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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, Bonanni & 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.

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.