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Flint WJRT TV, Saginaw WEYI and WNEM Cover PMPR Led Flint Water Meeting

FLINT, Michigan (WJRT) - (04/24/17) - A Flint mom --whose baby was born premature -- is among those searching for answers about the lawsuits and the future of the Flint Water Crisis.

Flint WJRT TV, Saginaw WEYI and WNEM Cover PMPR Led Flint Water Meeting - News - Pitt, McGehee, Palmer, Bonanni & Rivers, P.C. - Flint+mother+seeks+answers

Monday night we heard from attorneys who are working on these cases, one of the more recent is the 722 million dollar class action lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency. Individuals who have filed in this lawsuit and others had a chance to ask questions and learn more about the status of their cases. "First and foremost the guiltiest of them all is Governor Rick Snyder," remarked Michael Pitt, an attorney with the Flint Water Class Action Legal Team. Pitt opened the meeting by listing off the names of all 24 defendants named in lawsuits filed in the wake of the Flint water crisis, including the state of Michigan and the City of Flint. "Last but not least is the US Government - sued for misconduct and negligence of the EPA," Pitt said. Pitt noted last week the Department of Justice attorney representing the EPA turned over 60,000 documents to his team. Right now the lawsuit - filed by Jan Burgess - and 1703 other individuals - will be joined by an additional 900 individuals before it's all said and done, according to Pitt. See the rest of the WJRT ABC story here See the WEYI NBC story here See the WNEM CBS Story here    

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.