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May 2024

FBMJ Attorneys Successful in MSD of In Pro Per Case

A big shout out to FBMJ attorneys Brian Whitelaw and Cathy Rodey for the dismissal of a very complicated in pro per Complaint against a major healthcare system in the metro-Detroit area. Briefly, the plaintiff sought treatment for an oral infection while pregnant. Oral Surgery was called, and the patient... READ MORE

April 2024

The FTC Issues Non-Compete Ban – What Now?

In Michigan, courts generally presume the legality, validity, and enforceability of contracts. Although noncompete agreements have generally been disfavored by the law, they are enforceable to the extent that they are reasonable in time, geographic distance, and competitive interest. This may all be changing soon though. On April 23, 2024, the... READ MORE

April 2024

Attorney Sarah H. Luchsinger Joins FBMJ

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC is pleased to announce the hiring of attorney Sarah H. Luchsinger as a Senior Associate with the firm. Sarah’s practice primarily involves medical malpractice defense, but also includes nursing home negligence, general negligence, premises negligence, and trucking and auto negligence. In addition, she has experience... READ MORE

April 2024

FBMJ’s Kim Sveska Wins Daubert Challenge

Congratulations to Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip Member, Kim Sveska, for a recent successful Daubert win in a potentially high-damages medical malpractice case.   A Daubert win is based on a standard which instructs judges to consider several factors related to expert witness reliability and testimony, as well as the relevance... READ MORE

March 2024

Congratulation to Sarah Cherry on Medical-Malpractice Dismissal

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip attorney, Sarah Cherry, was successful in obtaining another medical malpractice case dismissal on behalf of her hospital client involving an infected implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), which allegedly migrated and perforated a patient’s colon. As required under Michigan law, Plaintiff served a notice of intent related... READ MORE

March 2024

Stacey McDaniel Joins FBMJ as Associate Principal

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC is pleased to announce the hiring of attorney Stacey McDaniel as an Associate Principal with the firm. Stacey’s practice focuses on defending health care professionals and organizations in complex medical malpractice claims. Her areas of expertise include neurosurgery, anesthesiology, orthopedics, neurology, birth trauma, cosmetic surgery,... READ MORE

March 2024

FBMJ Attorneys Present to Emergency Medicine Residents

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip attorneys Enrico Tucciarone, Brian Whitelaw, & Silvia Mansoor recently conducted an educational mock deposition for emergency medicine residents of a major healthcare system in metro-Detroit earlier this week. Special thanks to the hospital’s Resident “victim” for playing the role of a defendant physician, while FBMJ... READ MORE

February 2024

Silvia Mansoor Recognized with Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2024 Up & Coming Lawyers Award

We are proud to share that FBMJ Senior Associate Silvia Alexandria Mansoor has been chosen as a recipient of the Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2024 Up & Coming Lawyers award. Michigan Lawyer Weekly’s Up & Coming Lawyers award program recognizes lawyers in their first ten years of practicing law who, according to... READ MORE

February 2024

Brian Whitelaw Chosen as Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2024 Hall of Fame Honoree

We are pleased to announce that FBMJ Partner Brian Whitelaw has been chosen as an honoree for the Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2024 Hall of Fame awards program. Michigan Lawyer Weekly’s Hall of Fame program recognizes legal leaders who have been in practice for at least thirty years and, according to the... READ MORE

February 2024

No Cause Defense Verdict for FBMJ Attorneys in Medical Malpractice Case

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip attorneys Brian Whitelaw and Sarah Cherry recently obtained a Defense Verdict (No Cause) in a two-week medical malpractice jury trial in Wayne County Circuit Court. Brian and Sarah represented a major hospital system, a professional corporation, and an Emergency Medicine physician in a claim involving... READ MORE