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National and local coverage highlights from some of Ven Johnson Law’s most recent cases

Victims of disastrous flood speak out as 4th anniversary of dam breaks nears

Victims of the historic 2020 flooding in mid-Michigan after two dam failures gathered in Sanford on Friday, just two days before the 4-year anniversary of the incident.

May 2020 flood lawsuit slated for court in summer 2025

Four years later, attorneys for the May 2020 flood victims are still fighting, and attorney Ven Johnson says there is momentum and a court date.

Michigan attorney general probing death of Black man hit by unmarked police car

The family of a Black man who was killed after he was hit by an unmarked police car in Michigan spoke out on Saturday after body camera footage of the...

Mom on seeing video of son hit by state police vehicle, pinned to wall: It’s ‘hurtful’

The mother of a man who was killed last month after a Michigan State Police vehicle struck him and pinned him to a brick wall said viewing video of the...

Video shows man hit by unmarked MSP cruiser

Police video shows an unmarked Michigan State Police SUV hit a man as he ran from officers in Kentwood last month, followed by Samuel Sterling crying out in pain and...

Teen dies weeks after being hit by deputy’s cruiser

A teen who was hit by a Kent County sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser during a foot chase about a month ago has died.

Huron Valley Schools faces lawsuit after substitute teacher accused of touching students

More potential victims are accusing a substitute teacher in Huron Valley Schools of inappropriately touching them and now, a lawsuit is in the works.

Substitute teacher accused of touching elementary school students in Oakland County

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a long-term substitute teacher at Spring Mills Elementary School in Highland Township.

‘You want answers today’: Ven Johnson now representing family of man hit, killed by unmarked police car

The family of Samuel Sterling has secured new legal counsel, hiring lawyer Ven Johnson to represent them following the 25-year-old's death.

Family of man killed by police vehicle ‘stonewalled,’ wants to see video, attorney says

The family of Samuel Sterling, a Black man who was struck and killed by a police vehicle while running from officers, wants state police to release video of the crash.

Dr. Werner Spitz, famed forensic pathologist, wrote the book on death

Dr. Werner Spitz spent a lifetime chasing death — and, this week, finally caught up to it.

The Michigan Supreme Court is hearing a case that could impact sexual assault survivors

Brian McLain says he was sexually abused as a minor in 1999 by a Roman Catholic priest, Father Richard Lobert, while attending WJ Maxey Boys Training School in Whitmore Lake....

Watch ‘Crumbley Trials’ trailer: New doc explores Michigan school shooter’s parents cases

The unprecedented trials of Michigan parents, James and Jennifer Crumbley, which led to the country’s first involuntary manslaughter convictions for parents of a school shooter, are the focus of an...

Oxford School Shooter’s Parents Were Convicted. Holding District Liable Could Be Tougher

The convictions of the Crumbleys have cast fresh light on efforts to hold a variety of other parties legally responsible for mass school shootings.

Commercial driver struck man snowblowing driveway

Terry Novak of Brownstown Township sustained a traumatic brain injury, spinal injuries and other serious injuries that required three spinal surgeries after he was struck by a commercial van his own...

Legal experts mixed on sentence against Crumbleys, possible precedent

Legal experts had mixed reactions to the parents of the Oxford High School shooter being sentenced to the maximum penalty under law, 10 to 15 years, for their role in...

Attorneys representing families of the victims of the Oxford High School shooting speak out

Attorneys Ven Johnson and Wolf Mueller share their thoughts following James and Jennifer Crumbley's sentencing on Tuesday.

Lyoya family feels ‘betrayed’ as murder case against ex-police officer drags into 3rd year

Two years after Patrick Lyoya’s fatal shooting by a now-fired Grand Rapids police officer, his family is frustrated by legal delays – a trial date has yet to even be...

2 years after Patrick Lyoya died, Grand Rapids waits for trial

Two years after a then-Grand Rapids police officer shot and killed Patrick Lyoya, there is no scheduled date for a murder trial.

Judge not convinced government immunity protects South Haven in fatal drowning lawsuit

Profitable beach enterprises in South Haven may open the door to liability in drowning lawsuit against the West Michigan city.


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