Flint Water Class Action Legal Team Opens Flint Office and Resource Center

The Flint Water Class Action Legal Team has opened a law office and resource center for clients and Flint residents. The office is located at 1176 Robert T. Longway Boulevard in downtown Flint. Jointly operated by the Flint Water Class Action Legal Team and the American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan, the law office

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PMP&R Leads Fight for Flint Residents in Contaminated Water Crisis

As the saga of the Flint water crisis continues to unfold, state, city and federal officials still seek answers and solutions for one of the worst — and most-publicized — man-made disasters of our time. At the same time, firm attorneys and the Flint Class Action Legal Team continue their legal battle on behalf of

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Associated Press/WSBT-TV/CBS – PMP&R’s Lord Interviewed in UIA Fraud Story

LANSING, Mich. (AP) A $47 million computer system that came online after the state’s unemployment insurance agency laid off about 400 people in 2012 to cut costs has been mistakenly charging thousands of people with fraud, some lawyers say. State lawmakers are holding a series of legislative hearings, with two scheduled this week, to see

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Detroit Free Press: PMPR Attorney Lord Says State UIA System is “Flawed”

Detroit Free Press — LANSING — An attorney suing the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency, alleging it has wrongly accused tens of thousands of residents of fraud and unlawfully confiscated tens of millions of dollars in benefits and penalties, says an auditor general’s report released last week that was highly critical of the agency supports her claims. In

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Detroit News – Pitt Leads Targeting of EPA in Flint Water Class Action

From the Detroit News The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now the latest governmental entity targeted for damages in a class action lawsuit stemming from the Flint water crisis. On Monday, attorneys for more than 500 current and former city residents filed claims for personal injury and property damage. Those claims, which fall under the

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Pitt Quoted in Free Press Story on City of Flint Fighting Water Class Action

From April 18 Edition of the Detroit Free Press A group of Flint residents suing over the water crisis is dealing with the immunity argument again, this time in a challenge from local officials. In a court filing today, the City of Flint asked a federal judge to dismiss a class-action against it on immunity grounds. The

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McGehee Featured on WXYZ TV Spotlight Program

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee was featured on the April 17 edition of WXYZ TV 7’s Spotlight on the News program to discuss class action lawsuits the firm has filed as a result of the Flint water crisis. Spotlight on the News, now in its 51st season, is Michigan’s longest-running weekly news and

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Fox 2, Flint 12 Cover Opening of New Downtown Flint Class Action Office

The Flint Water Class Action team of attorneys, including Michael Pitt and Cary McGehee of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers have opened a new office in Flint that has received a good share of media attention including TV stories from Flint’s ABC 12 and Detroit’s Fox 2.  The new office is located at 1176 Robert

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Pitt McGehee’s Flint Water Website Draws Attention from Detroit News

Jan Burgess is legally blind, but that doesn’t stop the Flint resident from playing detective when gathering evidence to document the impact the city’s corrosive water has had on her body, home and well-being. Anxious for information on the case, Burgess seeks updates from a website,flintwaterclassaction.com, that was designed by a Metro Detroit legal team

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Michael Pitt Featured in National Law Journal Flint Water Coverage

A flood of lawsuits has been filed this month over the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, but the unprecedented situation that exposed thousands of children to lead contamination has plaintiffs lawyers scrambling to figure out who — if anyone — will pay. As a U.S. House committee held hearings this month over the problems in

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