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September 2017 Archives

Racial discrimination housing complaints on the rise

Political tensions in the country have led to an increase in accusations of racial discrimination. In this atmosphere, Michigan authorities that manage public housing have a greater chance of receiving complaints from residents or potential renters who feel mistreated because of their race, sex, religion, disability status or national origin.

Reviewing the consequences of a contract dispute

Contract disputes have a number of causes. Sometimes, these disputes involve an employee, while others are between businesses. We know how difficult it can be for business owners to work through a contract dispute, especially if they are already facing a considerable amount of pressure due to daily responsibilities. Unfortunately, contract disputes can have a number of repercussions, regardless of the outcome, and it is important for business owners in Detroit and Chicago to protect themselves.

Learn more about the Fair Housing Act

When Michigan residents go to buy or rent a home, apartment, co-op or townhouse, they may be covered under the Fair Housing Act. It states that most landlords and homeowners cannot discriminate based on factors such as race, national origin or familial status. Familial status means that a landlord or property owner generally cannot refuse to deal with someone who is pregnant or has children under the age of 18.

Chicago lawsuit targets candy company

There are many different reasons behind customers' decisions to take legal action against a company. However, it is vital for business owners in Chicago to keep in mind that even seemingly insignificant business lawsuits can spell disaster and create serious challenges for a company. Sometimes, litigation can be completely unexpected and may involve accusations that many would consider facetious.

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