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August 2020

FBMJ Attorneys Win Change for Toxic Tort Causation Standards in Michigan

FBMJ Attorneys recently prevailed in convincing the Michigan Court of Appeals to require more stringent causation proofs from plaintiffs in toxic tort cases. The case will have far reaching consequences

August 2020

2021 Medical Marijuana Licensing Fees – Not So High

The annual regulatory fees set by state regulators and paid by licensed medical marijuana businesses are significantly decreasing – by up to 70% for some licensees. The decrease in these

July 2020

Court of Appeals Cites Denney Damages in Medical Malpractice Ruling for the First Time

By:  FBMJ Attorneys Sarah Berard, Daniel Cortez, Juliana Khalifeh, and Saulius Polteraitis. A decision July 30, 2020 from the Court of Appeals applies, for the first time in a medical malpractice

July 2020

Oakland County Violated Constitution by Keeping Tax Sale Proceeds

County governments that sell properties at auction to satisfy unpaid tax debts commit an unconstitutional taking when they keep the surplus proceeds of those sales beyond the amount of taxes

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

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

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

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

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

April 2020

FBMJ Announces the Promotion of Six Attorneys to Partners

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC, is pleased to announce promotions of six attorneys to partners, effective April 1, 2020. “We congratulate our new partners for having earned this well-deserved professional