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Medical Marijuana Laws to Bring New Regulations Once Appointments Made

A recent delay will likely slow the announcement of specific rules and regulations that will govern the application process for a license under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (the Act). Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a package of three bills that created regulatory framework for the distribution of medical marijuana in September, 2016. The bills, which went into effect in Dec

Solid, Liquid or Gas: What’s the Matter with Vapor Intrusion?

Imagine yourself as the owner of a small company that is looking for additional office space needed to expand your business. Lo and behold, you find the perfect commercial building, on a busy street, in the town you want to be in, and at the right price. You scoop up the building, noting only in passing that the adjacent business is a large gas station. Your company moves in, and business is good,

FBMJ Attorneys Co-Author Article for CLM on Flint Water Crisis – “Tragedy on Tap”

Richard Baron and Ben Fruchey co-authored “A Tragedy on Tap,” published in the May 2016 issue of Claims Management Magazine. The article focused on issues surrounding the Flint, Michigan water crisis that are of interest to claims professionals and attorneys, concentrating on the claims and litigation aspect of the recent crisis.“A Tragedy on Tap” included a summary of the underlying facts

Richard Baron Reports on Mixing Zone Closure Request for the City of Marquette Cliffs Dow Site

Attorney Richard Baron recently presented to the City of Marquette City Commission about the former Cliffs-Dow site, in a work session and at the Commission’s public meeting on March 14, 2016. He updated the Commission on the steps being taken to improve the opportunities for future productive use of the property, a 46-acre site located on the shores of Lake Superior, which was impacted by legac

Attorney Richard Baron Speaks at 2015 CLM Atlanta Conference – Environmental Track

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip (FBMJ) attorney Richard Baron presented at the 2015 Claims Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Atlanta Conference on, “Environmental Site Investigations and Remediation: Forensic Issues from Assessment to Zero-Valent Iron” in Atlanta, GA on November 5-6, 2015.The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is a national organization that promotes and furth