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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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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Legal impact of historic Michigan school shooting verdicts felt across nation

In a first-of-its-kind case, the parents of a school shooter were convicted of manslaughter.
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James Crumbley, father of the Oxford High School shooter, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

A jury has found James Crumbley, the father of the Oxford High School shooter, guilty of all four counts of involuntary manslaughter.
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Attorney Ven Johnson speaks on James Crumbley guilty verdict

Attorney Ven Johnson joins CBS News Detroit after James Crumbley was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.
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Is justice part of the infrastructure bill?

When infrastructure fails, who is to blame, and how can average citizens hold the guilty parties accountable?
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Detroit Council approves $2.75 million settlement to man injured in police crash

The Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved a $2.75 million settlement to a man who was injured during a crash while handcuffed in the...
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Mich. Village Reaches $320K Settlement with Man Who Was Deported After Being Wrongly Accused of Drunk Driving

The arresting officer misinterpreted the breathalyzer test result administered to a Japanese citizen, per a court filing.
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Oxford families seek justice with civil trial against school district

Investigation found everything that happened could have been prevented.
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MSU shooting victims reach settlement

This case involved the death of three students on the campus of Michigan State University during a mass shooting that took place on Feb....
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Let it Rip: Jennifer Crumbley’s guilty verdict

Legal experts discuss Jennifer Crumbley’s historic guilty verdict and what it means for parents when it comes to future similar tragedies.
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Oxford shooting survivor haunted by narrow escape, seeking mental health treatment

Keegan Gregory receiving treatment at facility that also treated Parkland students.
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Jennifer Crumbley found guilty: Parents, officials react to historic verdict

Before declaring Jennifer Crumbley guilty on all four charges of involuntary manslaughter, the jury had to evaluate the standard of reasonable parental care and...
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Governmental immunity on the ballot across America in 2024

Critics argue doctrine prevents citizens from holding officials accountable for wrongdoing
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Attorney Ven Johnson speaks on Jennifer Crumbley’s trial

Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of the Oxford High School shooter, testified Thursday on the sixth day of her trial. Attorney Ven Johnson, who represents...
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Jury selection to begin for mother of Michigan school shooter

The mother of a teenager who committed a school shooting in Michigan is headed to trial in a case that marks the first time parents...
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Oxford files suit against their insurance company

The Oxford school district is suing its insurance company over potential payouts for injuries claimed among nine lawsuits stemming from the November 2021 shooting...
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MSU releases settlement amounts with families of 3 students killed in mass shooting

Michigan State University negotiated a $15 million settlement with the families of the three students killed on Feb. 13, according to records obtained through...
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2023 in review: Oxford closes a chapter, but legal battles continue

Case number 2022-279506-FC, the people v. Ethan Robert Crumbley, has closed, but there will never be total closure after the events of Nov. 30,...
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Michigan Supreme Court Rejects Appeal in Midland Dam Failure Case, Lawsuit Proceeds

Michigan Supreme Court justices are denying the latest appeal dealing with the Midland County dam failures in 2020.
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Michigan Justices Won’t Hear State’s Dam Collapse Appeal

The Michigan Supreme Court on Thursday declined to free the state from responsibility for flood damage after the Edenville Dam collapsed in 2020.
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Attorney to use ‘Nassar bills’ to argue sexual abuse case to Michigan Supreme Court

An attorney is set to use the “Nassar bills” to argue why the Michigan legislature’s 2018 amendment to the statute of limitations should allow...
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Michigan Supreme Court to establish legal precedent in Diocese of Lansing sexual assault appeal case

Brian McLain says he was sexually abused as a minor in 1999 by a Roman Catholic priest, Father Richard Lobert, while at the W.J....
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Michigan Supreme Court to hear appeal on sexual assault case involving priest at Catholic Diocese of Lansing

The Michigan Supreme Court is expected to hear an appeal in a sexual assault case involving the Catholic Diocese of Lansing.
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Michigan State to pay $15 million to families of three shooting victims

The families of three Michigan State University students who were killed by a gunman on campus this year will be paid $15 million after...
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Michigan State settles with families of students killed in mass shooting

Michigan State University has reached a $15 million settlement with families of the three students killed in the Feb. 13 mass shooting on campus.
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MiLW announces Class of 2023 ‘Unsung Legal Heroes’

Michigan Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the legal professionals chosen as the “Unsung Heroes” Class of 2023.
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Attorney for Sanford residents calls Mueller lawsuit a ‘charade’

Nearly three years before the area dams breached in May 2020, state officials had already cited Lee Mueller of Boyce Hydro with the death...
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Oxford shooting survivor’s narrow escape during attack haunts family

FOX 2 (WJBK) – At Friday’s sentence for the Oxford High School shooter, 29 victims delivered impact statements before the court.
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Oxford school shooter Ethan Crumbley, 17, is sentenced to LIFE in prison without parole – after ‘monster’ who slaughtered four tells judge to throw away the key

Michigan high school shooter Ethan Crumbley has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after murdering four students in 2021.
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Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley sentenced to life after addressing court: ‘I am a really bad person’

Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley addressed an Oakland County courtroom for the first time on Friday just before he was sentenced to life in...
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Life in prison ‘is not enough’ for this Michigan school sohoter, say the parents of one student killed

It’s the harshest penalty available in Michigan, a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But that isn’t enough for the parents of one...
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MiLW announces inaugural ‘Michigan’s Go to Lawyers Power List’

Now wrapping up its fourth year, our “Go To Lawyers” program recognizes top lawyers around the state in a given practice area as nominated...
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Top Lawyers 2024

The research for the Top Lawyers list was created by PRS (Professional Research Services) and is based on an online peer-review survey sent out...
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Class of 2023 Leaders in the Law named

Michigan Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the lawyers selected to the 2023 Class of Leaders in the Law.
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Guidepost report will have little impact in ongoing court cases related to Oxford school shooting

The newly released report on the Oxford school shooting will not affect any of the ongoing court cases filed since January 2022.
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Meet a Detroit Man Who Was Twice Wrongly Convicted

On Nov. 2, 2011, Darell Chancellor arrived home from work about 6 p.m., the usual time. That was nice — having a usual time,...
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WWMT: Judge orders state to move forward with long-delayed civil lawsuits over 2020 Midland-area floods

It’s been a nearly three-year court battle regarding the civil lawsuit cases surrounding the 2020 floods that devastated Midland, Sanford and Gladwin.
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WNEM: Judge rules case for 2020 flood victims can move forward

Victims of the 2020 mid-Michigan floods that devastated parts of Sanford and Midland were given a win this weekend.
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MLive: Michigan judge orders stalled Edenville flood lawsuit to proceed

A Michigan judge lifted a stay last week on a lawsuit brought by victims of catastrophic mid-Michigan flooding in 2020, ordering the state to...
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FOX 2 Detroit: Oxford shooting report lays blame at school officials. Can it be used in court?

The conclusion from an extensive report into the Oxford High School mass shooting determined the tragedy could have been prevented
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WDIV: Families left frustrated after release of Oxford High School shooting report

The long-awaited and fought-for third-party investigation into the Oxford High School shooting was released late Monday, Oct. 30.
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Forbes: Best Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Detroit Michigan of 2023

Forbes Advisor has collected a list of the top 10 lawyers from Detroit, as well as a short guide on how to choose an...
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MLive: Settlement reached in lawsuit filed over death of Flint police captain

A settlement has been reached between the estate of Collin Birnie, a Flint police captain who was killed in a head-on crash in early...
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Michigan Lawyers Weekly: MiLW announces ‘Go To Lawyers’ for negligence law

Michigan Lawyers Weekly has announced the “Go To Lawyers” for negligence law, for plaintiffs’ and defense side, including medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability...
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The Detroit News: City settles suit with family of boy who died after fall at Camp Dearborn

Dearborn has settled a lawsuit over the 2022 death of a 10-year-old boy who fell from a play structure at the city’s Milford recreational...
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Hometown Life: Dearborn officials settle lawsuit over death of child on play structure at Camp Dearborn

The city has settled a lawsuit in connection with the death of a child at Camp Dearborn in Milford last year.
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Midland Daily News: Attorney Ven Johnson believes State of Michigan will continue to fight flood lawsuits

A recent victory for May 2020 flood victims on or near Wixom, Sanford, Smallwood and Secord lakes could be short-lived if the State of...
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Yahoo! News: Appeals panel will decide on trial for ex-officer charges in shooting of Patrick Lyoya

The attorney for the former Grand Rapids police officer charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Black man during a traffic stop...
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Michigan Lawyers Weekly: Home exploded after installers opened discontinued, uncapped gas line

After installing the new stove, the installers opened the main valve and the valve to the discontinued, uncapped line, causing gas to escape. 
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KTLA-TV: Forbes names four Ven Johnson Law attorneys as Detroit’s top lawyers

Four attorneys at Ven Johnson Law have been recognized by Forbes as elite lawyers by being ranked on two of its prestigious annual lists. 
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Law 360: Taser victim wants $60M award against Atlanta restored

The guardian of a Georgia man left paralyzed after he was tased by an Atlanta police officer who suspected him of panhandling is asking...
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The Epoch Times: Groundbreaking Ruling: Manufacturer of Remdesivir not shielded by PREP Act for man’s injuries

A Michigan judge ruled for the first time that Gilead Sciences, Inc. is not protected under the PREP Act after a man experienced severe...
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FOX 17: Ven Johnson highlights ruling against drug manufacturer and hospital at press conference in Southfield

At a press conference in Southfield, Michigan on Tuesday, attorney Ven Johnson highlighted a groundbreaking ruling against a drug manufacturer, as well as a...
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Forbes: Best personal injury lawyers Detroit, MI of 2023

A list of the ten best personal injury lawyers in Detroit who will fight to protect your rights and help you get compensation for...
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Michigan Lawyers Weekly: Hotel guests suffer carbon monoxide poisoning

Ven Johnson Law received a $3.5 million settlement for a premises liability lawsuit where a mother and son sustained carbon monoxide poisoning.
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WZZM-TV: Murder case against former Grand Rapids police officer delayed again

The murder trial for a former Grand Rapids Police Officer has been put on pause. 
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FOX 2 Detroit: Lawsuit battle over heavy flooding from June, 2021 against DWSD and GLWA continues

For a local business owner, thoughts of the massive rain storm that hit parts of SE Michigan on June 25th of 2021 still feel...
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The Detroit News: 3 more victims, family members file intent to sue MSU after mass shooting

An attorney has filed notice of intent to sue to the Michigan Court of Claims on behalf of three Michigan State University students who...
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WOOD TV: Expert: Delays in trial for Patrick Lyoya’s death ‘normal’

A legal expert says it’s normal that the trial against a former Grand Rapids police officer for the killing of Patrick Lyoya has again...
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Oakland Press: Oakland County, jail deputies sued over alleged beating

A family representative of a man who died by suicide is suing Oakland County and 12 sheriff’s deputies claiming the death resulted from humiliation...
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The Detroit News: Family sues Oakland Co., claim he took his own life after deputies at jail beat him

The family of a man who took his own life after he was allegedly stripped and beaten in the Oakland County Jail has filed...
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ABC12 Saginaw: Federal judge says arrest violated Saginaw man’s constitutional rights

An attorney calls a federal judge’s order unusual after a ruling that says the arrest of a Saginaw man violated his constitutional rights and...
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WWMT: 3 YEARS LATER: Residents speak out, still fighting after Mid-Michigan dam failures

Attorney Ven Johnson said during a press conference on Thursday that governmental immunity continues to present issues in a lawsuit aiming to help residents...
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WSGW: Sanford and Edenville residents want movement in dam failure lawsuits

Three years after the failure of two dams led to devastating flooding in Midland County, impacted residents are still waiting on lawsuits to pay...
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KISS 107.1FM: Sanford and Edenville Residents Want Movement in Dam Failure Lawsuits

Three years after the failure of two dams led to devastating flooding in Midland County, impacted residents are still waiting on lawsuits to pay...
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Michigan Radio: Attorneys for 2020 flood victims urge government lawyers to stop delaying civil lawsuits

“Defend, deny and delay,” is how attorney Ven Johnson (center) describes the state of Michigan’s legal strategy to civil lawsuits tied to the May...
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The Detroit News: Lawyer for Midland area residents: State using ‘frivolous appeals’ in dam suits

An attorney representing central Michigan residents damaged by the 2020 dam failures accused state attorneys on Thursday of delaying court proceedings with “frivolous appeals.”
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mLIVE: ‘It’s incredibly frustrating.’ Oxford releases safety investigation that doesn’t address 2021 mass shooting

Photographs of four students —Hana St. Juliana, 14, Madisyn Baldwin, 17, Tate Myre, 16 and Justin Shilling, 17 — sit among bouquets of flowers,...
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CBS Detroit: Attorney Ven Johnson speaks on Guidepost Solutions’ safety report following Oxford school shooting

Guidepost Solutions, a firm hired by the Oxford school board to investigate the 2021 deadly shooting, released an independent report on safety and threat...
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The Oakland Press: Crumbley parents removed from civil suit as case moves to appeals court

James and Jennifer Crumbley will have their civil trial dismissed in order for Ven Johnson to proceed to the Michigan Court of Appeals on...
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CBS News: Attorney Ven Johnson discusses decision to drop civil suit against parents of Oxford high shooter

The parents​ of the teen who shot and killed four people and injured seven others​ at Oxford High School in November 2021 have been...
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Patch: Wixom Family Files Lawsuit After Child’s Death At Camp Dearborn

An autopsy​ showed the child suffered an internal injury that led him to bleed to death, according to the lawsuit.
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FOX2 Detroit: Lawyers say Grand Rapids Officer Schurr racially profiled Patrick Lyoya before fatal police shooting

Lawyers representing the family of Patrick Lyoya, who was shot and killed by a Grand Rapids police officer, say there’s evidence Christopher Schurr racially profiled Lyoya.
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MSN: Lawsuit filed against Michigan cop charged with killing Patrick Lyoya

Attorneys Ben Crump and Ven Johnson announced a lawsuit against the Michigan police officer convicted of killing Patrick Lyoya, an immigrant from Congo, in April...
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mLIVE: No basis for traffic stop before Patrick Lyoya’s fatal shooting, family’s expert says

Former Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr should not have engaged in a physical confrontation with Patrick Lyoya – and the officer used excessive...
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WNEM: Capt. Birnie’s widow sues driver that killed her husband

Genesee County, Mich. (WNEM) - Attorney Thom Waun is representing Tina Birnie in a civil lawsuit against the driver that killed her husband, Flint Police...
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ClickOnDetroit: University of Michigan to pay $490M to Anderson survivors

DETROIT – The terms were laid out in Jan. 2022 but only now have 98% of those with a claim against the University of Michigan signed off...
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NBC NEWS: Federal jury awards $100M to man paralyzed in fall after Atlanta officer shocked him with stun gun

ATLANTA — A federal jury in Atlanta has awarded $100 million to a panhandler who fell and broke his neck after a police officer...
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: $100M awarded to 69-year-old man paralyzed after APD officer chased, tased him

A 65-year-old man was paralyzed from the neck down four years ago, after an encounter with an Atlanta police officer resulted in him being...
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mLIVE: Three Flint boxers from same gym to compete at national Golden Gloves tournament

FLINT, MI -- Three boxers from the same gym will be representing Flint on one of amateur boxing’s biggest stages next week.
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FOX 2 Detroit: Oxford High School shooting: Security guard accused of failing to act added to lawsuit

Attorney Ven Johnson on Friday announced that two Oxford High School employees were placed on administrative leave for more than a month following the...
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Yahoo! News: Frustration grows in Oxford over handling of shooting aftermath

Frustration grows in Oxford over handling of shooting aftermath at Oxford High School.
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WXYZ Detroit: New evidence in the Oxford School shooting has now led to an Oxford outrage

OXFORD, Mich. (WXYZ) — Over the weekend School Board President Tom Donnelly added fuel to the fire by criticizing parents of shooting victims saying...
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NY Daily News: Security guard did nothing during Michigan school shooting, lawsuit claims

A security guard assigned to the Michigan high school where a student fatally shot four kids and injured six others last year took no...
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mLIVE: Attorney: Security guard didn’t try to stop Oxford school shooting, thought it was a drill

OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — An armed security officer told investigators she thought an active shooting at a Michigan high school was a drill and...
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Buzzfeed: Security Guard Allegedly Thought Oxford School Shooting Was A Drill; That Bleeding Student Had “Really Good Makeup” On

A security officer at Oxford High School allegedly thought the deadly November 2021 shooting was an active shooter drill, telling investigators that she assumed...
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Forbes: Victims’ Attorney Alleges Guard Failed To Stop Deadly Michigan High School Shooting

An attorney representing the parents of Oxford High School shooting victims alleged Wednesday an armed security guard at the Detroit-area school failed to stop...
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The Macomb Daily: Supreme Court ruling makes it easier for plaintiffs to sue government; Eastpointe man sued after being hit by flying concrete on 696

A state Supreme Court decision in a case originated by an Eastpointe man injured on a Macomb County highway slightly bolsters plaintiffs’ legal efforts...
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WXYZ Detroit: Oxford surveillance video may show 2 more employees who could have intervened in the shooting

OXFORD, Mich. (WXYZ) — The graphic surveillance video shows it all. The mass shooting back in November inside Oxford High School killed 4 students...
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WZZM TV: GRPD chief lays out new policy changes, ‘too little, too late,’ says Lyoya family attorney

GRPD is implementing new rules that emphasize de-escalation techniques and prioritize 'Sanctity of Human Life.'
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FOX News: Oxford High School officials who met with Ethan Crumbley on day of tragedy placed on leave, lawyer says

Attorney Ven Johnson on Friday announced that two Oxford High School employees were placed on administrative leave for more than a month following the...
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mLIVE: Water authority denying flooding claims for massive 2021 storm in Wayne County

DETROIT -- The Great Lakes Water Authority says it will deny flooding claims following a massive rainstorm last year that led to millions of...
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Yahoo! News: Detroit-area utility denies flooding claims from 2021 storm

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area water utility said Tuesday that it will deny flooding claims stemming from a damaging storm last summer based on...
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Deadline in Boyce Hydro bankruptcy case extended

Deadline in Boyce Hydro bankruptcy case extended Midland Daily News
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Dam failure court case deadlines loom

Dam failure court case deadlines loom Midland Daily News
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Top Lawyers 2021

Top Lawyers 2021 DBusiness Magazine
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Those affected by the mid-Michigan dam collapse in the summer have two dates to remember

Those affected by the mid-Michigan dam collapse in the summer have two dates to remember FOX 2 Detroit
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Work to stabilize damaged Edenville Dam site could start next week

Work to stabilize damaged Edenville Dam site could start next week MLive
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Westland couple, others allege island police used excessive force

Westland couple, others allege island police used excessive force The Detroit News
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Federal lawsuits allege Put-in-Bay officers used excessive force in arrests of Black tourists this summer

Federal lawsuits allege Put-in-Bay officers used excessive force in arrests of Black tourists this summer Cleveland.com
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Second lawsuit filed against former Put-in-Bay officers

Second lawsuit filed against former Put-in-Bay officers The Toledo Blade
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Metro Detroit couple, others sue tiny Ohio island town cops for alleged excessive force

Metro Detroit couple, others sue tiny Ohio island town cops for alleged excessive force Detroit Free Press
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Village of Put-in-Bay, 3 police officers sued for excessive force

Village of Put-in-Bay, 3 police officers sued for excessive force NBC 24 Toledo
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Federal Lawsuit Against Put-in-Bay and Island Cops Alleges Excessive Force and Racism in Memorial Day Arrests

Federal Lawsuit Against Put-in-Bay and Island Cops Alleges Excessive Force and Racism in Memorial Day Arrests Cleveland Scene
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Lawsuit filed against several Put-in-Bay officers for alleged excessive force

Lawsuit filed against several Put-in-Bay officers for alleged excessive force CBS 19 Cleveland
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Ohio vacation turns into a nightmare for two Westland residents who file excessive force lawsuit

Ohio vacation turns into a nightmare for two Westland residents who file excessive force lawsuit Detroit Metro Times
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Lawsuits accuse Put-in-Bay police of excessive force, racism

Lawsuits accuse Put-in-Bay police of excessive force, racism Port Clinton News Herald
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Put-in-Bay police face lawsuits

Put-in-Bay police face lawsuits Sandusky Register
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Biden takes Michigan, builds lead as post-Election results drag on

Biden takes Michigan, builds lead as post-Election results drag on FOX 2 Detroit
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Presiding judge on dam lawsuits owns lake property on Sanford Lake

Presiding judge on dam lawsuits owns lake property on Sanford Lake Midland Daily News
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Lawsuit alleges 17-year-old Jimmy John’s employee raped by co-worker in Sterling Heights

Lawsuit alleges 17-year-old Jimmy John’s employee raped by co-worker in Sterling Heights The Macomb Daily
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Sterling Heights Jimmy John’s sued by former employee alleging sexual assault inside store

Sterling Heights Jimmy John’s sued by former employee alleging sexual assault inside store WXYZ Detroit
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Lawsuit filed against Jimmy John’s, sex offender employee who allegedly raped teen coworker

Lawsuit filed against Jimmy John’s, sex offender employee who allegedly raped teen coworker MLive.com
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Regardless of state rules, businesses can require masks

Regardless of state rules, businesses can require masks WOOD-TV
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Breonna Taylor grand jury decision; Supreme Court battle brews for RGB seat

Breonna Taylor grand jury decision; Supreme Court battle brews for RGB seat FOX 2 Detroit
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Federal lawsuit accuses Grand Rapids police of using excessive force against bystanders during protest

Federal lawsuit accuses Grand Rapids police of using excessive force against bystanders during protest Detroit Metro Times
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Let it Rip Weekend: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s impact on former law clerk, presidential election

Let it Rip Weekend: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s impact on former law clerk, presidential election FOX 2
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Attorney in ‘Racist Baby’ Lawsuit Says Trump Campaign Raised Money ‘At The Expense of Two Little Kids’

Attorney in ‘Racist Baby’ Lawsuit Says Trump Campaign Raised Money ‘At The Expense of Two Little Kids’ Newsweek
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“Terrified Todlers” Lawsuit – President Trump, Trump Campaign, Pro-Trump Meme Creator Sued For Toddlers’ Civil Rights Violations

“Terrified Todlers” Lawsuit – President Trump, Trump Campaign, Pro-Trump Meme Creator Sued For Toddlers’ Civil Rights Violations LawFuel
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Man shot by police projectile during riot sues Grand Rapids, officers

Man shot by police projectile during riot sues Grand Rapids, officers MLive
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Lawsuit claims Grand Rapids Police used excessive force

Lawsuit claims Grand Rapids Police used excessive force FOX 17
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More people suing Shelby tanning salon, customer who allegedly hid cameras

More people suing Shelby tanning salon, customer who allegedly hid cameras C&G Newspapers
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Ven on The Result Podcast

Ven on The Result Podcast The Result Podcast
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At least 23 lawsuits filed against owners of failed mid-Michigan dams and state agencies

At least 23 lawsuits filed against owners of failed mid-Michigan dams and state agencies The Bay City Times
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Lawsuit filed against state for Sanford Dam victims

Lawsuit filed against state for Sanford Dam victims WNEM-TV (Saginaw)
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Lawsuit filed against state for Sanford Dam victims

Lawsuit filed against state for Sanford Dam victims WNEM-TV (Saginaw)
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More lawsuits filed over hidden cameras in Shelby Twp. tanning salon

More lawsuits filed over hidden cameras in Shelby Twp. tanning salon The Macomb Daily
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More lawsuits filed over hidden cameras in Shelby Twp. tanning salon

More lawsuits filed over hidden cameras in Shelby Twp. tanning salon Iosco County News-Herald
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More Lawsuits Filed Against Salon Where Hidden Cameras Were Found

More Lawsuits Filed Against Salon Where Hidden Cameras Were Found Shelby-Utica Patch
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Boyce Hydro files for bankruptcy

Boyce Hydro files for bankruptcy Midland Daily News
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2 wrongfully convicted men sue Detroit: Lying cops framed us

2 wrongfully convicted men sue Detroit: Lying cops framed us The Detroit Free Press
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Lawsuits filed against City of Detroit, DPD over lying police officers

Lawsuits filed against City of Detroit, DPD over lying police officers FOX 2 Detroit
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Man who had police canister shot at his face during Michigan protests plans to file lawsuit

Man who had police canister shot at his face during Michigan protests plans to file lawsuit KOAA-TV (Colorado Springs)
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Ven Johnson Law Wins in Michigan Court of Appeals Against State of Michigan

Ven Johnson Law Wins in Michigan Court of Appeals Against State of Michigan CBS Detroit
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Appeals panel allows snowmobiler’s lawsuit against Michigan to proceed

Appeals panel allows snowmobiler’s lawsuit against Michigan to proceed The Detroit News
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Deadline nearing for lawsuit for flood victims who had sewage back up

Deadline nearing for lawsuit for flood victims who had sewage back up WNEM-TV (Saginaw)
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Wrongfully convicted man sues Detroit cop, alleging he was framed

Wrongfully convicted man sues Detroit cop, alleging he was framed The Detroit News
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Lengthy legal battle likely over flooding responsibility

Lengthy legal battle likely over flooding responsibility WEYI-TV (Saginaw)
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Detroit attorney considers legal action against President Trump over retweet of manipulated video

Detroit attorney considers legal action against President Trump over retweet of manipulated video WDIV-TV (Detroit)
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Fathers of 2 toddlers used by Trump campaign to spread misinformation speak out

Fathers of 2 toddlers used by Trump campaign to spread misinformation speak out Good Morning America
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Facebook, Twitter Take Down Trump Post With Manipulated Video Of Toddlers After Copyright Complaint

Facebook, Twitter Take Down Trump Post With Manipulated Video Of Toddlers After Copyright Complaint Forbes
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Attorneys tour area as deadline to file suits looms

Attorneys tour area as deadline to file suits looms Attorneys Ven Johnson and Thomas Waun visited Midland this week to make a few stops...
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Ven talks about police using excessive force, what to do if you get pulled over.

Ven talks about police using excessive force, what to do if you get pulled over. WOOD-TV Grand Rapids, Tuesday June 16Ven talks about police...
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Ven Johnson Law Files Motion for Reconsideration Against Michigan Supreme Court

Ven Johnson Law Files Motion for Reconsideration Against Michigan Supreme Court WWJ Newsradio 950 (Detroit) Sunday, June 14 The Michigan Supreme Court declined to...
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Mass Tort Lawsuit Filed For Victims Of Mid Michigan Flooding

Mass Tort Lawsuit Filed For Victims Of Mid Michigan Flooding CBS Detroit, Thursday June 4Two nationally recognized personal injury law firms, Ven Johnson Law,...
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Flooding Lawsuit Virtual Town Hall Online

Flooding Lawsuit Virtual Town Hall Online WNEM, Saginaw, Thursday June 4WNEM previews the virtual town hall hosted by Ven Johnson Law and Romanucci &...
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Virtual Town Hall Preview

Virtual Town Hall Preview NBC25/ FOX66, Flint, Thursday June 4 NBC25/ FOX66 previews the virtual town hall hosted by Ven Johnson Law and Romanucci...
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Macomb County Mother and daughter sue over hidden cameras in tanning salon

Macomb County Mother and daughter sue over hidden cameras in tanning salon The Macomb Daily (Detroit) Ven Johnson Law filed a lawsuit on behalf of...
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Ven Johnson Lawsuit against Chili Pepper’s Tanning

Ven Johnson Lawsuit against Chili Pepper’s Tanning WWJ Newsradio 950 (Detroit) Ven discusses the Chili Pepper’s Tanning Salon case with WWJ Newsradio 950 , in...
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Hidden Cameras Inside Macomb County Tanning Salon Prompts Lawsuit

Hidden Cameras Inside Macomb County Tanning Salon Prompts Lawsuit Clinton Township Patch Ven Johnson Law files a lawsuit on behalf of tanning salon victims...
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Understanding Boating Rules and Regulations

Understanding Boating Rules and Regulations WOOD-AM (Grand Rapids) In a conversation with WOOD Radio, Ven shares why it’s crucial for watercraft owners to understand boating...
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Ven discusses liability and watercraft damages injuries

Ven discusses liability and watercraft damages injuries WWJ Newsradio 950 (Detroit)Ven spoke with WWJ Newsradio 950 to share some of the most common accidents and injuries...
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Memorial Day Weekend Boating Safety

Memorial Day Weekend Boating Safety MyTV20/ WMYD-TV (Detroit) Ven discusses boating safety tips and what to do in the event of a boating accident...
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Despite April Being Child Abuse Prevention Month, Michigan Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Sexual Assault Case

Despite April Being Child Abuse Prevention Month, Michigan Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Sexual Assault Case In late April, the Michigan Supreme Court declined...
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COVID-19 IMPACT ON COURTS

COVID-19 IMPACT ON COURTS Ven talks about what’s going on in the courts and what’s next due to COVID-19. Reporter – Jasmyn Durham
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Ven Johnson Talks About Times Where You May Need A Personal Injury Attorney

Ven Johnson Talks About Times Where You May Need A Personal Injury Attorney WOOD-AM, Grand Rapids Ven talks about times in life where you...
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St. Patrick’s Day may be celebrated differently this year, but it’s as important as ever to be safe while indulging in the holiday.

St. Patrick’s Day may be celebrated differently this year, but it’s as important as ever to be safe while indulging in the holiday. WWJ...
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$1.8 MILLION SETTLEMENT AWARDED TO CLIENT – GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY

$1.8 MILLION SETTLEMENT AWARDED TO CLIENT – GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY Yahoo Finance $1.8 Million Settlement Awarded to Ven Johnson Law Client Struck by Police Cruiser...
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As snow, ice and cold temperatures have officially arrived in Michigan

As snow, ice and cold temperatures have officially arrived in Michigan WWJ Newsradio 950 (Detroit) Ven Johnson spoke with WWJ to share what to...
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Free Christmas dinners offered to 500 Saginaw families in need

Free Christmas dinners offered to 500 Saginaw families in need MLive (Saginaw) Holidays are a time for family bonding. Ven Johnson shares the passion...
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“Let It Rip”

“Let It Rip” WJBK-TV (FOX 2 Detroit) On a recent FOX 2 “Let It Rip” expert panel, Ven Johnson Law chief appellate attorney Chris...
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Ven Johnson Law Wins Multi-Million Dollar Jury Verdict in Tragic Death of Electrical Linemen

Ven Johnson Law Wins Multi-Million Dollar Jury Verdict in Tragic Death of Electrical Linemen After five days of trial, a jury in Oregon’s Marion...
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Ven Johnson Law is partnering with Goldfish Swim School

Ven Johnson Law is partnering with Goldfish Swim School As a 30-year veteran in personal injury law, and a father, the cases that have...
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What To Do If You’re In A Serious Accident

What To Do If You’re In A Serious Accident WXYZ-TV (Channel 7/Channel 20) Detroit “Thanksgiving Eve” is considered the biggest bar night of the...
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Daylight Saving Time end brings driving dangers

Daylight Saving Time end brings driving dangers NBC25/ FOX66 (Flint) As the days get shorter, drivers have to adjust to less daylight amid daily...
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Pedestrian Enforcement Week Across Michigan Drives Awareness of Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Enforcement Week Across Michigan Drives Awareness of Pedestrian Accidents According to the Michigan State Police, more than 100 pedestrians die each year in...
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Ven Johnson Addresses Boating Safety on TV20 WMYD Detroit

Ven Johnson Addresses Boating Safety on TV20 WMYD Detroit It’s the season for enjoying everything our great lakes have to offer. Unfortunately, when we’re...
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Jury Awards Car Accident Victim $1.7 Million After Insurance Company Insists on Trial

Jury Awards Car Accident Victim $1.7 Million After Insurance Company Insists on Trial FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Johnson Law, PLC announced...
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Attorneys for Jacob Moore, Larry Nassar’s First Male Victim, Announce Monday Press Conference

Attorneys for Jacob Moore, Larry Nassar’s First Male Victim, Announce Monday Press Conference Johnson Law, PLCMarch 3, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANN ARBOR, MI...
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Judge declines injunction; Kithier remains ineligible

Judge declines injunction; Kithier remains ineligible David Goricki, The Detroit NewsPublished 4:18 p.m. ET Jan. 11, 2018 | Updated 6:10 p.m. ET Jan. 11, 2018...
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Thomas Kithier gets hearing date that could rule him eligible to play

Thomas Kithier gets hearing date that could rule him eligible to play View Original Article By Jared Purcell, MLiveUpdated Jan 4, 4:30 PM; Posted Jan 4, 2:41 PMThere...
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Attorneys for Thomas Kithier File Lawsuit Against Michigan High School Athletic Association

Attorneys for Thomas Kithier File Lawsuit Against Michigan High School Athletic Association FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 29, 2017 DETROIT, MI – Prominent trial attorneys Ven...
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High Profile Trial Attorneys, Ven Johnson and Steven Fishman, Hired by High School Basketball Star Thomas Kithier

High Profile Trial Attorneys, Ven Johnson and Steven Fishman, Hired by High School Basketball Star Thomas Kithier Photo of high school student Thomas Kithier...
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Chelsea High School runner hit by car during practice wins court ruling

Chelsea High School runner hit by car during practice wins court ruling Ann Arbor News | MLive Michigan Updated Nov 2; Posted Nov 2017By Lauren Slagterlslagter@mlive.com CHELSEA, MI...
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Michigan Court of Appeals: Runner’s suit against cross-country coach can proceed

Michigan Court of Appeals: Runner’s suit against cross-country coach can proceed LANSING, MI – The Michigan Court of Appeals (“COA”) has ruled in favor...
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Ven Johnson of Johnson Law, PLC Announces Friday Press Conference with Family of Bryan Douglas-Watts

Ven Johnson of Johnson Law, PLC Announces Friday Press Conference with Family of Bryan Douglas-Watts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2017 SOUTH BEND, IN –...
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Jury Awards $5.1 Million to Man Hit by Lincoln Park Police Officer Who Ran Red Light.

Jury Awards $5.1 Million to Man Hit by Lincoln Park Police Officer Who Ran Red Light. DETROIT, MI – Prominent Trial Attorney Ven Johnson...
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Prominent Trial Attorney Ven Johnson set to represent family of carbon monoxide victim Bryan Douglas-Watts

Prominent Trial Attorney Ven Johnson set to represent family of carbon monoxide victim Bryan Douglas-Watts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 6, 2017 Attorney Ven Johnson, Johnson...
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Johnson Law – Five Years Strong In Detroit.

Johnson Law – Five Years Strong In Detroit. In 2011, successful attorney and counselor, Ven Johnson, knew it was time to open his own...
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Johnson Law – Seeking Justice for the Victims of Flint’s Water Crisis

Johnson Law – Seeking Justice for the Victims of Flint’s Water Crisis Prominent personal injury Attorney Ven Johnson of Johnson Law, PLC and Attorney...
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Flint Water Crisis Class Action Lawsuit Meeting Saturday, March 19th 1:30-3:00

Flint Water Crisis Class Action Lawsuit Meeting Saturday, March 19th 1:30-3:00 Join Attorney Ven Johnson of Johnson Law, PLC and Attorney Steve Liddle of...
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Class action law firm and personal injury Super Lawyer filed lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Flint victims

Class action law firm and personal injury Super Lawyer filed lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Flint victims Prominent personal injury Attorney Ven Johnson...
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Innovative Health & Wellness Magazine, Winter 2015

Innovative Health & Wellness Magazine, Winter 2015 Attorney, Ven Johnson was featured in the Winter 2015 issue of Innovative Health & Wellness Magazine. Here...
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Fighters from start to finish.

Fighters from start to finish. Johnson Law is the Official Pace Team Sponsor of the 38th Annual Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. Johnson Law...
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Attorney, Jody Aaron Included in the 2016 Edition of “The Best Lawyers In America”

Attorney, Jody Aaron Included in the 2016 Edition of “The Best Lawyers In America” Johnson Law, PLC is proud to announce that Attorney, Jody Aaron was...
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The USTA Boy’s Nationals May Be Attorney Ven Johnson’s Favorite Court.

The USTA Boy’s Nationals May Be Attorney Ven Johnson’s Favorite Court. Attorney, Ven Johnson achieved 2015’s largest personal injury verdict in Michigan with a...
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$22.6 million verdict shrinks. An update on the Burt Holt case. (7/29/15)

$22.6 million verdict shrinks. An update on the Burt Holt case. (7/29/15) On Tuesday, June 9th, Attorney Ven Johnson of Johnson Law, PLC, obtained...
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Johnson Law, PLC Announces $22.6 Million Jury Verdict In Trucking Negligence Case. (6/10/15)

Johnson Law, PLC Announces $22.6 Million Jury Verdict In Trucking Negligence Case. (6/10/15) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2015 Permanently disabled after being struck...
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State Supreme Court puts student/public safety at risk, rejects Pew V. MSU Appeal. (6/3/15)

State Supreme Court puts student/public safety at risk, rejects Pew V. MSU Appeal. (6/3/15) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 3, 2015 Michigan Supreme Court refuses to...
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Young lawyers converge in Detroit for annual summit

Young lawyers converge in Detroit for annual summit By: Douglas Levy in The MiLW Blog June 1, 2015 The heavy rains on May 30 nearly put the brakes...
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Excessive force lawsuit filed in deadly police shooting (4/28/15)

Excessive force lawsuit filed in deadly police shooting (4/28/15) By Gary Ridley | gridley@mlive.com FLINT TOWNSHIP, MI — The family of a man killed by...
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Lawsuit filed after man shot, killed during traffic stop (5/6/15)

Lawsuit filed after man shot, killed during traffic stop (5/6/15) By: Jessica Dupnack, ABC 12 (read original article here) FLINT TOWNSHIP (WJRT) – (05/06/15)...
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Johnson Law Sponsors the 38th Fifth Third River Bank Run

Johnson Law Sponsors the 38th Fifth Third River Bank Run Johnson Law, celebrated a year in Grand Rapids at City Flats Ballroom on February...
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Ven on “Let it Rip”: Pothole Insurance Problems (2/15/15)

Ven on “Let it Rip”: Pothole Insurance Problems (2/15/15) Watch as Ven discusses the problems with car insurance in regards to potholes on Fox...
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Johnson Law Obtains $2.75 M Verdict for Auto Accident Victims

Johnson Law Obtains $2.75 M Verdict for Auto Accident Victims Friday, October 16th 2014, attorneys Ven Johnson and Gary Fields of Johnson Law, PLC...
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Judge allows Kalamazoo County to sell woman’s home; Ven continues to fight.

Judge allows Kalamazoo County to sell woman’s home; Ven continues to fight. (October 7, 2014) A Kalamazoo County judge has sided with county officials...
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Attorney Jody Aaron: Committed To Elevating The Profession (9/24/14)

Attorney Jody Aaron: Committed To Elevating The Profession (9/24/14) Attorney Jody Aaron wants to ensure that integrity is inherent in the legal community. As...
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Ven represents Kalamazoo County woman who is losing home due to property tax error.

Ven represents Kalamazoo County woman who is losing home due to property tax error. (September 16, 2014) The debt, initially less than $2,000, is...
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Ven on Fox Detroit’s “Let It Rip Weekend.”

Ven on Fox Detroit’s “Let It Rip Weekend.” (June 8, 2014) Ven was honored to be a guest on Fox Detroit’s “Let It Rip...
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UPDATE: Judge Decides Not To Send Child Sexual Assault Case To Trial. Mother And Attorney V. Johnson Will Stay The Course.

UPDATE: Judge Decides Not To Send Child Sexual Assault Case To Trial. Mother And Attorney V. Johnson Will Stay The Course. KALAMAZOO, Mich. (May...
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Former President Clinton Guests At Jefferson-Jackson Dinner (4/26/14)

Former President Clinton Guests At Jefferson-Jackson Dinner (4/26/14) Former President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Michigan Democratic Party’s Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner...
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Bronson Wants To Deny Justice For 7-Year Old Assault Victim 4/10/14

Bronson Wants To Deny Justice For 7-Year Old Assault Victim 4/10/14 Bronson Healthcare’s Lifestyle Improvement & Research Center/Athletic Club of Kalamazoo is desperately attempting...
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Johnson Law Attorney Jody Aaron Joins Supreme Court Bar, 3/10/2014

Johnson Law Attorney Jody Aaron Joins Supreme Court Bar, 3/10/2014 The U.S. Supreme Court is an entity known as the bastion of democracy in...
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Johnson Law Attends AAJ, 2/7/2014

Johnson Law Attends AAJ, 2/7/2014 On Friday, February 7, 2014 eight attorneys and four paralegals from Johnson Law traveled to New Orleans for the...
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Oakland County Deputy Charged in Deadly Crash. Lawyer Ven Johnson Retained by Hooks Family

Oakland County Deputy Charged in Deadly Crash. Lawyer Ven Johnson Retained by Hooks Family For Immediate Release: January 11, 2014 Oakland County sheriff’s deputy,...
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Fighters: Tommy Hearns & Johnson Law (1/15/14)

Fighters: Tommy Hearns & Johnson Law (1/15/14) The members of the Johnson Law team were honored to spend a day with one of history’s...
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Giving back this holiday. (12/1/13)

Giving back this holiday. (12/1/13) Johnson Law continued our annual tradition of honoring Detroit’s Community Fighters at our 2013 Holiday Party.  Gleaners Community Food...
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Announcing our newest location in Grand Rapids

Announcing our newest location in Grand Rapids (DETROIT, MI) – The newly renovated Grand Rapids office for Johnson Law, PLC, the law firm started...
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