Open Mike Podcast

Open Mike Podcast

Welcome to Open Mike, the podcast where Michigan’s leading attorney Mike Morse lays down the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth when it comes to your rights, current events, and so much more. Hear exclusive interviews with superstar authors, leaders, activists, experts, and entrepreneurs telling it like it is. You’ll learn what insurance companies, the government, and other lawyers don’t want you to know — so you can go for the win in law, and in life!... Show More

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Sharon McPhail served as a member of the Detroit City Council from from 2002-2006, serving as chief council for the city of Detroit. She has also served as President of the National Bar Association as well as Vice President of the Detroit Branch of the NAACP.

She recently sat down with Mike to explore the many controversies that took place in Detroit during her time on City Council, and to give insight into the investigat... Read more

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Steve Dolunt is a former Assistant Chief in the Detroit Police Department who served in the department for years before being transferred to Internal Affairs. Once he began working in this department, he was one of the first members of the Detroit Police Department to view the memos related to Kwame Kilpatrick's illegal activities.

In this episode of Open Mike, Steve discusses his investigation into the now infamous f... Read more

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In this episode, Mike sits down with longtime friend and workers’ compensation attorney Peter Woll. With over 30 years of experience, Peter knows all the ins and outs of workers’ compensation law. He explains what workers’ comp is, what rights you have if you’re injured on the job, and what to expect when making a claim. Mike and Peter also bring up funny stories from their past.

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In this episode of Open Mike, Ross Lerner, 40-year advertising maven, founder of Lerner Advertising and the adman behind Mike's commercials talks all things advertising. They break down Mike Morse Law Firm's latest Super Bowl spot, recap what they thought were the best and worst ads in the game, and discuss why they take a different approach to advertising than other law firms. Ross shares his thoughts on the controversi... Read more

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Jesus Moreno is an accomplished triathlete, duathlete, and marathon runner who was involved in a catastrophic bus accident that left him with life-altering injuries. After being let down by another law firm, Jesus turned to Mike to handle his case, resulting in one of the largest legal settlements in Michigan's history.

On this moving episode of Open Mike, Jesus opens up about the severe extent of his injuries, how hi... Read more

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Thornetta Davis is a Detroit born-and-raised singer/songwriter who's performed alongside legends such as Ray Charles, Bob Segar, BB King, and Kid Rock.

In her recent conversation with Mike, Thornetta remembers her early music career and getting her songs played on the Sopranos and other HBO programs. Her and Mike also remember their Super Bowl commercial, and the social progress Detroit has made over the years. Thorne... Read more

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James Wendt, a young and brilliant attorney here at the Mike Morse Law Firm, has been taking on and winning countless personal injury cases in the state of Michigan over the past several years. In the latest episode of Open Mike, James and Mike reveal what to do immediately following an accident, how to maximize the winnings of a lawsuit, and which insurance options best protect you from accidents and injury.

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Zach Sweers, also known as "Anxiety War," has garnered over 640k subscribers and millions of views on YouTube with his vigilante-style predator busts. Zach made headlines in 2019 when Michigan prosecutors along with the state attorney general warned him to stop performing these busts for reasons of his own safety.

In this episode of Open Mike, Zach discusses how his YouTube channel began, why he feels his videos a... Read more

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On New Year's Eve, 21-year-old Deonte Higginbothom's home burnt to the ground in a fire that the Detroit Fire Department have yet to identify the cause of. While the house burnt, the 18 members of the Detroit Fire Department who were present controversially took a selfie in front of the home, which was later posted to Facebook, making international headlines.

Hear Deonte give his take on the event, what he would l... Read more

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Robert Dunlap is the Chief of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, specializing in Jails & Court Operations. In his recent talk with Mike, Chief Dunlap reveals the operations of the prison system, how the Wayne County Sheriff's Office works to protect its inmates, and his thoughts on Jeffrey Epstein's death in prison.

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Susan Morse is a veteran financial planner, long-time Detroit resident, and of course, Mike's mom! In her second episode of Open Mike, Sue remembers the early days of her career and the worst job she every took, how she became a financial planner, and she gives expert financial advice to recent college grads!

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Matthew Pepper is the CEO of the Michigan Humane Society, Michigan's largest and premier animal welfare organization. In his discussion with Mike, Matt discusses how he began his mission of helping animals, the amazing work the Michigan Humane Society is doing, current animal welfare laws, and how people can make a difference by donating, volunteering, or adopting.

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Detroit native Ira Lee Todd is a former police officer and criminal investigator. After being wrongfully charged with murder while working in a gang-related crimes task force within the Detroit Police Department, Ira made it his personal mission to help free the wrongly-convicted. One of his most notable cases was that of Davontae Sanford, who was wrongfully convicted of a quadruple homicide at the age of 14.

In his recen... Read more

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Tom Calcatera is a veteran attorney at the Mike Morse Law Firm with over 40 years of experience navigating tough personal injury cases.

In his most recent conversation with Mike, Tom gives advice on how to win your personal injury case and get the most compensation possible. He and Mike also discuss the reality of insurance companies, give expert advice on what to do after an accident, and tell some of his craziest courtr... Read more

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Chris Hansen is an American television journalist known for his work on Dateline NBC, particularly the well-known program To Catch A Predator. Just this year, Hansen has continued his fight against predators with his new YouTube channel titled Have A Seat with Chris Hansen, where he’s recently been digging deep into the controversy surrounding YouTube-er Onision.

In this episode of Open Mike, Mike sits down with Chris to ... Read more

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Adolph Mongo is a Detroit-based radio host and political advisor who’s worked with and consulted countless Detroit political and legal figures. He’s worked alongside individuals such as Coleman Young, Kwame Kilpatrick, and six different Michigan court of appeals judges. 

In 2015, he was involved in a controversial traffic stop in which he claims Detroit police mistreated him. In this episode of OpenMike, he and Mike go ba... Read more

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Dr. Joel Kahn is a renowned cardiologist and author who has pioneered the integration of holistic medicine and nutrition into the cardiology field. With a passion for reversing and preventing disease and premature death through heart health and diet, Dr. Kahn has been featured on numerous outlets including Dr. Oz, the Joe Rogan Experience, Huffington Post, Dr. Phil, Larry King, and many more.   In this exclusive interview with Mik... Read more

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Matthew Bates is an accomplished attorney at the Mike Morse Law Firm. He and Mike discuss what most people don't know about insurance companies, how a plaintiff wins a legal case, and what to do if you get hit in or by an Uber.

 

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Don Cummings is an accomplished attorney at the Mike Morse Law Firm and also a World Record-holding strongman. He and Mike break down the contingency fee system and how it helps everyday people access the courts. Don also discusses how he became interested in strongman training, his World Records, and also performs a few stunts for (and on) Mike. This may get a little dangerous...

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In May of this year, Michigan's state legislature passed a new no-fault law, changing fundamental aspects of Michigan's existing no-fault guidelines. Mike sits down with his mother, Susan Morse, and Co-Host and investigative reporter Kevin Dietz to talk about the controversy surrounding these new changes, how insurance companies will gain, and what you need to do to have the upper hand as a Michigan driver.

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