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Michigan Food and Water Contamination May Be Causing Serious Injuries, Illnesses

2018-04-10T18:11:00+00:00 Blog|

By Nolan Erickson Michigan Food and Water Contamination May Be Causing Serious Injuries, Illnesses For a state that prides itself on its beautiful waterways and natural resources, Michigan is the site of several major water and food contamination disasters. At least five instances of serious chemical pollution are still causing public health problems to this [...]

Dr. Raymond Allard Accused of Sexual Harassment in 2014; Part IV

2018-03-22T15:17:00+00:00 Blog|

By David Mittleman As early as 2014, numerous Sparrow officials knew of Dr. Allard's misconduct, abhorrent behavior, and unsanitary medical practices. In 2014 Carson Hospital received complaints against Dr. Raymond Allard's conduct. A surgical assistant who had a long time relationship with Dr. Allard was discharged from employment upon complaining to Sparrow Carson Hospital regarding [...]

“Nice-Guy” Child Molesters

2018-03-06T00:20:00+00:00 Blog|

By David Mittleman Nice-guy prolific pedophile predators may offend 200-400 times or more before being caught, if ever. Most don't get caught. Here in East Lansing, Larry Nassar will go down in history as having been then the perpetrator of the largest university sexual assault scandal ever. How and why could this have occurred over [...]

Sparrow Hospital Infection Investigation by Feds Released

2018-03-02T18:34:00+00:00 Blog|

By David Mittleman Numerous Sparrow Hospital officials were aware that orthopedic surgeon Raymond Allard, D.O., was engaging in unsanitary surgical and post-surgical practices that were causing patients to develop rampant infection, including antibiotic resistant infections. The Sparrow Hospital officials, including hospital administration and the chief of surgery, did not dismiss, suspend or reprimand Dr. Allard [...]

Raymond Allard, D.O., Engages in “Bizarre” Behavior at Sparrow Hospital, Causing Infections in Patients; Sparrow Covers it Up

2018-02-16T16:53:00+00:00 Blog|

By David Mittleman Raymond Phillip Allard, D.O., who was an orthopedic surgeon at Sparrow Health System and Sparrow Carson Hospital until recently, is currently under investigation by Michigan's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) due to complaints made by a nurse anesthetist. Sparrow Carson Hospital is also [...]

Sparrow Hospital Infections Problem

2018-02-15T16:27:00+00:00 Blog|

By David Mittleman A nurse anesthetist named Jonnie Vanderhoef filed a complaint with the state of Michigan, claiming that Dr. Raymond Phillip Allard, an orthopedic surgeon who works for Sparrow Health System and Sparrow Carson Hospital, has a complete disregard for patient safety and an exceedingly high infection rate. Specifically, Vanderhoef claims that Dr. Allard's [...]

Marijuana Law Update: Big Changes to Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act

2018-01-30T19:32:00+00:00 Blog|

By John W. Fraser On January 26, 2018, Governor Snyder signed into law Public Act 10 of 2018, which amends the Michigan's Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (“MMFLA”) for the better. The MMFLA authorizes commercial enterprise of medical marijuana in Michigan that builds off 2008's voter-enacted ballot initiative that became the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. [...]

AG Sessions Rescinds Federal Marijuana Guidance, But There’s No Need to Panic (Yet)

2018-01-12T21:44:00+00:00 Blog|

By John W. Fraser On January 4, 2018, United States Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III issued a memorandum that rescinded previous guidance on federal enforcement of marijuana laws in states that had legalized some form of medical marijuana use. The prior federal guidance, commonly known as the “Cole Memo” that indicated that the Department [...]