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Negative  impact of Instagram caused eating disorder and attempted suicide in Kentucky. 

July 27, 2022 Anorexia and suicidal ideation. Instagram is accused of “causing and contributing to burgeoning mental health crisis perpetrated upon the children and teenagers of the United States." In one lawsuit filed against the parent…
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A few simple ways to reduce teen dangers on Facebook and Instagram.

August 6, 2022 Prolonged exposure to social media platforms has led to suicidal ideation and completing the act itself, other types of self-harm, eating disorders, severe anxiety, depression, and patterns of sleep interruption. Congressional…
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Are girls really at a higher risk of suicide from excess social media time?

July 29, 2022 Advocates for social media platforms express that parental responsibility and control should be stronger to keep teens from excess time using social media. The problem is that many of the platforms are designed for signing up…
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Suicide: Are Facebook and Instagram a driving force?

July 26, 2022 Statistica reported that Facebook acted on approximately 6.8 million pieces of content that went against their community standards on encouraging suicide or self-injury, up from 6.1 million pieces of content in the preceding…
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Popcorn brain: Are social media platforms related to declining youth mental health.

Michigan - July 12, 2022 Overstimulation of the brain can lead to a biological effect referred to as “popcorn brain” which is a byproduct of spending too much time online.  The brain becomes overstimulated with a constant feed of information…
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Young social media user’s family sues Facebook, et al. after teenage suicide.

Michigan - July 4, 2022 A 17-year-old suffered from his social media addiction leading to his untimely demise by suicide.  The addiction kept him awake at all hours and he became obsessed with body image, sparking his mental health crisis…
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Here’s All the Celebs Who Filed for Divorce in 2022 So Far

The first half of 2022 has proven to be quite eventful. A war broke out between Ukraine and Russia and the U.S. is on the brink of a recession. There have also been a number of celebrity couples that have called it quits. Here’s a roundup…
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Are Abortions Illegal in the State of Michigan?

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022, which essentially cancels out a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, now has many questioning whether the procedure is illegal in Michigan. And if it is, what…
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Why Do People Keep Losing Their Lives Due to Fiery Semi-Truck Crashes in Michigan?

When a semi-truck strikes a passenger vehicle, this is unfortunately only the beginning of the issues. Tragically, these heavy vehicles often ignite, causing explosions, fires, and terrible injuries for innocent motorists. Often, these incidents…
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Woman Loses Custody of Child to Alleged Rapist

When Crysta Abelseth was just 16 years old, she encountered a man–John Barnes, who was 30 at the time. The two met in a bar (Abelseth entered with a fake ID) and ended up together back at his place that evening. The next morning, Abelseth…
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Michigan Resident Sues Florida’s Sheriff’s Office Over Wrongful DUI Arrest

If you’re ever pulled over by a police officer and he/she suspects you’ve committed a crime, they not only have the authority to arrest you, but also put you in jail. While some may be guilty of committing an offense that is worthy of these…
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‘Jackass’ Star Johnny Knoxville Files for Divorce After Almost 12 Years of Marriage

Johnny Knoxville and his wife Naomi Nelson will soon be headed to divorce court. Knoxville, who has gained recognition for his ridiculous stunts and role in the hit film Jackass, tied the knot with Nelson in Sept. 2010. According to People,…
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The Latest Semi-Truck Accidents in Michigan Will Shock You

Everyone knows that semi-trucks are dangerous in Michigan. When you're driving next to one of the vehicles on the highway, you might make sure you're maintaining plenty of distance. Perhaps you feel your blood pressure rise as you pass a semi-truck,…
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Common Excuses for DUIs in Michigan

When caught, drunk drivers often make all kinds of ridiculous excuses (1). Let's make one thing clear: There is no excuse for getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. Very few excuses will actually hold up in court, and drunk drivers should…
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Can I Get Pain and Suffering After a DUI Crash in Michigan?

Even those who have absolutely no legal experience are probably familiar with the phrase "pain and suffering." This broad term refers to the non-economic damages associated with an injury, and may include a number of specific mental and emotional…
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Semi-Trucks are Crashing Like Crazy in Michigan

If you've been keeping tabs on the news in Michigan over the past few months, you already know that semi-truck crashes are on the rise. In fact, that might actually be an understatement, as these commercial vehicles seem to be crashing virtually…