Category: Legal News

Attorney Crump-Gibson named 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star!

Join us as we celebrate Attorney Crump-Gibson’s selection to Michigan Super Lawyers 2017 Rising Star List! This is the third year she has made the list. The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in the state, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are those up-and-coming attorneys who

The Fall C&G Quarterly is here!!

The Fall Edition of the C&G Quarterly is here! Learn about what’s been going on at C&G, upcoming events and the latest in the law! Click HERE to view the Edition! Any questions? Contact us today! P: 248-395-3699 E: *Please be sure to read the disclaimer section on our site!

It’s here!! The C&G Quarterly!!!

Click HERE to check out this edition of the C&G Quarterly!!! You do not want to miss this issue! Meet our 2016 College Intern Class, catch up on what C&G is doing around town and read up on the latest in Estate Planning, Government Affairs and Employment Matters! See anything of interest in the issue?

Changes to overtime pay…the clock is ticking!!!

We’ve been keeping you updated as the new overtime rules adoption process has evolved. Well, it’s official… December 2016 will bring about major changes concerning overtime pay and exempt employees! Click HERE to read this Fox Business piece on how the rules will affect you! Questions or concerns? Contact C&G today! P: 248-395-3699 E:

Check out the C&G Quarterly Newsletter!!!

It’s here! The C&G Quarterly: Spring Edition! In this edition, you will read about what’s in the works at C&G, a few key pieces of legislation that will impact a number of us and learn about the winner of our Client Spotlight. Hurry! Click here to check it out! *Please be sure to read the

Attorney Crump-Gibson recognized among Top Women Lawyers in Hour Detroit Magazine!

Hour Detroit Magazine recognizes C&G Attorney Crump-Gibson’s most recent Super Lawyers designation in its March 2016 issue! This issue recognizes Top Women Lawyers in our great State. Attorney Crump-Gibson is listed for her business/ corporate practice. Thanks to Hour Detroit and congratulations to all of the phenomenal women attorneys featured! Click on the images below

Insurance paying Cosby’s legal bills???

Take a look at this piece we came across involving recent developments in Bill Cosby’s ongoing defamation lawsuits. In an effort to avoid personal financial liability, Cosby petitioned the court to allow him to use a personal umbrella policy to pay his legal fees and any judgments in the pending defamation lawsuits against him. Personal


Well, it looks like there won’t be an upcoming trademark dispute after all! On Thursday, Judge Keith announced he dropped plans to trademark “The Detroit RiverWalk” and “Riverwalk Detroit.” The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy plans to pick up the application process where Judge Keith left off and register both names. Click here for the story! #‎whyyouneedC‬&G

Wayne County judge files to claim trademark for Detroit RiverWalk

Check out this piece we came across about a possible upcoming trademark dispute over the Detroit RiverWalk! Last month, Wayne County Probate Court Judge Terrance Keith filed trademark applications for the names “The Detroit RiverWalk” and “RiverWalk Detroit.” No big deal, right? WRONG. Apparently, this came as a surprise to the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, the

Legal marijuana on the job!?!

Marijuana use is now permitted in 23 states and Washington DC. While Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington DC permit its recreational use, the other states have legalized marijuana use for medical purposes. However, States that have passed varying marijuana laws haven’t provided much guidance in the employment realm. According to the ABA publication on this

Michigan cracking down on UIA fraud

Check out this piece on the state’s upcoming plans to combat unemployment insurance fraud! The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) recently announced it will pursue nearly 300 open fraud cases involving either employer tax evasion, fictitious business schemes or identity theft. The state will also implement the Michigan Integrated Data Automated System (MiDAS), software designed to

Zoning and Religious Freedom collide!

On Monday, the Department of Justice filed suit against Michigan’s Pittsfield Township for violating the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000. The Pittsfield Township Planning Commission denied the Muslim Islamic Academy’s request to build a school on a vacant parcel of land in the township, citing traffic and noise. The DOJ believes

Shake Shack v. Chicken Shack????

Take a look at this interesting piece we came across! Shake Shack, a New York-based burger and milkshake chain, was denied a recent request to trademark its name because it is too closely related to Chicken Shack, the almost 60-year-old Berkley Michigan-based fried chicken chain restaurant! The U.S. Patent and Trademark office decided that because

Businesses- watch out! Possible scam artist alert!

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is suing a Florida-based company suspected to be scam artists targeting Michigan small business owners! AG Schuette filed a lawsuit on August 27, 2015 to prevent Division of Corporate Services Inc. and its officers from any further operations in Michigan, after allegations of deceitful business practices designed to dupe small

Should Google eliminate the “Police Stalker” feature on the Waze App?

Law enforcement has concerns…what are your thoughts? “Waze is a combination of GPS navigation and social networking. Fifty million users in 200 countries turn to the free service for warnings about nearby congestion, car accidents, speed traps, traffic cameras, construction zones, potholes, stalled vehicles or unsafe weather conditions.” Some in law enforcement want google to

All employers have to participate in the contraception requirement based on the Affordable Care Act…or do they?

As a result of a US Supreme Court decision, a Federal Court judge in Grand Rapids rules that Autocam, a company owned by a Roman Catholic who opposes contraception and abortion, is not required to provide employee health insurance for birth control. A number of other Michigan companies brought suit in Michigan or Washington, D.C.

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