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Holiday Parties and an Employer’s Liability

Sep 12, 2003 - Articles by

During holiday seasons, employers often worry they may expose themselves to liability if employees become intoxicated at a company function and subsequently injure others. Under current Michigan law, an employer is not liable to a third party for injuries caused by an employee who became intoxicated during a company function […]

Is It Time For An Estate Planning Checkup?

Apr 11, 2003 - Articles by

Article Originally Published: Fall 2003 The information contained in this article is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should not act or rely on this information without consulting an attorney. Even the most carefully crafted estate plan should be revisited periodically to make sure that it is in line […]

Dealing with Employee “Telecommuters”

Nov 12, 2000 - Articles by

As companies become electronically networked, there has been greater interest on the part of employees and some employers in permitting employees to work from home. In considering such “telecommuting” arrangements, there are several legal issues that employers should keep in mind: Confidentiality Policies. Employers who wish to protect proprietary information […]

Reasons to Consider Buying a Contaminated Site for your New Business Location

Oct 12, 1996 - Articles by

Existing infrastructure, transportation convenience, availability of trained workers, and proximity to markets and materials are good reasons for commercial and manufacturing operations to be located in current industrialized contaminated areas (“brownfields”). Rebuilding in these areas saves valuable farmlands and green spaces around metropolitan areas. Some additional reasons to consider buying […]