Michigan Deer Hunting Season 2018 – Regulations and Dangers

Michiganders sure love to hunt, and with Michigan deer hunting season upon us once again, there are several things to keep in mind before hitting the woods. Grand Rapids attorney Tom Sinas recently appeared on Fox 17’s Know the Law to discuss the laws that have changed this hunting season, as well as dangers this time of year.

Michigan Deer Hunting Season and Chronic Wasting Disease

Simply put, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease that eats the deer’s brain. ...

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Proposal 2 in Michigan – Everything You Need to Know About Redistricting

Chances are you’ve heard about Proposal 2 in Michigan if you’ve been listening to any debate surrounding the recent midterm elections. Prop 2 sought to address the issue of redistricting. But drawing legislative districts can be a confusing topic to most, so Grand Rapids attorney Tom Sinas recently sat down to answer explain it on Fox 17’s “Know the Law.”

Proposal 2 in Michigan

On November 6th, voters passed Proposal 2 in Michigan. This will ultimately give control to ...

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What Drivers and Walkers Should Know About Grand Rapids Pedestrian Ordinances

With an above average pedestrian-auto accident rate, the city of Grand Rapids is taking action. As of February 6, 2018, motorists are now required by law to come to a stop for pedestrians crossing a roadway in a crosswalk. West Michigan auto accident attorney, Tom Sinas, recently spoke Fox 17’s Know the Law to describe the various Grand Rapids pedestrian ordinances. Here’s what drivers and pedestrians alike should know.

Use Sidewalks When Available

First, pedestrians in ...

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Obtaining Compensation for Vehicle Damage Claims in Michigan

Michigan infrastructure means that most of us rely on a vehicle to get to work and back home again, at the minimum. So when you’re in an auto accident, damage to your vehicle can derail you financially and for an extended period of time. It’s important to not only understand how vehicle damage claims in Michigan work but to also double check your insurance policy for additional coverages that may save you in the long run.
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Constitution Day 2018 – Understanding First Amendment Limitations

In honor of Constitution Day 2018 which was on September 17, Grand Rapids personal injury attorney, Tom Sinas, explains the First Amendment on Fox 17 Know the Law. This amendment protects our rights to freedom of speech, religion, and of the press, but is often misunderstood.

 

First Amendment – the Right to Free Speech

Here is a refresher on how the First Amendment is written, in honor of Constitution Day 2018:

“Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of ...

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