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Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Hertz Schram PC Present Information Toolbox: Meeting the CPA’s Needs

Schram PC Present Information Toolbox: Meeting the CPA’s Needs Hertz Schram PC, one of the region’s leading law firms, is pleased to announce it is partnering with the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), to present the Information Toolbox: Meeting…

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Recently-Enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act Requires Employer Disclosure of Whistleblower Immunity

New remedies for trade secret holders have stolen the headlines about the Defend Trade Secrets Act, which was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. However, the new law also provides substantial whistleblower protection for employees…

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Eva Cantarella Sworn In As A CBOR Director

Hertz Schram Partner Eva Cantarella was sworn in as one of five new Directors of the Michigan Commercial Board of REALTORS (CBOR) during a board meeting on July 25. She will serve a three-year term as a Director. CBOR “…is the…

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Hertz Schram Supports the LGBTQ community and the Fair Michigan Justice Project

HERTZ SCHRAM PC Contact: Lisa D. Stern, (248) 335-5000, lstern@hertzschram.com Hertz Schram Supports the LGBTQ community and the Fair Michigan Justice Project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Detroit – area law firm Hertz Schram today announced that it would contribute the funds necessary to launch the…

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The Thrill is Gone, But the Problems are Just Beginning: A Cautionary Tale

2015 saw the end of legendary bluesman B.B. King. While the 15-time Grammy winner died peacefully in his sleep, the time since his passing has been decidedly less so. King’s estate, which is estimated to be anywhere between $5…

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Videotape Testimony Can Be Powerful Evidence When Mental Competency is Questioned

A California judge dismissed a challenge to the mental competency of 92 year old billionaire Sumner Redstone (Viacom and CBS’s controlling shareholder) after reviewing videotaped testimony where Mr. Redstone appeared to be competent and clearly indicated his desires to…

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Michigan Custody Law Must be Amended to Encompass Artificial Reproductive Technology

Michigan is considering an amendment to the Child Custody Act that will enable parents who have children as result of in vitro fertilization from anonymous sperm and egg donors to be legally considered the child’s parents. Based upon current…

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Michigan Court of Appeals Confirms That Proximate Cause Is A Question Of Fact In Medical Malpractice Cases

In Jennifer Stamler v Anuj Mittal, M.D. and M-Amin Badawi, M.D., Case No. 325261 (March 10, 2016), the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s decision granting summary disposition in favor of the defendant physicians in a medical malpractice case. In reversing…

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Department of Labor Changes Financial Advisers’ Standard of Care Rule

The Department of Labor dramatically changed the landscape for financial advisers and investors, announcing final rules that will change most financial advisers standard of care to clients from a “suitability” analysis to a “fiduciary duty”. A fiduciary duty is…

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Class Action Filed on Behalf of Flint’s Poisoned Children

March 29, 2016 (Flint, Michigan) Hertz Schram PC has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Flint’s children who were poisoned by drinking and bathing in its tap water. This class action is unique in that it seeks monetary…

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