Columns

Legendary lawyer had 'Cross' to bear during World War I

September 26, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief While his father founded the firm that would become Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone, it was the son who etched his name among Detroit's "Legal Legends." Sidney Trowbridge Miller, a native Detroiter and a Harvard ...

Multidisciplinary practice groups: The time is now

September 26, 2016

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswires In the opening salvo in the early 1950s anti-Communist hearings, Sen. Joseph McCarthy dramatically asked, in a very brusque voice, “Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?” A similar ...

Cutting through red tape for special needs kids

September 26, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Almost every day that I am at work, I wish we had an office dog or cat to prowl around the premises.  Not because I require one to work, but because they simply make dealing with the day-to-day stress easier. Who wouldn’t ...

Crisis communications: Be ready and have a plan

September 26, 2016

Shea Anderson BridgeTower Media Newswires When it comes to crisis, there are two kinds of companies: Those that have experienced a crisis, and those that are about to. In the course of business operations, crises take many forms, but some kind of challenge ...

Keep clients happy

September 26, 2016

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswires Keep your clients happy, and you will have a successful business. Consider the following: The airlines: what not to do This seems like a ridiculously basic thing to even have to put into print, but when you read newspaper ...

Beware of insurance 'step-down' clause

September 26, 2016

Thomas Sinas What if you discovered that your auto insurance policy basically eliminated coverage for your loved ones when they're injured by you or another family member in a car accident? Some insurance companies in Michigan are doing just that, by inserting ...