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From this post at FOX2 "They know where the water line is. Get out there and dig it up," Rasor said. "We can't do anything about it. we turned off the water in the building - and that was done a long time ago," Rasor said. "The source of the water is not us." The couple is not giving up and demanding compensation for all they've lost - and continue to lose. "Fix this. Fix this now. Fix this…

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(Updated for 2019 - now more than ever) Picture this: You and some friends decide to go out for the evening and decide to take and Uber or Lyft. As you get into the vehicle, you exchange cordial talks with the driver and off you go. The driver then gets on the freeway to get downtown, glancing at his well-positioned cell phone mount observing the GPS. All of a sudden, you notice the driver glance…

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A former Macomb Township woman recently was awarded a nearly $1.5 million jury verdict against her auto insurance company to compensate for serious injuries she suffered in a 2013 car crash. A Macomb County jury awarded $1.46 million to Miranda Miller, who now lives in Florida, for her injuries suffered the crash on 23 Mile Road in Macomb Township in June 2013, following a four-day circuit court…

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Back in October of 1971, the Baker v. Nelson case ended in a ruling that established that state law limiting marriage to only heterosexual couples did not violate the Constitution, and the decision was backed by the United States Supreme Court itself. Now, after some forty-odd years of LGBTQ activists fighting to have the ruling repealed, it has happened. On June 26th, 2015, in the landmark…

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Rasor Law wins a $3.29 million verdict for victim of substandard emergency room care in Wayne County Circuit Court. When our Client was discharged with a diagnosis of migraine from a local level one trauma center, she didn’t know that the failure to perform a simple test during that visit was going to doom her to a life of diminished vision. But that’s exactly what happened. A first-year resident…

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Happy Holidays Metro – Detroit! This holiday season, we encourage everyone to designate their sober driver prior to attending holiday festivities. Police know that the holiday party season means that there will be more drivers on the road who may be impaired by alcohol. If you are pulled over under the suspicion that you have been drinking, here are some tips to keep in mind: DON’T TALK: You are…

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When our Client was restrained and beaten by the Eastpointe Police, we filed suit to bring them to Justice!  Police Brutality is rampant, especially against racial minorities, and when you need the experienced and aggressive Firm to Fight and Win for your rights, call Rasor Law at 248.543.9000!  Read about the story here, on Fox2

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Read about the Rasor Law Firm on Fox2 News DETROIT (WJBK) - A former prison guard is suing the Michigan Department of Corrections and claims he was discriminated against because of his race and punished for reporting drug smuggling inside the prison where he worked. Brandon Canty, 28, says he was working at the Gus Harrison correctional facility in Adrian when he saw something that would change…

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Assault and battery come together on rap sheets and criminal arrest records so often, it might seem unfathomable to think of them being separate crimes. As infrequently as it occurs, however, assault and battery are actually two different criminal charges, each with its own unique definition and potential punishments. Assault is the action of threatening someone, using intimidation, or other…

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Before the eyes of the criminal justice system, not all homicides are equal. In fact, there are multiple varying degrees of homicide and two distinct categories: murder and manslaughter. While most people may be aware of these two terms, the actual differences between them likely remain unclear. Malice Behind Murder The act of murder is defined by taking a human life with clear malice…

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Do you plan on drinking at holiday parties and other social gatherings this holiday season? If so, it is imperative that you do so in a responsible manner, as Michigan state police are likely to be handing out DUIs by the truckload this time of year. Nearly every year, the number of DUI arrests tends to skyrocket around the holidays, making it urgent that drivers exercise extreme caution to stay…

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Being arrested can be a terrifying experience. Depending on your charges, your future could be in serious jeopardy, exposing you to the possibility of prison time and a tarnished reputation. If you should ever find yourself cuffed in the back of a squad car, there are certain things you can do to stay in control and prevent your situation from getting any worse. DO NOT RESIST It is important that…

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In April of last year, two ninth grade boys got into a fight in a Pershing High School classroom. The altercation escalated quickly and lasted over a minute. In an attempt to break up the fight, the students’ teacher used a broom, striking one boy across his back. The fight continued despite her attempts and finally ended when another classmate separated the boys. The teacher’s decision to use the…

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Many people have seen crime dramas on TV or heard the terms “misdemeanor” and “felony” tossed around on the news in reference to a person’s alleged crimes. But what do these terms mean, and what is the difference between these two categories of crimes? In Michigan, crimes are charged either as misdemeanors or felonies depending on the severity of the offense. Misdemeanors are less serious than…

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Being stopped by a police officer is scary. As citizens and members of the public it is our responsibility to know the law and our hope that cops will be officers of justice. But citizen rights are not always respected. So in an interaction with an officer it’s important to avoid doing anything that could result in a risk to our safety. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know…

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Andrew Laurila is starting his 5th year of practicing law and 2nd year at Rasor Law. Since joining the firm in February of 2017, Andrew has been handling civil rights and employment discrimination cases, helping Rasor Law clients recover $3.7 million dollars in settlements and trial verdicts. Many of Andrew’s employment discrimination cases have been against the Michigan Department of Corrections…

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While being convicted of any crime is a serious matter, a conviction of a sex crime such as rape or child molestation can be even more serious as it can expose a person to the possibility of mandatory registration with the Michigan Sex Offender Registry (MSOR). These cases are often so charged with innuendo, mistake and dramatic consequences, people are forced to take a plea for things they didn't…

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If you should ever be involved in a car accident, do you know what to do? Many people become overwhelmed with shock and start to panic in these types of situations. Our firm has compiled a list of tips to follow in the event that you should ever be involved in a collision. Following these steps can help you stay in control of the situation and limit your liability. STAY AT THE SCENE OF THE CRASH…

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Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious issue that happens all too often. Off-color jokes, groping gestures, and displaying sexually explicit images in the workplace are all illegal activities that must not be tolerated. If your boss should ever repeatedly sexually harass you, there are several things you can do to get an upper hand on the situation and prepare for a possible lawsuit. DO…

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If you have a past conviction for a crime, a criminal record can continue to present complications that can directly affect your livelihood. Background checks are often a common part of an employer’s hiring process and landlords may deny tenant applicants based on previous criminal history. Everyone makes mistakes and if you have a criminal conviction that is more than five years old, you may be…

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When considering the recent wave of states passing laws decriminalizing the use of recreational and medicinal marijuana, marijuana laws can be confusing. While marijuana can be legally be used in Michigan with a valid prescription for medicinal reasons, its recreational use and possession remains illegal. Despite its semi-legal status, it is important to remember that driving under the influence…

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In most divorce cases, both parents will be permitted to see their children during special occasions, such as birthdays or holidays. This is true even if you win sole physical custody of your child. For many parents and ex-spouses, this present little trouble, as their child custody and visitation agreements drafted during the divorce already considered exceptional events. But what can you do if…

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This week we’ll take a look at all the steps required to make astonishing coffee with a Chemex at home. The Chemex Coffeemaker is a manual, pour-over style glass-container coffeemaker that Peter Schlumbohm invented in 1941, and which continues to be manufactured by the Chemex Corporation in Chicopee, Massachusetts. In 1958, designers at the Illinois Institute of Technology said that the Chemex…

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