FEDERAL COURT ISSUES 53 PAGE OPINION GRANTING COMPLETE DISMISSAL OF HOMEOWNER’S CLAIMS OF FIRST AMENDMENT RETALIATION AND OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL CLAIMS.

Posted May 16, 2012, 10:14 AM.

On May 16, 2012, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granted the complete dismissal of a retaliation lawsuit filed against Chesterfield Township, holding that none of the evidence supported any of Plaintiff’s claims.  The Township was defended by McGraw Morris P.C. attorneys Thomas J. McGraw and Christopher J. Raiti. As reported in … Read More

STATE COURT GRANTS COMPLETE DISMISSAL OF PLAINTIFF’S DEFAMATION AND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT CASE.

Posted April 9, 2012, 10:13 AM.

On April 9, 2012, the Genesee County Circuit Court granted summary disposition in favor of Clayton Township, its Chief of Police, several police officers and its former Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) Coordinator. All Defendants were defended by McGraw Morris P.C. attorneys Thomas J. McGraw and Christopher J. Raiti. Plaintiff, the former Chief of Police … Read More

MCGRAW MORRIS IS HIGHLIGHTED IN MICHIGAN LAWYERS WEEKLY FOR IMPORTANT LEGAL VICTORY

Posted January 23, 2012, 10:11 AM.

On January 23, 2012, the Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Michigan’s principal legal newspaper, highlighted McGraw Morris’ victory in the Genesee County Circuit Court for the complete vacation of a binding arbitration decision. This victory was important because courts rarely vacate binding arbitration awards and do so only under very specific circumstances. Click here to read the full … Read More

STATE COURT VACATES BINDING ARBITRATION DECISION AND UPHOLDS EMPLOYER’S VOLUNTARY QUIT POLICY

Posted September 12, 2011, 10:10 AM.

On September 12, 2011, the Genesee County Circuit Court granted summary disposition to a municipal water authority and vacated a binding arbitration decision in its entirety. This dispute involved the voluntary quit of the water authority’s former employee after the employee was absent for three consecutive days without notifying the employer. The water authority was … Read More

MCGRAW MORRIS P.C. NAMED ONE OF CRAIN’S DETROIT BUSINESS’ 2011 COOL PLACES TO WORK!

Posted September 5, 2011, 10:08 AM.

Crain’s Detroit Business has selected McGraw Morris P.C. as one of the coolest places to work in 2011. Awards were judged by Crain’s and the American Society of Employers who recognized companies and nonprofits that take talent attraction and retention seriously. Selected companies acknowledged the importance their workers play in the success of their business … Read More

STATE COURT DISMISSES PLAINTIFF’S DEFAMATION CLAIM ON THE BASIS OF GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY

Posted August 15, 2011, 10:08 AM.

On August 15, 2011, the Genesee County Circuit Court denied Plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration and affirmed its July 18, 2011 dismissal of a defamation lawsuit filed against a Clayton Township Trustee. The Court ruled that because the allegedly defamatory comments were uttered by sitting member of the Township’s Board of Trustees at a open public … Read More