November 15, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Shaken Baby Syndrome. Just those three little words cause horror and heartbreak. Which is completely understandable. After all, It’s an undeniable tragedy when it happens. But does it really happen as often as people think? Read the news and it would be easy to believe that almost a quarter of the population cannot bear…

November 10, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Now that we’ve spent some time looking at how flawed Shaken Baby Syndrome case history is, we’d like to look at what a number of experts are now saying with regards to SBS. And these are not just any experts. These are neurosurgeons, chief medical examiners, and forensic pathologists who once worked hard to…

November 3, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  A frantic 911 call. A baby unresponsive… not breathing. A parent’s worst nightmare taking shape right before their eyes! And just when they thought it couldn’t get any worse, a doctor notes that critical triad of symptoms on the baby’s MRI. Bleeding on the brain, bleeding behind the eyes, and brain swelling. Shaken Baby…

November 1, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  The National Coalition for Child Protection Reform has long been of the belief that more harm is done by removing children from their homes, even if those homes are not the happiest, versus removing the kids from their imperfect families. As it turns out, they were on to something. And there’s evidence to prove…

October 27, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back and thanks for joining us again for the wrap up of this difficult subject. We understand that molestation is a hard subject to talk about, and many people aren’t comfortable having this conversation. However, the reality is that allegations of molestation happen daily in Michigan, and the best way to be prepared,…

October 26, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  In this series we’re talking about a really difficult subject – child molestation. Don’t worry, we’re not discussing graphic details or anything of that nature.  Put simply, we’re discussing how Michigan law defines child molestation, and the difficulties sometimes faced by defense attorneys in challenging these types of accusations in court.   As we…

October 21, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back and thanks for joining us again for our discussion on child molestation and how Michigan law deals with this subject. Previously we discussed the fact that child molestation isn’t a legal term in Michigan, and doesn’t refer to a specific type of sexual crime involving a child. If you need a refresher…

October 19, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  The word molestation raises instant emotions in people, none of them good. People experience anger, disgust and even fear when the subject is brought up. Ask anyone exactly what molestation is, however, and many of them can’t articulate it for you. In part, this could be because it’s a distasteful subject and so they…

October 13, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Larry Nassar, the much-maligned former US Olympics doctor and darling of MSU’s sports medicine program is under review by MSU. However, as it turns out, the University has no intention of sharing the details of that review with the public. An opportunity which several people have pointed out would have been a great teaching…