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Pitt, Bonanni and Kohl Join Suit Against Lansing School District by Autistic Student

A 13-year old Lansing boy and his mother have filed suit against the Lansing School District (LSD) and several of its top administrators in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The Complaint asserts former tenured LSD special education teacher Lester Duvall abused students with the district's full knowledge for more than a decade before he attacked and seriously injured the young plaintiff in 2014. Jennifer Garza and her son are represented in the matter by Peter W. Alfert, of Hinton Alfert & Kahn, in Walnut Creek, CA,, and Todd Boley and Zoya Yarnykh of Boley Law in Alameda, CA, as well as Michael Pitt, Megan Bonanni and Rachael Kohl of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, one of the largest and most experienced employment and civil rights law firms in Michigan. MORE

McGehee and MCHR Prepare for Freedom Tour

From the Detroit Free Press Two dozen students wielded rakes, brooms and garbage bags Saturday as they cleaned up Viola Liuzzo Park in northwest Detroit. The group plans to travel in June to the Deep South, then spend a week touring sites of civil...

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...