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The State of Michigan agreed to a settlement in the John Doe(s) vs. Michigan Department of Corrections

"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"
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Detroit News -- "State of Michigan Set to Pay $80M to Settle Sex Abuse Suit with Former Juvenile Offenders"
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Detroit Free Press -- "Michigan to Pay $80M to Settle Claims of Abuse of Young Male Prisoners"
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The New York Times -- Michigan Settles Lawsuit Over Teen Abuse in Prison for $80M"
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WXYZ/ABC/Detroit -- Michigan to Pay $80M to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Abuse of Minors in Prison"
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BET -- "Michigan Department of Corrections to Pay $80M to Settle Sex Abuse Claims"
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FOX 17 News/West Michigan -- "MI to Pay $80M in Lawsuit Over Alleged Sexual Assaults in Prison"
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Carlson Quoted in Crain's Right to Work Update

Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden attorney Kevin Carlson was queried by Crain's Detroit Business reporter Chad Halcom recently regarding his views on the state of Michigan's pending Right to Work legislation which goes into effect...

Michael Pitt Named Lawyer of the Year

Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden founding member Michael Pitt has been named Best Lawyers' 2013 Detroit Employment Law - Individuals "Lawyer of the Year." Mr. Pitt was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 19th edition of Best Lawyers...

Cary McGehee Named to 2012 Women in the Law

Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden Partner Cary McGehee has been honored as a prestigious Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Michigan Women in the Law" for 2012. You can read her Michigan Lawyers Weekly profile here. 

McGehee on Law, Life and Basketball

Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden partner Cary McGehee was recently the subject of an insightful profile posted by THELAW.tv which discussed her love of the law AND basketball. You can read the Q&A here.

SAN JOSE -- Filing a lawsuit alleging systematic violations of the California Labor Code -- a legislative blunderbuss that sets the working conditions for smelters, miners, telegraph operators and now strippers -- a "poletariat" mass of 11 former...