Steve Sinas Discusses People’s Law School with Tim Barron

Lawyer Steve Sinas gave an overview of the 2015 People’s Law School Program on the Tim Barron Show

If you haven’t heard by now, the 2015 People’s Law School – Lansing is less than one week away! We have an amazing lineup of topics and speakers for this year’s session, so make sure you reserve your spot today. In order to spread the word about People’s Law School and encourage attendance, Lansing attorney Steve Sinas recently appeared on Tim ...

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Price v High Pointe Oil Company: Michigan Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Homeowners

The Michigan Supreme Court handed down a decision recently in the case of Price v High Pointe Oil Company that represents a significant loss for homeowners and their ability to obtain compensation in cases involving the destruction of their homes.

Imagine this: while at work, you receive an urgent phone call informing you that your home – the home you built and lived in for over 30 years — has been flooded by 400 gallons of toxic, home-heating oil.

Beckie Price received ...

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Stephen Sinas Argues Price v High Pointe Oil Company Before the Michigan Supreme Court

Steve Sinas - Michigan Supreme CourtOn Thursday, November 15, 2012, Stephen Sinas argued the case ofPrice v High Pointe Oil Company before the Michigan Supreme Court.  Jim Graves and Stephen Sinas have represented Beckie Price as a result of an incident that occurred on November 17, 2007, in which High Pointe Oil Company negligently released 400 gallons of fuel oil ...

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Supreme Court Ruling Further Limits “Special Aspects” Exception

A recent decision by the Michigan Supreme Court may have a negative impact on the ability of Michigan’s citizens to recover for injuries sustained in slip and fall accidents. In the case of Hoffner v Lanctoe,the Michigan Supreme Court held that ice leading up to the only entrance of a fitness center was avoidable because the plaintiff was not “absolutely compelled” to confront it, and therefore Michigan’s open and obvious doctrine prevented the plaintiff from recovering for her injuries.

The ...

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