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WILX News 10 Talks to Bonanni About Lansing Schools Suit

Megan Bonanni on News 10From News 10 in Lansing - The Lansing School District fired Lester Duvall in January a little more than two months after he was accused of hurting a 12-year-old student with autism. The boy's mother, Jennifer Garza, explained, "Christian was pulled out of an aisle of desks, picked up, thrown into an old wood teacher's desk, my son kicked him a few times and then he was picked up again and thrown opposite the direction into the bookshelf so hard that his head broke the bookshelf." Garza told NewsWILX News 10 Talks to Bonanni About Lansing Schools Suit - News - Pitt McGehee Palmer and Rivers, P.C. - icon1 Ten she found out about the assault from a note Gardner Middle School sent home with her son. "I really hadn't even gotten a lot much more information until the Lansing Police Department got involved and it was the detective that informed me to what extent the trauma really was," Garza said. She was even more outraged when Duvall's 4th degree child abuse charged was reduced to disorder person - jostling. And, he was allowed to pay a $300 fine. "There has been over a decade of documented incidents with the school district that they did nothing about and that itself is outraging," Garza added. Her lawyers said they uncovered those incidents when they used the Freedom of InformationWILX News 10 Talks to Bonanni About Lansing Schools Suit - News - Pitt McGehee Palmer and Rivers, P.C. - icon1 Act to get written statements dating back to 2003 from the Lansing School District. "It's absurd. I don't know how it happened," Garza's attorney, Megan Bonnani, said. "For an individual with such a rich history of documented abuse ... It's not even a slap, less than a slap." You can see the News 10 story here

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...

Crain's Detroit Business Discusses UIA Suit with Lord

From Crain's Detroit Business, Dec. 6 in a story by Chad Halcom About three years ago, the state launched its Michigan Integrated Data Automated System, which is able to cross-check benefit claimants against other computer records and flag events...

Pitt Led Flint Water Meeting Draws TV Attention

More than 100 Flint residents attended a meeting Dec. 1 at the Northbank Center in Flint looking for more information on a class action law suit against Michigan Governor Snyder regarding contaminated water int he Flint water system.  You can...