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What To Expect In A Virtual Hearing

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed day-to-day life in innumerable ways, and the legal system has not been immune to these changes.

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  • Legal News
  • Jul 24, 2020
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Across the Nation, Police Are Responding to Anti-Brutality Protests With Violence

The killing of George Floyd has sparked nationwide demonstrations over police brutality and institutional racism.

  • Staff
  • Legal News
  • Jun 11, 2020
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How to Recover Financially From Floods and Other Disasters

If your home has been damaged in a flood or other disaster, your financial situation may be looking shaky to say the least.

  • Staff
  • Legal News
  • May 28, 2020
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Federal Regulators Warned Decades Ago: Edenville Dam Is Bound to Fail

What could have been done differently to avoid such a calamity?

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  • Legal News
  • May 22, 2020
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Where To Look For The Helpers

It’s comforting to remember Mr.

  • jonathanMM
  • Legal News
  • May 21, 2020
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On the Ground: Viewpoints From People Affected By Dam Failures

In the face of a disaster, we often consider long-term impacts to the economy and to the environment. But in that consideration, we may forget how these natural disasters affect the people displaced by them. 

  • Staff
  • Legal News
  • May 21, 2020
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Nearly 100 Year-Old Dam At Center of Michigan Flooding Disaster

When completed in 1924, the hydroelectric dam built across the Tobacco and Tittabawassee Rivers was a marvel of civic engineering.

  • Staff
  • Legal News
  • May 21, 2020
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How Michigan’s Dam Failures Impact Residents

What do the dam failures in Michigan mean for these communities going forward?

  • Staff
  • Legal News
  • May 21, 2020
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Edenville Dam Breach Warning Signs

While no layperson could have expected the dam failures in Michigan, there have been many warnings of what was to come. For years, the FERC, or the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has warned about Edenville Dam’s noncompliance with their standards.

  • Staff
  • Legal News
  • May 21, 2020
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10,000 Michigan Residents Evacuated After Edenville, Sanford Dam Failures

Ten thousand people in central Michigan were forced to evacuate their homes today after two hydroelectric dams, in Edenville and Sanford, were overrun with water from the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes.

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  • Legal News
  • May 20, 2020
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New York Warehouse Workers Die Amidst Unsafe Working Conditions

After unsafe working conditions were reported at a warehouse in Long Island, New York, six people who worked at this warehouse have since died of Covid-19, according to

  • emily
  • Legal News
  • May 14, 2020
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PG&E Power Lines Caused Four NorCal Wildfires, Investigators Determine

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) power lines caused four of the devastating wildfires that swept California’s North Bay last October, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced.

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  • Legal News
  • May 30, 2018
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Attorney John Yanchunis Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Equifax Data Breach Case

We are proud to announce that Morgan & Morgan Complex Litigation Group attorney John A. Yanchunis was appointed to the Consumer Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the Equifax, Inc. Customer Data Breach Litigation case.

  • Staff
  • Legal News
  • Feb 13, 2018
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Here’s a Brief History of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Civil asset forfeiture is a peculiar part of the American justice system. The law is premised on the belief that an object, and not the object’s owner, can be charged with a crime, even if that person had nothing to do with the crime.

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  • Legal News
  • Nov 22, 2017
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Is Civil Asset Forfeiture Law Misused and Abused?

Since an expansion of civil forfeiture was announced in July, there has been a spirited debate about whether or not police should be able to take your stuff.

  • caitlinw
  • Legal News
  • Oct 9, 2017