In the Name of the Law – Real Stories, Real Cases
Produced by WLAJ 53, Lansing’s local ABC channel, “In the Name of the Law” interviews experts from several Lansing law practices, including Steve Sinas, and discusses everything from laws, settlements, resolutions, hope, conflict, and inspiration. More than just an informational legal segment, “In the Name of the Law” showcases real-life scenarios and gripping cases.
In the Name of the Law Ep.4 Hope - Advocating for Burn Survivors
In this episode of "In the Name of the Law," burn survivor attorney, Steve Weston, discusses his work with burn survivors. He details the incredibly complex nature of burn injuries - from physical to psychoemotional - and emphasizes the attorney's role in becoming a member of the survivor's care team to help rekindle hope in their life.
In the Name of the Law Ep.3 Starting Over - Personal Injuries
The legal system is established in a way that helps seriously injured people start over. However, because each situation is unique, the remedies that apply per situation are also unique. For instance, in some instances, a negligent party may cause injury to another person. In these cases, the injured person is then able to pursue a liability claim for their damages.
In the Name of the Law Ep.2 Loss - Michigan Wrongful Death Act
In tragic events involving death, family members or the estate of the deceased person may be able to bring a wrongful death claim against the negligent party. These claims often involve the pain and suffering on behalf of the person who passed away, the pain and suffering of the family, the loss of companionship now that that person is no longer living, and more. More about wrongful death claims in Michigan here.
In the Name of the Law Ep.1 Changing Laws - Auto No-Fault
Steve Sinas discusses a major change in Michigan's auto no-fault law that will impact every person injured in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Michigan. While this new legislation was signed into law in the spring of 2019, the most significant portion - which is the ability for people to choose different levels of no-fault coverage and, ultimately, lose their right to whatever is reasonably necessary for their care, recovery, and rehabilitation - goes into effect July 2020.