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Michael Pitt Suit Cited in Detroit News Juvenile Jail Abuse Story

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers partner Michael Pitt's suit against the Michigan Department of Corrections was featured in a recent Detroit News article regarding juvenile prisoners who have claimed abuse and rape. John Doe 11 is one of 11 unnamed plaintiffs saying Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Department of Corrections and 15 wardens from facilities around the state violated their civil rights --- essentially failing to protect an at-risk segment of the prison population and demonstrating "deliberate indifference to their safety." Another 200-plus inmates have responded to a notice of a class-action lawsuit, according to the plaintiffs' legal team of Deborah LaBelle and Michael Pitt. You can read the entire article here.

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...

Pitt Led Flint Water Meeting Draws TV Attention

More than 100 Flint residents attended a meeting Dec. 1 at the Northbank Center in Flint looking for more information on a class action law suit against Michigan Governor Snyder regarding contaminated water int he Flint water system.  You can...