Case Results

Lawrence M. Garner v City of Taylor

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Co-lead counsel for Plaintiff Violation of due process as it relates to residential home inspection tickets issued by the City
  • The Court approved a final settlement in July of 2018 with a settlement fund of $31,000 for 580 class members

James Abbott, et al. v City of Detroit

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Lead counsel for Plaintiffs
  • The City of Detroit assessed improper charges on water and sewer accounts
  • The Court approved a settlement on September 6, 2018, in the amount of $300,000 for 257 class members

Garner Properties v Charter Township of Redford

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Co-lead counsel for Plaintiff Violation of due process as it relates to residential home inspection tickets issued by the Township
  • The Court approved a settlement on September 12, 2018, creating a common fund of $390,000 for approximately 4,000 class members

NILI 2011, LLC, et al. v City of Warren

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Co-lead counsel for Plaintiffs Violation of due process as it relates to residential home inspection tickets issued by the City
  • The Court approved a final settlement on October 22, 2018, in the amount of $990,000 in funds available to be paid to class members, as well as a waiver of future inspection fees for a class of approximately 8,000 members

Village Center et al. v City of Detroit

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Lead counsel for Plaintiffs
  • Filed in June of 2007 for improper charges on water & sewage bills
  • Settled in July of 2008 for 3 million dollars and had approximately 2,300 class members

NNDJ et al. v National City Bank, et al.

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Lead counsel for Plaintiffs
  • Filed in October of 2007 for improper fees assessed for cashing a bank check
  • Settled in October of2008 for $106,000 and had over 1,000 class members

Lola Valley Terrace Assoc. v The Township of Redford

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Lead counsel for Plaintiffs
  • Filed in April of 2009 for improper charges on water and sewage bills
  • Settled for $66,000 with approximately 44 class members

Woodside Square Limited Partnership v City of Romulus

  • Wayne County Circuit Court for the State of Michigan
  • Lead counsel for Plaintiffs
  • Filed in August of 2009 for improper charges on water and sewage bills
  • Settled in October of 2010 for $176,000 with approximately 217 class members

Lanson Development Co v City of Dearborn

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Lead counsel for Plaintiffs
  • Filed in October of 2009 for improper charges on water and sewage bills
  • Settled in September of 2010 for $123,000 with approximately 62 class members

Garner v City of Roseville

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Co-lead counsel for Plaintiffs
  • Violation of due process at it relates to residential home inspection tickets issued by the city
  • Settled in January of 2017 for $150,000 with approximately 800 class members

Rusgo and Depanicis v Walter J Svenkesen Insurance

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Co-counsel for Plaintiff
  • Violation of the Telephone Communication Practices Act filed in August 2016
  • Settled in June of 2017 for $683,000 with 683 potential class members