News from Thrun Law


Employer Defeats ADA Claim by Engaging in Interactive Process

January 7th, 2019

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Michigan, recently rejected an employee’s failure to accommodate claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because the employer appropriately[...]


Wishing Kevin Harty a Happy Retirement

January 2nd, 2019

Thrun Law Firm announces the well-deserved retirement of our colleague and friend Kevin Harty who is retiring after 36 years of exemplary service to this Firm and the[...]


2018 Hard Cap Limits for Medical Benefit Plans

October 15th, 2018

In a memorandum dated September 17, 2018, the Michigan Department of Treasury notified all public employers of the “hard cap” contribution limits under the Publicly Funded Health Insurance[...]


Sixth Circuit Orders Payment for Private School Placement

October 8th, 2018

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, whose decisions are binding in Michigan, recently ruled in favor of the parents of a special education student who privately placed[...]


Summer Tax Resolution Reminder

October 1st, 2018

Does your school currently have a summer tax levy of either 50% or 100%? Does your school wish to continue levying summer taxes for the 2019 tax year?[...]


Are Your Administrative Guidelines in Violation of the Open Meetings Act?

September 27th, 2018

One area commonly addressed by board policies and administrative guidelines is student discipline procedures, includ­ing suspension and expulsion hearings. Many schools, however, have administrative guidelines for student suspension[...]


Model Vaping Policy and Handbook Language Available

September 24th, 2018

Vaping, a phenomenon in which an individual uses an e-cigarette or other electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) device to inhale vapor, has surged in popularity among students in[...]