaign.  […]

    • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Offers Inexpensive Protection

      Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Offers Inexpensive Protection

      No one likes to think about being in a motor vehicle crash, but auto accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States.  In Michigan, vehicle owners are required to purchase insurance to help cover the […]

    • Summer Vacation – Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Road Trip?

      Summer Vacation – Is Your Vehicle Ready for a Road Trip?

      School’s out for summer, days are longer, and adventure is calling.  If your family is taking to the roadways this summer to enjoy some leisure time, be sure to spend some time reviewing this summer road trip checklist: Make sure […]

    • Choking Warning; Hot Dogs or Sausage for Children Under 4

      Choking Warning; Hot Dogs or Sausage for Children Under 4

      As we approach the 4th of July and being firing up our grills to make America’s favorite summer food – the hot dog – please remember that hot dogs (like grapes, raw carrots, and gel candies) can get stuck “like […]