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Lawyers and doctors are teaming up to provide better health care – and legal aid – to Michiganders

January 23, 2020, Second Wave Michigan – According to the Justice Gap Report, in 2017, 86% of the civil legal problems reported by low-income Americans received inadequate or no legal help. 41% of those issues related directly to healthcare.

In Michigan, medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) are working to change that by integrating free, professional legal services directly into healthcare settings.

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