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Crain's Covers Pitt Led Flint Contaminated Water Suit vs. Gov. Snyder

A group of residents has filed a class-action lawsuit against Gov. Rick Snyder, the State of Michigan and the City of Flint, as well as state and Flint municipal employees on claims related to lead contamination of drinking water in Flint.

Royal Oak-based law firm Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers PC issued a press release Sunday saying the plaintiffs claim health and property damages resulting from exposure to lead-tainted city water.

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M. Pitt Cited in MLive Report on Midland Area Couple's Claim Filed Against the Federal Energy Resource Commission in Edenville Dam Collapse

Michael Pitt was quoted in MLive coverage of the claim filed against the Federal Energy Commission by a Midland Couple for property and personal damages caused by flooding after the collapse of the Edenville Dam in May 2020. The firm is representing Dan and Cathy Miller and filed a $1.25 million claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Read entire article here.

Midland Daily News -- "Lawsuit Blames State Agencies for Dam Failures"

Mike Pitt, Ted Leopold and Paul Stephen were referenced as plaintiffs' attorneys in a Midland Daily News report on the lawsuit filed June 25 in the Michigan Court of Claims. The coverage notes that the suit's 15 plaintiffs owned property and homes which were damaged or destroyed in the May 19 Midland area flooding caused by the collapse of the Edenville Dam. Read full article here.