"The State of Michigan has agreed to a settlement in the John Doe(s) vs. Michigan Department of Corrections case. Pitt McGehee attorneys are part of the legal team representing the plaintiffs who alleged they were sexually abused by adult inmates while they were incarcerated in Michigan prisons. The announcement regarding the settlement agreement was covered by numerous media outlets, including the following:
Bridge Michigan -- "Michigan Agrees to Pay $80 Million in Juvenile Prison Suit, Enact Reforms"
Detroit News -- "State of Michigan Set to Pay $80M to Settle Sex Abuse Suit with Former Juvenile Offenders"
Detroit Free Press -- "Michigan to Pay $80M to Settle Claims of Abuse of Young Male Prisoners"
The New York Times -- Michigan Settles Lawsuit Over Teen Abuse in Prison for $80M"
WXYZ/ABC/Detroit -- Michigan to Pay $80M to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Abuse of Minors in Prison"
BET -- "Michigan Department of Corrections to Pay $80M to Settle Sex Abuse Claims"
FOX 17 News/West Michigan -- "MI to Pay $80M in Lawsuit Over Alleged Sexual Assaults in Prison"