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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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WSU Professor Awarded $300K in Age Discrimination Case

[caption id="attachment_1378" align="alignleft" width="225"] Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz[/caption] Wayne State University is appealing a jury verdict received by veterinary professor Dr. Karen Hrapkiewicz in an age discrimination action handled by firm...

McGehee Featured on WXYZ TV Spotlight Program

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee was featured on the April 17 edition of WXYZ TV 7's Spotlight on the News program to discuss class action lawsuits the firm has filed as a result of the Flint water crisis. Spotlight on the...

New Class-Action Lawsuits Filed By Flint Residents

Complaint in Genesee County Circuit Court asks for Injunction against Water Shut-offs, Declaration that Water Users who Received Dangerous Water are Not Responsible for Paying Bills FLINT, Mich., Jan. 19, 2016-- A group of Flint residents have...

Crain's Detroit Business Discusses UIA Suit with Lord

From Crain's Detroit Business, Dec. 6 in a story by Chad Halcom About three years ago, the state launched its Michigan Integrated Data Automated System, which is able to cross-check benefit claimants against other computer records and flag events...