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FAST Lanes Across the Border – Windfall or Minefield?

Nov 12, 2005 - Articles by

Article Originally Published: November 2005 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. Following years of statutory enactments, action plans, and border modernization conferences, the era of electronically controlled border crossing for goods […]

Truckers Finally Catch a Break on Misloads (or do they?)

Aug 12, 2005 - Articles by

Article Originally Published: August 2005 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. The misload has been a disputed issue on overweight tickets for years. Current statutory provisions authorize discretionary relief for “misloaded” units – […]

Take the Time to Update your Will

Apr 11, 2005 - Articles by

Article Originally Published: Spring 2005 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. By some accounts, 70% of adult Americans do not have a will. If you at least have gone to the […]

Lease Review – Now’s the Time

Nov 12, 2003 - Articles by

Article Originally Published: November 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. The Lease. You’ve seen it. We all have. You may even have one, or one of its innumerable variations, […]

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 […]