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Pitt Featured in WJRT 12 in Flint Water Decision Coverage

Flint (WJRT) - (8/1/17) Thousands of people in Flint have joined a class action lawsuit that is trying to compensate them for the pain and suffering that have endured because of high levels of lead in their water.

Pitt Featured in WJRT 12 in Flint Water Decision Coverage - News - Pitt McGehee Palmer and Rivers, P.C. - lawyers4

The two law firms involved in the class action lawsuit involving the Flint water emergency, Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers as well as Goodman and Hurwitz recently won a major victory and met in Detroit to discuss the case. The U-S Sixth District Court of Appeals has ruled that two class action lawsuits can proceed. Federal judge Judith Levy has scheduled a hearing for September 29. "She wants to make sure that this case is resolved as soon as possible so the people of Flint can get on with their lives," said attorney Michael Pitt. Attorneys involved in the case met Tuesday in Detroit for a strategy session. Their goal is to see that everyone who was exposed to the high lead levels in Flint water is compensated. See the entire Flint 12 story here.

Free Press Looks at UIA Data Glitch and Cites Lord

From the Detroit Free Press LANSING — Records obtained by the Free Press point to a major glitch in importing data into a $47-million computer system the Unemployment Insurance Agency used to detect claimant fraud, meaning the system often...

WSWS Covers UIA Decision and Shares Lord Reaction

A three-judge panel in the Michigan Appeals Court dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Michigan workers falsely accused of civil fraud in the notorious Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) “robo-fraud” scandal. In the July...

Free Press, News Bloomberg Cover UIA Fraud Decision

From the Detroit News Lansing — The Michigan Talent Investment Agency is asking district court judges to dismiss 186 bench warrants issued against residents who were accused of unemployment fraud and failed to appear in court to face...

Fox 17 Features Lord in UIA Update Story

MICHIGAN -- A court hearing is scheduled Friday in Detroit for a class-action lawsuit against the Unemployment Insurance Agency. Three judges in the Court of Appeals are tasked with deciding whether the case moves forward. Regardless of the outcome,...

Legal News Covers Robin Wagner's Arrival at PMP&R

From the Legal News Robin Wagner has joined Royal Oak, Mich. law firm Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers. The announcement was made by firm co-founding partner Cary McGehee. “We’re pleased to announce that Robin has joined our law firm,” said...