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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Distracted driving, auto accidents and you; do you know your rights?

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Wrongful Death, Mathew J. Heos

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Are You Being Watched? If You're Injured and Pursuing a Claim for Injuries: Social Media Could Tweet Disaster

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Michigan Motorcycle Accident Injury Prevention: Helmets! A New Study Reveals our Choices

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Sunday, July 3, 2016

What's More Dangerous: A Driver Who is Impaired, Distracted or Has a False Sense of Security

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

A Family's Life is Changed but Good Lawyers Help Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Recover

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Monday, January 25, 2016

"In the Blink of An Eye - Life Changes - How Do You Move On? Michigan Law on Justice for Victims"

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Personal Injury

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Friday, August 28, 2015

I Was Injured in an Auto Accident - What do I do? Michigan Personal Injury Attorney Wendy Schiller-Nichols Has a Few Tips on What to Do: And Not Do

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Auto Accident Attorney Wendy Schiller-Nichols: Recent Fatalities Highlight the Need to CheckYour Insurance Coverage

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Can An Injured Person Recover Money Damages When An Injury Or Death Results?

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

 A question usually presented by the insurance company whether an injured person can recover money (or damages) when there is an injury or death as a result of an accident…and when alcohol is involved.  

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Non-criminal Conviction for a Operating While Intoxicated Charge

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, OWI

 Wendy Schiller-Nichols was able to get a careless driving (civil infraction) for a client charged with Operating While Intoxicated (OWI).  

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Dismissal Obtained Allowing Nichols Law Firm Client to Keep License

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving

Attorney Wendy Schiller Nichols was able to obtain a dismissal at a Secretary of State Hearing, which allowed her client to keep his license.

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Reckless Driving Result For Client of the Nichols Law Firm Originally Charged With Drunk Driving

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving

Wendy Schiller-Nichols was able to obtain a Reckless Driving for her client who had a breath test of .10, .11

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Michigan DUI Attorney Mike Nichols and Wendy Schiller Nichols Attend the Summer Session of the National College for DUI Defense

Categories: Michael J. Nichols, Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving, OWI

Mike Nichols Represents Michigan as the Michigan Delegate to the National College for DUI Defense

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Michigan DUI Attorney Mike Nichols and Wendy Schiller Nichols Attend the Summer Session of the National College for DUI Defense; Mike Nichols Represents Michigan as the Michigan Delegate to the National College for DUI Defense

Categories: Michael J. Nichols, Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving, OWI

The best drunk driving defense attorneys in the nation converge on Boston in late July every year and Mike Nichols and Wendy Schiller Nichols of East Lansing are among them in 2013.

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Always Ask for a Lawyer When Offered a Chemical Test – The Impact of “Hall vs State” at Secretary of State License Hearings

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving, OWI

Michigan’s Implied Consent Act states that everyone is “deemed” to have consented to a chemical test.

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Orange Cones On Michigan Roads - Slow Down or Face Increased Penalties

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If you injure a highway construction or maintenance worker, you can face up to one year in jail

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

“Just Say No” to Probation: Client convicted with a second OWI is sentenced to weekend class and fines/costs!

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving, OWI

Client on probation receives weekend class and fines and costs for a OWI second charge

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Drunk Driving in Jackson County DISMISSED after Jackson-DUI-attorney Wendy Schiller-Nichols files a motion challenging the Michigan State Police Trooper’s Stop!

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving, OWI

It is becoming the typical ploy by Michigan State Police these days: pull over someone for a “dangling object” then arrest them for driving under the influence.

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

THE NICHOLS LAW FIRM ASKS: CAN YOU PASS THE CITIZENSHIP TEST? Challenge your knowledge of American history this Independence Day!

Categories: Michael J. Nichols, Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols

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Monday, May 7, 2012

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT VS MICHIGAN’S NEW NO-HELMET LAW FOR MOTORCYCLISTS:

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Wearing a crash helmet while riding a motorcycle is now optional for Michigan residents. Being a riding enthusiast, Attorney Wendy Schiller-Nichols understands the pros and cons of wearing a helmet.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

WILL AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS INCREASE WITH PROPOSED LEGISLATION OF OFF-ROAD VEHICLES ACCESSING PUBLIC ROADS

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Will off-road vehicles (ORV) be allowed on roads?

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Sunday, April 15, 2012

CRACK DOWN ON DRUNK DRIVING OR OWI BY THE STATE OF MICHIGAN

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols

It is very important for people charged with operating while intoxicated or drunk driving to review all of the evidence that the State of Michigan has against them before making any decision in any drunk driving case.

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

CLIENT, WHOSE JOB REQUIRED HIM TO TRAVEL IN AND OUT OF CANADA, WAS FACING A CONVICTION OF OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED. WITH SUCH HIGH STAKES, WENDY SCHILLER-NICHOLS WAS ABLE TO OBTAIN A CARELESS DRIVING FOR HER CLIENT

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Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols obtained a Careless Driving for her client who was charged with Operating While Intoxicated. 

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Monday, April 9, 2012

PERSONAL PROTECTION ORDER DISMISSED: EAST LANSING ATTORNEY WENDY SCHILLER-NICHOLS OBTAINS JUSTICE FOR A NICHOLS LAW FIRM CLIENT

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Judge to terminate PPO Order issued against Nichols Law Firm client.

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Friday, March 23, 2012

MOTION TO SUPPRESS SUCCESSFUL FOR OWI CHARGE BASED ON LACK OF REASONABLE SUSPICION

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The Judge granted the motion stating that the type of driving he observed on the video did not rise to the level that would violate the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code.

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Monday, February 20, 2012

LAWSUIT FILED BY SNOWMOBILER

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Avid snowmobiler, Attorney Wendy Schiller-Nichols writes about personal injury protection under the No Fault Act.

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Friday, February 17, 2012

WENDY SCHILLER-NICHOLS ON THE LIABILITY AND THE JOY OF CHILDREN LEARNING TO SKI

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In this unpublished opinion, Plaintiff, a 13 year old boy, was taking snowboarding lessons at a Michigan ski resort.  The instructor at one point, stopped and turned to the boy and signaled to him to cross the hill. 

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Friday, August 12, 2011

CLIENT'S MINOR IN POSSESSION DISMISSED

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Attorney Wendy Schiller-Nichols obtained a dismissal of her client’s Minor in Possession (MIP) charge.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

OWI Charge dismissed allowing client to keep job and rehabilitate

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, Drunk-Driving, OWI

Wendy Schiller-Nichols obtained a dismissal for her client who was charged with Operating While Intoxicated.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

NLF Client Does Not Lose License Thanks To Cross-Examination

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, OWI

Thanks to the excellent cross-examination conducted by Wendy Schiller-Nichols of the arresting police officer, Client will not lose her driver's license for 1 year or receive 6 points on her driving record.

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Friday, August 7, 2009

Charges of Assault Causing Great Bodily Harm Dropped

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols

Attorney Wendy Schiller-Nichols obtained a Nolle Pros (dismissal) for her client who was charged with Assault causing Great Bodily Harm Less than Murder.  While the case was pending in Circuit Court, the charge was dropped by the prosecutor.  Ms. Schiller-Nichols was able to prove that the prosecutor failed to prove the minimum requirements for the elements of the crime at the preliminary examination.

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Monday, June 22, 2009

10 Year Felony Dismissed For Nichols Law Firm Client

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Wendy Schiller-Nichols of The Nichols Law Firm, obtained a plea to Assault and Battery (a Misdemeanor) for her client in exchange for dismissing the original charge of Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less than Murder (a 10 year Felony).

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Felony Charges Exchanged for a Misdemeanor

Categories: Wendy M. Schiller-Nichols, OWI

. . . successful in obtaining a OWI 2nd (Misdemeanor) for its client in exchange for dismissing the original charge of OWI 3rd (5 year Felony)

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Peer Recognition

Mike Nichols is a national leader in drunk driving defense. He is a member of the Forensic Committee and Michigan delegate to the National College for DUI Defense. He is also a Sustaining Member of the College. Nichols is also a founding member of the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys; a member of the American Chemical Society; an associate member of he American Academy of Forensic Science, Adjunct Professor of Forensic Evidence in Criminal Law and OWI Law and Practice at Cooley Law School. He is also author of the West OWI Practice book and several chapters in other books on science and the law.

Mike Nichols is recognized by his peers in Michigan as a “SuperLawyer” in DUI/Criminal Defense. Nichols has also been asked to speak at conferences by groups such as the NCDD; Various Bar Associations in other states.