Hypoglycemia Complications

Nursing Home Diabetes Lawyer – Can I Sue for Hypoglycemia Complications? Diabetes can have severe, or even fatal, consequences, if not properly managed by nursing home staff.  However, with attentive care and proper management, blood sugar levels (BSL) can usually…


Methotrexate Medication Error

Can I Sue My Doctor, Pharmacist, or Nursing Home for a Methotrexate Medication Error? Methotrexate is a dangerous, high-alert prescription drug with a narrow therapeutic index and an extraordinarily wide range of doses and duration of treatment.[1]  This means that…


Take Action to support the MI Choice Medicaid Waiver!

Recently, the Michigan State Senate proposed a cut to the MI Choice Medicaid Waiver program. The MI Choice program allows those with Alzheimer’s and dementia to stay in their homes while still getting the care they need.  These cuts could…


Law-Den Nursing Home in Detroit spends its 31st month on the Special Focus Facility list

CMS created the “Special Focus Facility” (SFF) initiative to address the problem of nursing homes that have a repeated cycles of serious deficiencies. CMS identifies nursing homes that have had had a history of serious quality issues and places those…


Emily Peacock featured in the Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter

Emily Peacock is featured this month in the Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter where she talks about her love of the law, her clients and working with the Olsman, MacKenzie, Peacock and Wallace Team.


Perfect Storm Jeopardizes Safety of Older Adults

The prevalence of elder abuse in both institutional and in-home care settings appears to be rising due to a perfect storm of circumstances. First, the number of Americans 65-plus is exploding as Baby Boomers age and require more care. Second,…


Every Person, Regardless of Age, Susceptible to Unintentional Falls

Every year millions of Americans suffer from a preventable fall injury, and over 800,000 of those will end up in the emergency room with a fracture or head injury. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, falls are the…


Defective Medical Devices Can Hurt More Than Help

According to the United States Census Bureau, the U.S. population will reach a turning point in 2030, when every surviving member of the baby boomer generation will be 65 or older. Seniors will outnumber children for the first time in…


Three attorneys from Olsman MacKenzie Peacock and Wallace have been selected to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

We are pleased to announce that Jules Olsman and Donna MacKenzie have been named to the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers list and Emily Thomas has been named to the Rising Stars list. Along with being named to the Super Lawyers…


Olsman, MacKenzie and Thomas Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America© List

The list for the Best Lawyers in America© 2019 has been released, and Olsman, MacKenzie and Thomas have been chosen to be recognized.Donna MacKenzie and Emily Thomas were named Best Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Jules Olsman…