Guest Post: Five Reasons to Hire a Small Law Firm

**Thank you to Joseph A. Doerr of the Doerr Law Firm in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan for sharing this post.  Originally posted on the Doerr Law Firm blog on April 27, 2017. When searching for an attorney, clients may seek a large firm because of the brand, a particular expertise, or the matter simply requires multiple attorneys.  I’ve also heard that some clients select a big firm because if the matter doesn’t go as anticipated, the individuals who selected the firm will have… Read More >

Recent White Paper addresses HIPAA and Michigan State Law Considerations When Responding to Subpoenas and Warrants for Protected Health Information

Health care providers are often faced with questions regarding the appropriate response to a subpoena or warrant requesting patient medical records. Given that most health care providers and the businesses that support them qualify as either “covered entities” or “business associates” subject to HIPAA, attorneys advising healthcare clients must take both HIPAA and state privacy laws into account when addressing the legal considerations for responding to requests for protected health information (PHI). Together with attorney Julie Markgraf of the North… Read More >