Jennifer Lord was interviewed (via phone) as part of a FOX 2 News story airing last night addressing reported layoffs of 8000 General Motors salaried workers:
Thousands of people were falsely accused of unemployment insurance fraud in Michigan, thanks to an automated computer system. Now a Court of Appeals panel has ruled their class-action lawsuit against the state of Michigan will be heard. Read full...
Lansing State Journal -- "Unemployment Fraud Case Moves Forward, With Millions at Stake for Victims, State"
A lawsuit filed against the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency by victims of a years-long fraud scandal can proceed, the Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.... Read full article here
Governor Gretchen Whitmer faces one of the biggest decisions of her nearly year in office now that the courts have cleared the way for the plaintiffs who sued the state more than four years ago over its wrongful conclusion they committed fraud to...
Law360 has published an update regarding a proposed class action accusing General Motors of selling vehicles with faulty transmissions. PMPR is one of the law firms representing the plaintiffs in this federal lawsuit.
Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers was referenced by Detroit News as one of the law firms representing the plaintiffs in its coverage of a federal class action lawsuit filed in regard to unhealthy conditions at Women's Huron Valley prison in...
Jennifer Lord was a guest presenter at the AI Now Institute's 2019 Symposium "The Growing Pushback Against Harmful AI." The event was held at NYU Skirball Center in New York City in early October. The symposium, attended...
Robin Wagner was one of 30 attorneys selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly for its 2019 Up and Coming Lawyers professional recognition. The honorees are attorneys in their first decade of practice who are having a significant impact and...
Legal News has published an announcement regarding Megan Bonanni's election as a Fellow to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Read full article here
Jennifer Lord was quoted by Legal News in coverage of her recent presentation at the"Litigating Algorithms" conference sponsored by AI Now Institute at NYU Law School.
Jennifer Lord was cited by Michigan Lawyers Weekly in an article on the problematic use of automation by public agencies to manage various benefits and welfare programs.
Lansing State Journal -- "Settlement Reached in Case of Lansing Teacher who Physically Abused Special Needs Student"
The Lansing State Journal reported on the settlement of a case involving a male student who was physically abused by a public school teacher. The teenaged student is represented by Megan Bonanni
East Village Magazine -- "Water Class Action Attorneys Detail Progress of Civil Cases; Not All Satisfied"
Julie Hurwitz, Ted Leopold, and Mike Pitt were quoted in East Village Magazine's coverage of the June 27 Flint Water Crisis town hall meeting and community update. Read the full article here
Four former leadership-level employees say Ford Motor Co. deprived them of retirement benefits by firing them during a sweeping global restructuring in May based on their age and how close they are to obtaining full pensions. Read full article
Remarks by Trachelle Young and Michael Pitt were featured in WNEM/NBC coverage of June 27 Flint Town Hall
WNEM/NBC/Flint-Saginaw -- "Town Hall to Update Flint Families About Civil Lawsuits"/3:19
Law360 reported on the transfer of proposed class action suit against General Motors from Florida to Michigan, citing PMPR as counsel for plaintiffs. Click here to read article
The media outlets below aired and published coverage of counsel's letter to Michigan Auditor General requesting an investigation of the Nassar Survivor Compensation Fund: WILX -- "'Wave 2' Nassar Survivors Want Investigation Into...
Michael Pitt was quoted by Detroit Free Press and Lansing State Journal as their coverage of the Coalition of Counsel's letter to Michigan's Auditor General requesting an investigation of irregularities in the Nassar Survivor...
Michael Pitt has been named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame - Class of 2019
Law360 published an article on last week's U.S. District Court ruling in Burgess vs. USA case
Read The Hills article on last week's U.S. District Court ruling in Burgess vs. USA case here.