Flint Water Class Action Update 

Flint Water DepartmentIf you were a Flint water user since April 2014, when the City of Flint started using Flint River water, please provide us with information at the link below so that we can evaluate your claims.  

Flint Water Class Action Questionnaire Form

Those who who would like to have questions answered about the lawsuit or how they can participate can call Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers P.C. at 248-658-0020.  For documents, media coverage and updates, visit the Flint Water Class Action website or “LIKE” us on the Flint Water Facebook Page.


April 24, 2017 –

Flint Water Informational Meeting Draws Media Attention 

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MORE THAN 1,700 FLINT RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS FILES SUIT AGAINST THE EPA

DETROIT, January 30, 2017 – A group of more than 1,700 Flint residents have filed a $772 million lawsuit against the U.S. Government for the negligence of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its failure to prevent the public health catastrophe known world-wide as the “Flint Water Crisis” from occurring. The 37-page complaint was filed here today in U.S. District Court by Jan Burgess and 1,706 other Flint residents.

The lawsuit seeks a judgement against the EPA for damages incurred by Burgess and the other plaintiffs in the amount of $772.4 million or more. It alleges the EPA’s failure to act on a timely basis led to massive injuries to the plaintiffs, including lead poisoning, dermatological problems, loss of hair, gastrointestinal disorders, emotional distress, damage to real estate and personal property and loss of property values.

Read the entire press release here

Read the complaint here

Detroit News Coverage

Huffington Post Coverage


The Flint Water Class Action Legal Team

The Flint Water Class Action Legal Team

FLINT WATER CLASS ACTION LEGAL TEAM OPENS LOCAL OFFICE AND RESOURCE CENTER

The Flint Water Class Action Legal Team has opened a Flint law office and resource center for clients and Flint residents seeking information about their legal options. The office is located at 1176 Robert T. Longway Boulevard in downtown Flint.

The office telephone number is 248-658-0020. Hours are scheduled for Monday through Thursday day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but may vary. Residents can call ahead to schedule appointments with members of the legal team. In addition, the office will serve as a resource center for residents seeking information regarding various government assistance programs.

The office is jointly operated by the Flint Water Class Action Legal Team and the American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan.

“Flint residents need to understand all of the legal options available to them and these offices will be a central source for that information,” said Michael Pitt of the legal team. “This office will provide a convenient location where clients and residents can meet with attorneys regarding the class actions. We are also planning to have information that residents can access to better understand programs that may be available to them,” said Pitt.


A city resident speaks at a Flint Water Class Action information meeting. (2)

A city resident speaks at a Flint Water Class Action information meeting

Cary McGehee updates residents on lawsuits at Flint Water Class Action public information meeting. (2)

Cary McGehee updates residents on lawsuits at Flint Water Class Action public information meeting.

Michael Pitt and Cary McGehee interview Flint residents at public information session. (2)

Michael Pitt and Cary McGehee interview Flint residents at public information session.

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The Flint Action Class Action Attorney/Law Clerk Interview Team.

 

 

Recent News Coverage

Detroit News (“Flint Water Lawsuit Dismissed by Judge”)
http://detne.ws/2l46UTM

MLive (“Lawyers to Appeal Dismissal of Flint Water Crisis Lawsuit”)
http://bit.ly/2kGUbJE

 

ABA Journal

Who’s to Blame for the Flint Water Crisis?

ABC News
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/judge-lets-flint-residents-lawsuit-state-move-ahead-43106124

San Francisco Chronicle
http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/article/Judge-lets-Flint-residents-lawsuit-against-state-10417456.php

WUOM FM (NPR)
http://michiganradio.org/post/judge-dismisses-part-upholds-part-flint-water-lawsuit

Detroit News (“Judge: Flint Residents Can Sue State Over Water Crisis”) 
 
Detroit Free Press (“Judge: Flint Water Allegations ‘Shock the Conscience'”)
http://on.freep.com/2eVDVQf

MLIVE
Live (“Court Allows Part of Flit Lawsuit to Move Ahead Against State”)
http://bit.ly/2dNjlnW

U.S. News & World Report (“Judge Lets Residents’ Lawsuit Against State Move Ahead”)
http://bit.ly/2fcCIrz

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McGehee Featured on WXYZ TV Spotlight Program Discussing Water Suit

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

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

Michael Pitt Featured in National Law Journal Flint Water Coverage

Michael Pitt Featured on WKAR’s “Current State” Flint Water Crisis Coverage

Flint Water Crisis Press Conference Draws Media Attention Across the Country