Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Giving Back

Every Friday, Mike Morse Law Firm employees have the option to participate in “jean day.” They can wear jeans to work in exchange for a contribution to various local causes. This month’s collections are going to the Downriver Community Food Pantry. Jars of peanut butter, boxes of pancake mix, and canned goods of all kinds are piling up at the ... Read More »

Learning from Teacher of the Week

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The Mike Morse Law Firm partnered with Mix 92.3 radio to recognize and award some of Detroit’s most dedicated teachers! We were so inspired, Teacher of the Week will continue through the end of 2016! Teachers are our unsung heroes. They dedicate their lives to educating, encouraging, and caring for our children. They challenge students to be the best versions ... Read More »

Texting + Driving = Dangerous… Even Deadly

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The week of Thanksgiving is the busiest and most dangerous travel time of the year. We’re highlighting some new innovations, available to stop distracted driving. With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, millions of Americans are preparing to hit the road for their holiday celebrations. College students are packing their laundry and distant relatives are mapping their routes. It’s no ... Read More »

Dog Bites: It Can Happen to Anyone

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$300,000 Settlement Helps Family Recover After Baby is Bitten by Pit Bull It was supposed to be a fun-filled summer afternoon. A Michigan couple and their 19-month old daughter, Claire, were enjoying a friend’s back-yard barbeque. Claire was having fun helping the hostess roll a ball and play fetch with the family’s pit bull. The child became fussy after a ... Read More »

Michigan’s Helmet Law: What You Need to Know

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A recent study looked at the fatality rate for motorcyclists who don’t wear helmets. Have you or someone you know been injured in a motorcycle accident? We can help. Recent media coverage of a University of Michigan study caught our attention. The headline reads, “Fatalities double for motorcyclists without helmets.” Those are some eye-opening statistics and they are certainly worth ... Read More »

What happens after I file my Social Security application?

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We are asked all the time: What happens after I file my Social Security application? Unfortunately, the process in bound in governmental red tape and can be confusing to say the least. Here is a brief overview of what takes place after you file your Social Security application: Application confirmation – Social Security will mail you a copy of your ... Read More »

Five Girls. One Mission: Diapers for the D

Diapers For The D

Diapers for the D collected and distributed 55,000 diapers to Detroit families in 2015. This year, they’re striving for 100,000, and we’re helping to make it happen. When five high-school girls started volunteering at the Development Centers of Detroit, they expected to help people with serious day-to-day challenges including: housing, food, and jobs. But they found that in addition to ... Read More »

Project Backpack: A Grandmother’s Letter

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For the past two years, our firm has proudly donated a total of 55,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to Detroit Public School students. Project Backpack has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children. Summer Lawrence is one of them. Her grandmother, Sherry Lawrence, sent us a letter describing in her own words the impact Project Backpack has had ... Read More »

$750,000 Settlement for Client Struck by Tractor Trailer

Struck by Tractor Trailer

Our attorneys dug up key evidence proving the police investigation was flawed. It was a mid-winter day. Our client, a 46-year-old woman who was a passenger in the Toyota (pictured above), was on I-96 on her way to work. Suddenly, a speeding truck’s large, refrigerated trailer swung into the left lane, striking the vehicle and causing damage and injuries. It ... Read More »

A Huge “Thank You” To Our Backpack Volunteers

Volunteers Packing Backpacks At Meijer

33,000 backpacks are stuffed with school supplies and ready for Detroit students. Standing at the top of this mountain of backpacks was a truly overwhelming experience. Each one of these colorful bags represents a child in kindergarten, elementary school or middle school, who will pull out the notebooks, the folders, pencils, crayons, glue sticks and more and go to work ... Read More »

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