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Flint Water Class Action Legal Team Opens Flint Office and Resource Center

[caption id="attachment_1385" align="alignleft" width="326"]Class Action Legal Team in Front of Flint Office The Flint Water Class Action Legal Team[/caption] The Flint Water Class Action Legal Team has opened a law office and resource center for clients and Flint residents. The office is located at 1176 Robert T. Longway Boulevard in downtown Flint. Jointly operated by the Flint Water Class Action Legal Team and the American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan, the law office will provide a convenient location for clients and residents to meet with attorneys regarding their legal options and participation in the class actions. The office will also serve as a community resource for information relating to various programs and options available for residents affected by Flint's contaminated drinking water. "Flint residents need to fully understand all of the legal options open to them. With a local office in the center of town, it will be easier for residents and clients to meet with us," said Michael Pitt. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Residents can call ahead to schedule appointments with legal team. The Flint office telephone number is 248-398-9800.

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.