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July 2020

Court of Appeals Extends Denney Damages into Medical Malpractice for the First Time

A decision today from the Court of Appeals appears to extend to medical malpractice cases – for the first time – a controversial 2016 opinion that allows plaintiffs in wrongful death cases to recover lost

July 2020

Gov. Whitmer Extends Remote Notarization Provisions Through August 31, 2020

Remote notarizations will continue to be permitted through August 31, 2020 under a new order Gov. Whitmer issued this week. Executive Order 2020-158 extended a previous order encouraging the use of electronic signatures and remote

July 2020

Attorney Anthony D. Pignotti Featured Presenter for Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM)

FBMJ attorney, Anthony D. Pignotti, presented “Use and Disclosure of Electronically Stored Information in Healthcare” to the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM) on July 15, 2020, as part of its Summer Webinar Series. The presentation

July 2020

Carlos Escurel Joins Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC as an Associate Principal

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC, is pleased to announce that Carlos Escurel has joined the firm as an Associate Principal. Escurel brings extensive experience in the area of medical malpractice to the firm, having defended

July 2020

Michigan State of Emergency Extends Into July: Here’s What Litigants Need to Know

Many of the more than 160 Executive Orders and Administrative Orders Gov. Whitmer and the Michigan Supreme Court have issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic impact the legal system, the litigants, and their insurers.

July 2020

FBMJ Attorneys and Staff Come Together to Help Those in Need by Supporting “Project Can Do”

Since its founding, the attorneys and staff of Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip have been committed to serving the firm’s clients, as well as the communities in which we live and work. Our CARES Committee

June 2020

Away With Solowy? Supreme Court Takes Up Appeal that Could Lead to Expansion of 6-Month Discovery Rule

By: Christina J. Green, Nicole C. Joseph-Windecker and Mitchell C. Jackson How long does a plaintiff have to file a medical malpractice case? Well, that could be changing soon, as the Michigan Supreme Court recently took up an

June 2020

Attorney Brian Whitelaw Featured Speaker at Society for Vascular Surgery Webinar Town Hall Meeting

On May 15, 2020, FBMJ attorney Brian Whitelaw presented during a live webinar town hall meeting, “COVID-19 Town Hall: Legal and Financial Aspects of Restarting Your Clinical Practice,” hosted by the Society for Vascular Surgery.

June 2020

More Businesses Allowed to Open But Must Be Compliant

The start of June brings further relaxed restrictions in the State of Michigan as the Governor announced an end to the Stay at Home orders applicable to most Michigan businesses. This is the Governor’s recognition

June 2020

Free Webinar: Are you Ready? COVID-19 Infectious Disease Plans & Michigan Law

As businesses across Michigan take steps to reopen after the COVID-19 shutdown, they must consider a range of issues in order to make their workplaces safe and comply with various rules and regulations. On Wednesday, June

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